Salmon, Dr Tony

Antony SalmonBMedSci BM BS FRCP FRCPCH  

Specialty

Paediatric and adult congenital cardiology

Sub-specialty

Congenital cardiac interventionalist

Training and education

  • Nottingham University Medical School
  • Nottingham University Hospital
  • Royal Hospital, Wolverhampton
  • Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
  • Children's Hospital, Birmingham
  • University Hospital Southampton

Experience

Dr Salmon is a consultant of cardiology and has worked for the Trust since January 1990. Dr Salmon is experienced in the diagnosis and clinical management of congenital cardiac disorders, including interventional procedures across all age groups.

In his career, Dr Salmon has contributed to the development of a national program for management of failing Fontan circulations. He pioneered national and European developments in percutaneous closure of atrial septal defects (ASD) and patent foramen ovales (PFO).

He is trustee of Heartbeat, a charity that supports the cardiac unit in Southampton. He has also trained operators for 12 European centres.

Key achievements

  • Council member of British Congenital Cardiac Association (BCCA)
  • Senior advisory council for paediatric cardiology
  • Member of south-west Strategic Health Authority for adult congenital heart disease (ACHD)
  • Member of the Grown Up Congenital Heart Disease National Designation Committee.

Research

Dr Salmon has been published in many aspects of congenital heart disease and has held regular presentations on these areas at national and international meetings.

Contact

You can contact Dr Salmon via his secretary Debra Jefferson - call 023 8120 3687 or email debra.jefferson@uhs.nhs.uk