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Mr David Philip Jenkins

Last updated: 3 Jan 2024

GMC: 3320680
Areas of Practice: Adult Cardiac
Region: East of England
Hospitals: Royal Papworth Hospital

David Jenkins is a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK. He graduated from Middlesex Hospital medical school at the University of London in 1989, and trained in surgery in London. He conducted research investigating ischaemic preconditioning and myocardial protection at the Hatter Institute at University College London, Mr Jenkins was awarded Master of Surgery from London University in 1997. He undertook his cardiothoracic surgical training at the Harefield, Hammersmith and St George’s hospitals, and was appointed as Consultant at Papworth Hospital in 2001.

Mr Jenkins has experience in all aspects of adult cardiac surgery, but he majority of his current workload is specialist, mainly related to the surgical treatment of pulmonary hypertension, intra-thoracic transplantation, and mechanical circulatory support including extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). In 2004, he became lead surgeon for the UK national pulmonary endarterectomy (PEA) program, and more than half of his current clinical practice is devoted to this surgery (PEA surgery is not included in the audit data displayed here). He was a current member of the SCTS executive for 2 terms 2013-19, and chaired of the adult cardiac surgery and audit sub-committees.

Training Attended

Recent events:

SCTS university and meetings to 2015-2021

AATS post grad courses and meeting 2015

EACTS conferences 2015-19

ISHLT meetings and post grad course 2015-2021

Qualifications & Accreditations

BSc (Physiology 1st) Lond 1986

MBBS Lond 1989

FRCS (Eng) 1993

Master of Surgery, Lond 1997

FRCS (CTh) 2000

Additional Information

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Adult Cardiac Surgery

SCTS Committees

This consultant is or was a member of the following committees, click on any committee to see more information:

CommitteeOfficeTerm of Office
Adult Cardiac SurgeryMember-
Executive CommitteeElected member2013 - 2019
SAC in Cardiothoracic SurgeryEarly years as consultant2016 - 2021
Clinical Impact CommitteeAppointed Member (Transplant)2022-2025


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