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Stephen Westaby

Stephen Westaby, BSc, MS, PhD

Oxford Heart Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford  0X9 3DU
United Kingdom
44 (0) 1865-220269
44 (0) 1865-220268 (fax)
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BSc (Hons) Biochemistry - University of London (1969)
MB. BS. - University of London (1972); FRCS London (1977)
Research Fellowship with Drs Kirklin and Blackstone - University of Alabama (1982)
MS. - University of London (1986)
FETCS (2000); FESC (2002); FICA -Honorary Fellow- (2005)
PhD Bioengineering - University of Strathclyde (2002)
Ray C. Fish Award for Scientific Achievement - Texas Heart Institute (2004)
Professor of Biomedical Engineering University of Wales, Swansea (since 2005)
Visiting Professor University of Hong Kong (2005)
Distinguished Ralph Cicerone Professor - University of California Irvine (2006)


Heart failure surgery
Developement of circulatory support system
Surgery of the thoracic aorta
History of cardiac surgery
Achieved 7.5 year LVAD survival (Jarvik 2000)
Congenital heart disease
Lowest reported Type A dissection mortality (6% over 10 yrs)