Dr. Andy Tometzki

Job Title

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist

Interests / expertise / research in CHD

Dr Andy Tometzki is a Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist with specialist interest in Cardiac Catheter Intervention and Fetal Cardiology.  He studied medicine at Sheffield University Medical School qualifying in 1985.

After extensive training in general paediatrics and neonatology Dr Tometzki undertook Paediatric Cardiology training in Killingbeck Hospital (Leeds), Yorkhill Hospital (Glasgow), Alder Hey Hospital (Liverpool) and the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh. In 1996, he undertook a sabbatical at The University of California, San Francisco in Paediatric & Foetal Cardiology with Professor Norman Silverman. After an initial appointment as Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist in Edinburgh in 1999 he transferred to Bristol later the same year.

Dr Tometzki holds an Honorary Senior Lectureship in Child Health at the University of Bristol and has written papers & book chapters on several aspects of Paediatric and Fetal Cardiology. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.  He was an executive officer of the British Congenital Cardiac Association between 2009 and 2014.



Current role and experience

Currently Dr Tometzki holds the following national positions:-

· Clinical Director Member of the Domain Expert Group for Congenital Heart Disease, National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research (NICOR).

· Specialist Advisor by the Care Quality Commission.

· Deputy Chair of the Clinical Reference Group on Congenital Heart Services to NHS England.

Interests outside of work

In his spare time Dr Tometkzi enjoys family life with his wife and his children, sport (skiing in particular), fine food & wine, and driving fast cars!

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