Biography

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Andrew studied medicine at Queen’s University, Belfast and obtained cardiothoracic training in Newcastle upon Tyne, Middlesbrough and Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, where he focussed on cardiothoracic transplantation.  

He undertook a period of research funded by a Royal College of Surgeons of England Fellowship in the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute in Sydney, Australia, where he still holds an honorary faculty position, and subsequently obtained a higher degree from Newcastle University.  

He is a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of England and in Ireland, has held research fellowships from the National Heart Foundation of Australia and Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, was winner of the McCormack Medal in cardiothoracic surgery and was awarded a Hunterian Professorship by the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

He lives in rural North Yorkshire with his wife and children.

© Andrew Owens 2017