Prof. Derek Connolly, PhD FRCP
Professor of Cardiology, Consultant Cardiologist
Sandwell & City Hospital Birmingham, UK
Prof Derek Connolly, MB ChB [Edin] PhD [Cantab] FRCP is a Consultant Cardiologist at Birmingham City Hospital, Birmingham UK. He trained in Cambridge, London, Edinburgh and San Diego where he was a Carnegie Scholar. He has a first-class degree in Pharmacology from the University of Edinburgh where he was the Brunton medallist and Keasbey Bursary holder.
His PhD in molecular cardiology is from the University of Cambridge. He is the Chief or Primary Investigator of multiple large trials in Cardiovascular Medicine. He developed one of the UK's first primary angioplasty programmes and one of the UK's largest cardiac CT programmes. Prof Connolly is a very active researcher and has been the Chief or Principal investigator in many landmark trials that have improved the treatment of heart disease. He has personally undertaken over 10000 investigations and implanted over 4000 stents.