Dr James Cockburn

Consultant Cardiologist

Practising at

The Montefiore Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr James Cockburn at Spire include:

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Professional profile

I started medical school at Imperial College, London in 1994. I took a gap year in 1997 to study pathology, and applied physiology as part of an intercalated BSc and was awarded 1st class honours.

I qualified as a doctor in 2000 (MB BS). Following house jobs I started core medical training completed on Guy's and St Thomas' Medical and Critical Care rotations.

Prior to starting formal cardiology training, I undertook a period of research (MD) undertaken at Kings College, London in vascular biology and cardiovascular risk.

I undertook Cardiology training on the London and South Thames training program.

After three years of general cardiology I started subspecialty training in coronary and structural heart intervention at Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton.

Prior to completing my training, I undertook an International interventional fellowship in coronary and structural heart intervention at Royal North|Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia.

Appointed Consultant Cardiologist (Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust), October 2013.

Clinical Interests


Special Clinical Interests: Adult general cardiology.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Cardiac Society
British Cardiac Interventional Society

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Current NHS posts

Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton

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Personal Profile

I am married with two young boys. Outside of work I enjoy DIY, sailing, surfing and snowboarding.

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