Black, Dr David

BLACK DavidMBBch MRCPCH FCP(paeds)

Specialty

Paediatric and fetal cardiology

Experience

Dr Black joined the Trust in August 2015 as a consultant paediatric and fetal cardiologist. He has particular experience in advanced echocardiography, including 3D echocardiography and speckle tracking, and fetal echocardiography.

Training and education

  • Medical school at the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa.
  • General paediatrics training at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Paediatric cardiology training at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.

Fellowships

Fetal cardiology fellowship at Evelina London Children’s Hospital.

Research

Dr Black's recent papers include:

  • Increased regional deformation of the left ventricle in normal children with increased body mass index: implications for future cardiovascular health. Pediatric Cardiology, February 2014;35(2):315-22. doi: 10.1007/s00246-013-0778-1. e-published 29 August 2013.
  • Tissue motion annular displacement of the mitral valve using two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography predicts the left ventricular ejection fraction in normal children. Cardiology in the Young. 27 June 2013:1-9. 
  • Advanced echocardiographic imaging of the congenitally malformed heart. Current Cardiology Reviews (2013)

Contact

Contact Dr Black via April Wondin by emailing april.wondin@uhs.nhs.uk or calling 023 8120 8825.