Board & observers

Dr Stephen Pettit

Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge

  • Stephen Pettit graduated from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, having completed a PhD in tumour and transplant immunology during his basic medical training.
  • He undertook general medical training in the West of Scotland and higher specialist training in the Mersey Deanery, including sub-specialty training at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Glasgow and Papworth Hospital.
  • His areas of sub-specialist interest are advanced heart failure, device therapy, mechanical circulatory support and heart transplantation.
  • He is an accredited Cardiac Device Specialist with the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners and the European Heart Rhythm Association.
  • Stephen Pettit was appointed a Consultant Cardiologist at Papworth in 2014.
  • As part of a multi-disciplinary team, he looks after patients with advanced heart failure, patients that have undergone heart transplantation and those that are being bridged to transplantation with ventricular assist devices.
  • He is also involved with implantation and follow-up of patients with cardiac resynchronisation therapy devices and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators.
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