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               Professor Gavin J Murphy, MD

BHF Chair of Cardiac Surgery 
 Honorary Consultant Cardiac Surgeon 

Prof Gavin Murphy Cardiac Surgeon

Gavin Murphy is an academic cardiac surgeon at the University of Leicester. He graduated in Medicine at the University of Bristol and went on to obtain his MD from the University of Leicester. He trained in Cardiothoracic Surgery in the South West of England and in Lausanne Switzerland, and was appointed as a Walport Consultant Senior Lecturer in Cardiac Surgery at the University of Bristol in 2007. He was appointed to the British Heart Foundation Chair of Cardiac Surgery at the University of Leicester in 2012.

His research interests include diseases affecting the thoracic aorta, blood management (TiTRE2 trial, NEJM 2015), and the prevention of perioperative organ injury. His research has been awarded the Ronald Edwards Medal and the John Parker Medal by the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland, and the Hans G Borst Award for Thoracic Aortic Surgery, by the European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons. He is the Director of the Leicester CTU, the Cardiothoracic Surgery Lead for the Royal College of Surgeons of England Clinical Trials Initiative. 

 Link to the web page:  https://le.ac.uk/people/gavin-murphy