Dr Mark Tanner joined St Richard’s Hospital in 2010. After his general cardiology training in London he completed a fellowship in cardiac electrophysiology and pacing at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
One of his first achievements at St Richard’s was the introduction of a complex pacing service. He is responsible for the insertion of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and biventricular pacemakers.
Dr Tanner is also an honorary consultant cardiologist at The Hammersmith Hospital, London, where he practices on a bi-monthly basis.
In recognition of his research and teaching contributions, in 2014, he was appointed as Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College London.
MD focused on the application of Cardiac MRI to the management of heart failure. This thesis was awarded the National Heart and Lung Institute Thesis Prize in 2008.
19 peer reviewed publications since 2003 including first author publication in Circulation (Tanner et al 2007; 115: 1876 to 84).
Participant in a number of clinical studies looking at techniques to improve the treatment of heart failure and arrhythmias (atrial fibrillation).
- Risk of sudden cardiac death and ICD implantation
- Cardiac resynchronization therapy for advanced heart failure
- Cardiac MRI
- Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
- British Heart Rhythm Society