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Dr Mark Turner


Dr Mark Turner

Current Post:   Consultant Cardiologist
Specialties:   Adult Congenital and Structural Heart Disease Intervention
Prevention of stroke (PFO and AF)
Valve disease (especially related to TAVI)
Medical qualifications:  

MB CHB (Honours), FRCP, PhD


Date of registration:   July 1990
Membership of professional bodies:  

Royal College of Physicians (London), Bristish Congenital Cardiac Association, UK Sports Diving Medical Committee






Special clinical interests:  

Intervention including PFO / ASD closure, TAVI and pulmonary valve implantation
Prevention of stroke (PFO and AF), diving medicine and valve disease


Professional profile/background:  

Trained in Bristol University.
Royal Navy Medical Officer 1988-1998, leaving as Surgeon Lieutenant Commander.
Cardiology training in Plymouth, Cardiff, Great Ormond Street Hospital and UCLH Hospitals, London
PhD in Cardiff and Miami.
Consultant since 2005 specialising in Congenital and Structural intervention, including PFO, ASD closure, coarctation stenting and stent grafting, aortic and pulmonary valve implantation.
I was fortunate to work with Professor Bonhoeffer during the development of percutaneous valve treatments and now teach this technique to cardiologists in other centres in the UK and abroad.