Cowburn, Dr Peter

Dr Peter CowburnMD, FRCP




Heart failure

Training and education

  • Newcastle University
  • MD undertaken in Glasgow
  • Cardiology training in Glasgow, Wessex region and Toronto.


Dr Cowburn has worked for the Trust since October 2004.

Undertook research studying the role of endothelin and endothelin receptor antagonists in heart failure patients in Glasgow. Awarded MD with Commendation. Worked in Toronto for 20 months training in advanced heart failure management and CRT 

Key achievements

Currently Deputy Chairman British Society of Heart Failure, Clinical advisor to NICE on cardiac resynchronisation therapy 


Multiple publications on endothelin and endothelin receptor antagonists. More recent publications on cardiac resynchronisation therapy.