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Dr Petra Jenkins

Date: 02 August 2021 09:47

Dr Petra Jenkins

Personal Assistant

Tel: 0151 600 1616


Dr Petra Jenkins

  • Consultant Adult Congenital Cardiologist
  • Interest in Pulmonary Hypertension (Clinical Lead ACHD-PH service) Fontan and Cardiac management of Mucopolysaccharidoses

Responsibilities at LHCH

  • Clinical Lead of ACHD – PHT
  • Sub-specialty Lead ACHD Health Education North West
  • Safeguarding Lead for Adults and Children

Area of Practice  

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Associated with Congenital Heart Disease
  • Fontan
  • Interventional and Peri-operative TOE
  • Cardiac Maternity     

Special Clinical Interests

  • Fontan
  • PAH associated with Congenital Heart Disease
  • Echocardiography in ACHD

Research Interests

  • Fontan Associated Liver Disease
  • PAH associated with ACHD

Current Membership of Professional Regional and National Bodies 

  • BCS
  • BCCA
  • AEPC
  • FRCP 

National/Regional Responsibilities

  1. ACHD rep. British Congenital Cardiology Association
  2. ACHD rep NHS England CHD Clinical Reference Group
  3. ACHD-PHT regional clinical lead
  4. Health Education North West ACHD sub-speciality training

Languages Spoken  

  • English 

Why choose LHCH?   

  • Strives for Professional and Personal excellence          

Training and Education

  • Adult Cardiology Training in the North West.
  • ACHD and Paediatric Cardiology Training in North west and Leeds

About you

  • Partner is Tony, an entrepreneur and engineer
  • Have 2 Jack Russells, Dicky and Dotty
  • Love Yoga, travel and wildlife.


In PAH associated with ACHD and Fontan physiology and sequelae.