Dr Paul Clift is the NIHR Clinical Research Network National Specialty Lead for Cardiovascular Disease, specialising in pulmonary hypertension, congenital heart disease and arrhythmias.
He trained at Birmingham Children's Hospital, Great Ormond Street and the Heart Hospital in London, qualifying in 1993. He was a research fellow at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, being awarded an MD in 2000 for his thesis on Endothelin and the Cardiovascular Response to Hypoxia. He has carried out varied research into congenital heart disease.
He trained in Congenital Cardiology at the Heart Hospital in London and the Queen Elizabeth and Birmingham Children's Hospitals in Birmingham, before being appointed as a Consultant in Adult Congenital Heart Disease at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in 2004.