Dr James Cockburn
MBBS, BSC (HONS), MRCP, MD
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.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr James Cockburn at Spire include:
The Montefiore Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
British Cardiac Society
British Cardiac Interventional Society
Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton
I am married with two young boys. Outside of work I enjoy DIY, sailing, surfing and snowboarding.