The EMJ Podcast | Episode 108
This week, Jonathan spoke with David Hildick-Smith, Professor of Cardiology and Consultant Cardiologist at the Sussex Cardiac Centre, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals, UK. The pair discussed all things cardiology, with a key focus on interventional procedures and even took a look into David’s creative past. Pertinent topics discussed include the link between migraines and patent foramen ovale and the surge in adverse cardiac events in young athletes, for which David provides his expert perspective.
David Hildick-Smith is Professor of Cardiology and Consultant Cardiologist at the Sussex Cardiac Centre, both at the Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals, UK. Dr Hildick-Smith has received several noteworthy accolades, including the National Gold Clinical Excellence Award in 2018. He is also a prolific author, having co-authored over 300 peer-reviewed papers, and has experience with supervising and examining MD theses.
Dr Hildick-Smith contributes to a number of clinical studies, and sits on the International Advisory Board for both Heart and EuroIntervention. He is a regular contributor to worldwide conferences, including the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).