Mr Bryan undertook his basic medical education at the University
of Nottingham qualifying in 1982.
He trained in general surgery in Bristol and Cardiff. Subsequent
training in cardiothoracic surgery was at the University Hospital
of Wales in Cardiff, Papworth Hospital Cambridge and Washington
University, St Louis Missouri, USA.
Mr Bryan took up a Consultant Post at Bristol Royal Infirmary in
1993 and has worked in the institution ever since. He is currently
the lead doctor for the Bristol Heart Institute, a Principal
Investigator with a portfolio of studies on myocardial protection
within the Biomedical Research Unit and an examiner in cardiac
surgery for the Royal College of Surgeons.
Mr Bryan has a broad interest in adult cardiac surgery with a
particular focus on diseases of the thoracic aorta and
has recently taken on the role of clinical chair in the
division of Specialised Services