Jason Ali MA MB BChir MA (Med Ed) PhD FRCS

Locum Consultant in Cardiothoracic Surgery and Transplantation, Papworth Hospital

Director of Studies and Fellow in Medicine, Churchill College, Cambridge

Associate Editor, Best Evidence Topic, Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

Brief biography

I am a Locum Consultant in Cardiothoracic Surgery and Transplantation based at Papworth Hospital, and a Fellow in the medical and veterinary sciences at Churchill College, University of Cambridge as Director of Studies for Clinical Medicine and supervisor for Churchill’s MVST part IB students in  Mechanisms of Drug Action (pharmacology).

I completed my medical training at Churchill College, University of Cambridge, passing with distinction in June 2008. After graduation I was appointed to an Academic Foundation Programme and then a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Academic Clinical Fellow post in surgery based at Addenbrookes Hospital. I was subsequently awarded a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellowship in 2012 funding my PhD in the field of transplantation immunology based in the University Department of Surgery. During the course of my PhD studies I was awarded the prestigious Patey Prize by the Society of Academic and Research Surgery in 2014 and the Roye Calne Award by the British Transplantation Society in 2016 and 2017. I have additionally completed a Masters in Medical Education at the University of Bedfordshire in 2014. In 2016 I was appointed to the Health Education East of England training programme in Cardiothoracic Surgery as a Specialist Registrar, based at Papworth Hospital. Following completion of my training I was appointed as a Locum Consultant Surgeon in 2022