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Mr Malcolm John Robert Dalrymple-Hay

Last updated: 4 Jan 2023

GMC: 3480874
Areas of Practice: Adult Cardiac
Region: South West
Hospitals: Derriford Hospital

Malcolm Dalrymple-Hay is a Consultant Cardiac Surgeon.

He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS) and the European Board of Cardiovascular Surgeons (FECTS).

Malcolm graduated from the Royal London Hospital Medical School in 1990, he completed a BSc (1st Class Hons.) as an undergraduate. He obtained a PhD whilst training in Cardiac Surgery at Southampton General Hospital & Royal Prince Alfred, Sydney before becoming a Consultant in 2001.

Malcolm performs all aspects of Cardiac Surgery & has specialist expertise in Aortic & Mitral valve surgery (including minimally invasive techniques – keyhole), surgery for heart rhythm disturbances & transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). Malcolm has clinic facilities at both Plymouth and Exeter and has administrative support in both sites as well as offering all pre- and post-operative assessment/appointments.

Malcolm has been responsible for the introduction of a number of new procedures or treatments in the South West (TAVI, AF Surgery, minimally invasive valve surgery and endoscopic vein harvesting). He lectures both Nationally and Internationally on his specialist areas of interest.

Malcolm is currently the Service Line Lead for Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery with a budget of approximately £25 million.

To his credit are over 35 publications including a book, book chapters and scientific research papers.

Malcolm has experience as a principal investigator in research trials & has also contributed to both commercial and non-commercial trials as well as reviewing grant applications.

Malcolm sat on the executive of the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery GB and Ireland and has advised the Department of Health. Malcolm is committed to open & transparent reporting of clinical outcomes and has been involved in their development.

He is presently the Regional Speciality Advisor for Cardiothoracic Surgery.

He teaches on both professional development and academic cardiac surgical courses.

Training Attended

Cardiac Surgical Training - Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust & Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Sydney.

Qualifications & Accreditations

MBBS 1990

BSc (1st Class Hons) 1988

PhD 1997

FRCS (C/Th) 1998 - Gold Medal Winner

FECTS 1998

Adult Cardiac Surgery

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