Pier D Lambiase
Institute of Cardiovascular Science, University College London, and Barts Heart Centre, London, UK
Prof Pier Lambiase is a consultant cardiologist specialising in the treatment of heart rhythm disorders and pacemaker implantation. He graduated from Oxford University in 1992 and trained in cardiology at St Thomas’ and Hammersmith Hospitals. Following completion of a PhD in 2002, he undertook higher specialist training in electrophysiology and became a consultant cardiologist and senior lecturer at the Heart Hospital, UCL in 2006 and was promoted to reader in cardiology in 2012.
He was the British Cardiac Society Young Investigator in 2002 and finalist in the North American Pacing & Electrophysiology Society Young Investigator competition in the same year. He was awarded the British Cardiovascular Society Early Career Award for his research in 2015 and elected Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society the same year.
Prof Lambiase conducts research into the causes and treatment of inherited rhythm disturbances, sudden arrhythmic death syndrome and family screening. He has the co-written Heart Rhythm UK Guidelines on genetic testing and the management of these conditions and published more than 100 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters in cardiology. He is an editor of the Oxford Handbook of Inherited Cardiovascular Disease and the panel lead for the Royal College of Physicians Map of Medicine pathways in arrhythmia management. He is the British Heart Rhythm Society Chair for Research.