Dr Alistair Lindsay is a cardiologist at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK. He joined in 2010 from the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford where he was the Radcliffe Cardiovascular Fellow.
Dr Lindsay’s main interest is the use of both invasive and non-invasive techniques to diagnose heart problems and to guide treatment. In particular he has experience in the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and optical coherence tomography (OCT). He has participated in both local and international studies on the diagnosis and treatment of atherosclerosis.
Dr Lindsay serves on the editorial board of the cardiovascular journal Heart, for which he serves as the digital media editor and contributes to the journal’s blog (Heart_BMJ).
He holds degrees in Molecular Biology and Medicine from the University of Edinburgh, a DPhil from the University of Oxford, and an MBA from London Business School.
In 2010 he was named “Young Trainee of the Year” by the Royal Society of Medicine.