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Dr Timothy Fairbairn

Consultant Cardiologist

Contact Details

Susan Potts

0151 600 1106

Consultant Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Imaging Lead, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Liverpool

Medical Research Council CARP Fellow


Qualifications: MBChB FRCP PhD

Primary Practice Location(s): Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Specialties: Cardiac Imaging, Advanced Echocardiography, TOE, Cardiac MRI, Cardiac CT


Education & Training

  • Medical School: University of Manchester
  • Internal Medicine/ Cardiology: Leeds & Manchester Residency: North of England.
  • PhD Program: University of Leeds
  • International Fellowship: Toronto General Hospital, Canada


  • SCCT Guidelines Committee Member
  • JCCT Editorial board
  • NICE Adoption & Impact Programme Reference Panel Member
  • NICE Diagnostic Advisory Programme Specialist Committee member
  • EACVI CT working group and exam accreditation member
  • BSE Research and Audit committee
  • Digital Transformation board member, LHCH


  • Dr Fairbairn is a Consultant Cardiologist sub-specialising in cardiovascular imaging at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital.
  • He practices in advanced echocardiography, cardiac MRI and cardiac CT.
  • His clinical and research interests include coronary artery disease, aortic valve disease and inherited cardiac conditions.
  • He is a member of the NICE Adoption and Impact Programme Reference Panel for new technologies and is a committee member for different European and American imaging Societies.
  • Academic achievements include an MRC fellowship, over 130 publications and 1700 citations, he is currently chief investigator of the FISH&CHIPS trial, sits on two trial steering committee’s and is the principal investigator of 3 studies.