Professor & Pediatric Cardiologist at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.
Honorary Clinical Teacher at Cardiff University Medical School.
QUALIFICATION AND PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Royal College of Physician
Welsh Pediatric Cardiovascular Network
Welsh Cardiovascular Society
General Medical Council
British Medical Association
Dr. Orhan Uzun qualified from the Istanbul University in 1986. He completed his specialist training in Pediatrics in the same institution and was awarded an MD in 1992. He worked there as Consultant Neonatologist and Assistant Professor for a year.
He moved to the UK and undertook subspecialist training in Pediatric Cardiology in Leeds, Yorkshire (1993-1999).
His desire to learn and excel took him to North America where he undertook super- specialist fellowship on Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia at St Paul’s Hospital at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and Fetal Cardiology at the University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children (1999-2001).
He has great interest in research and teaching having been awarded as the Best Teacher by Welsh Deanery and Cardiff University in 2014 and 2nd Prize for Research Award by Cardiff and Vale UHB.
He supervises PhD and postdoctoral and MSc students. He is a member of Welsh Cardiovascular Research Network. He is involved in research activities in the UHW, Swansea University, Bath University, and University of West of England and in other countries. He holds over 2 million research portfolios funded by NISCHR, EU and BHF.
He teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students at national and international level (Heart Rhythm Society UK, Heart Rhythm Society USA). He is the Executive Member and Pediatric Organizer of Heart Rhythm UK Conference since 2009.
He continues to organize cardiology and ultrasound CPD meetings nationally. He has developed telemedicine service in Wales for Pediatric Cardiology, for which he was awarded NHS runner up prize in 2009. His anticoagulation clinic was shortlisted for NHS Innovation Award in 2010.
He developed Fetal Cardiac Service for Wales by undertaking a massive teaching program, for which he won NHS Innovation Award in 2013 by achieving the best results in the UK.
He is the founder and current lead of the Welsh Pediatric Cardiovascular Society since 2008 and Welsh Fetal Cardiovascular Network since 2014.