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Curry, Dr Andrew

MA(Cantab) MB BChir FRCA FFICM

Specialty

Anaesthesia

Sub-specialty

Adult and paediatric cardiac anaesthesia, and cardiac intensive care

Training and education

  • MA (Pharmacology) - Girton College, Cambridge University, 1996
  • MB BChir - Cambridge University, 1998
  • Accident and emergency trauma surgery - Addenbroooke’s and Hinchingbrooke, 2000
  • Senior house officer in anaesthesia - Norfolk and Norwich, East Anglia, 2001 to 2003
  • Specialist registrar anaesthesia rotation - Wessex, 2003 to 2008

Experience

Dr Curry was appointed as a consultant cardiac anaesthetist in April 2008, after spending a sub-specialty year at the Trust from 2006 to 2007.

He also worked at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA in paediatric cardiac anaesthesia from 2009 to 2010.

Key achievements

  • NCEPOD advisor 2002
  • Wessex anaesthetic trainee representative, 2006 to 2007
  • Clinical lead for education and governance in cardiac anaesthesia 2008-18
  • Clinical lead for congenital cardiac anaesthesia from 2015 onwards
  • Patient blood management chair from 2016 onwards
  • Director of cardiac intensive care from 2018 onwards

Research

Dr Curry's key research interests are in: 

  • adult cardiac anesthesia and intensive care
  • coagulation management in cardiac surgery
  • the univentricular (Fontan) circulation
  • grown-up congenital heart disease
  • extra-corporeal life support (ECLS)
  • pulmonary hypertension and perioperative care.