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Dr Tom Johnson


Dr Tom Johnson

Tom Johnson
Current Post:   Consultant Cardiologist
Specialties:   Cardiology
Medical qualifications:   BSc (Hons) MBBS MRCP MD


Date of registration:  

GMC Registration 1998
CCT 2010

Membership of professional bodies:  

British Cardiovascular Society
British Cardiovascular Intervention Society






Special clinical interests:   Interventional Cardiology
Academic Cardiology


Professional profile/background:   Dr Johnson is fully trained in percutaneous coronary intervention and all aspects of general cardiology including hypertension, cardiovascular risk assessment, valvular heart disease, heart failure and arrhythmia.

He qualified from St Mary's Hospital (Imperial College, London) in 1998 and prior to commencing specialist training in the South West he undertook a period of research studying novel treatment strategies to prevent re-narrowing of stented coronaries and bypass grafts, culminating in the award of an MD. Additionally, he spent one year as Interventional Fellow at the world renowned Greenlane Cardiovascular Unit in New Zealand.

Dr Johnson has an active involvement within the NIHR Biomedical Research Unit at the Bristol Heart Institute as a principal investigator for two ongoing projects (PINPOINT-PPCI & ERUPT-MI), investigating patients suffering acute ST elevation MI. In addition, He was awarded a £100k research grant from Heart Research UK, in 2012, to develop the plaque characterisation capabilities of optical coherence tomography, an intravascular imaging tool.



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