Nigel Drury

Nigel Drury graduated with honours from the University of Southampton in 2000 and completed his basic surgical training in Wessex and the South West before commencing his training in cardiothoracic surgery at Harefield Hospital, Middlesex and Papworth Hospital, Cambridge. He moved to Birmingham in 2007 to undertake his doctoral thesis in myocardial protection during cardiac surgery with Professor Domenico Pagano and colleagues and completed his training in cardiothoracic surgery on the West Midlands rotation. He was appointed as an Academic Consultant in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery at Birmingham Children’s Hospital in October 2016 and now lead the Congenital Heart Disease Research Group in the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences at the University of Birmingham. His main research interests are in surgery for congenital heart disease, clinical trials, and myocardial protection, and he was recently awarded a Hunterian Professorship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England.