Prof. Jonathan Townend specialized in cardiology

Prof. Jonathan Townend

Consultant Cardiologist and Honorary Professor in University of Birmingham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK.

Country United Kingdom
Speciality Cardiology
Subspeciality Interventional cardiology
Experience 1983 years
Languages English

Prof. Townend works as a Consultant of Cardiology at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and also an Honorary Professor at the University of Birmingham, UK. Prof. Townend was also the Clinical Service Lead for Cardiology at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for 4 years. He was secretary of the Clinical Autonomic Research Society for 4 years and a member of the British Heart Foundation (BHF). He has published in a variety of fields including cardiac autonomic control, coronary artery disease. Prof Townend was also the associate Director for Research & Development at University Hospitals Birmingham.

Areas of expertise: Atherosclerosis, Interventional Cardiology, Coronary Angiography and Myocardial Infarction.

About

Prof. Townend was born in York and educated in Cumbria, UK. His undergraduate training was at the University of Birmingham where he included an intercalated Bachelor of Sciences in Physiology. His post graduate training was in Birmingham and St George’s Hospital London, UK. He undertook a research with Professor Littler at the University of Birmingham leading to the degree of MD in 1994. He was appointed as a Lecturer at the University Department of Cardiology in 1994 and then British Heart Foundation Senior Lecturer 1997-2002. He was appointed as a Consultant Cardiologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham in 2002. He was elected Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of London and Fellowship of the European Society of Cardiology in 2002. Prof. Townend was Clinical Service Lead for Cardiology at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham from 2011-2015. He was secretary of the Clinical Autonomic Research Society between 2000 and 2003 and a member of the British Heart Foundation (BHF) Project Grant Committee between 2002 and 2005. Alongside a career in interventional cardiology, Prof. Townend maintains an active research programmer. He has published in a variety of fields including cardiac autonomic control, coronary artery disease including acute myocardial infarction, interventional cardiology, and latterly cardiovascular disease in chronic kidney disease. He was the associate Director for Research & Development at University Hospitals Birmingham 2013-2017. He was a member of the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society (BCIS) Clinical Standards Group between 2012-2016. He was the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society Royal College of Physicians Regional Network Advisor from 2016-2020.


Experiences and Positions

2016 - Today

Regional Network Advisor
Royal College of Physicians, UK.

2013 - 2017

Associate Director for Research & Development
University Hospitals Birmingham, UK.

2011 - 2015

Clinical Service Lead for Cardiology
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK.

2002 - Today

Consultant Cardiologist
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK

2002 - Today

Honorary Professor
University of Birmingham, UK.

1997 - 2002

Senior Lecturer
University of Birmingham, UK.

1994 - 1997

Lecturer
University Department of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK


Degrees and Certifications

Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC)
2001

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) (Lond)
London
2001

Doctor of Medicine (MD) (Birm)
Birmingham, London.
1994

Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) (UK)
London
1986

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
University of Birmingham, UK.
1983

Bachelor of Sciences(hons)
University of Birmingham, UK.
1980


Memberships

Member of:

  • British Cardiovascular Intervention Society (BCIS) (2012)
  • European Society of Cardiology (2001)
  • Secretary of the Clinical Autonomic Research Society (2000)

Links

  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25769628/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25034920/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31272740/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25504164/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29444516/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32741356/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32503575/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32212912/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32106499/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31938859/

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