Dublin Cardiovascular Research Forum - Dr. Christopher Lockhart
Cardiovascular Research Institute Dublin at Mater Private Network is pleased to advise the Winter 2023 schedule for the Dublin Cardiovascular Research Forum.
For further information visit: www.cvridublin.ie/education-and-publication/dublin-cardiovascular-research-forum/future-events
Speaker: Dr. Christopher Lockhart, Consultant Cardiologist and network lead for Adult Congenital Heart Disease working at the Royal Victoria Hospital within the Belfast Trust.
Title: "Adult Congenital Heart Disease: State of Play and Future Horizons"
After graduating with honours from Queens University Belfast in 2002, he gained membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2005, and subsequently entered the specialty training programme for adult cardiology in Northern Ireland. Through 2010-2011 he worked in the adult congenital heart disease department in the Royal Brompton Hospital in London, and completed his training in 2012 at the Royal Victoria Hospital focusing on paediatric cardiology.
Dr. Lockhart took up post in Belfast as a consultant ACHD cardiologist in august 2012 and since then, in addition to overseeing the clinical care of ACHD patients in Belfast, has been responsible for setting up a regional ACHD service for Northern Ireland with network links to other major centres, and a formal transition service from paediatric cardiology. He oversees a formal ACHD research programme.
His clinical interests cover all aspects of ACHD care including inpatient and outpatient care, pulmonary hypertension associated with congenital heart disease, heart disease and pregnancy, cardiac catheterisation in ACHD patients and also trans-oesophageal echocardiography, in particular during interventional ACHD procedures.