biography

 

 

Dr adrian ionescu

 

  • Graduated from Medical School in Bucharest, 1987
  • Research fellow in Cardiology at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, 1995-1999
  • Cardiology trainee on the Welsh Programme 1999-2005
  • Interventional fellowship Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, 2004
  • Appointed Consultant Cardiologist in Morriston Cardiac Centre, Swansea, 2005

 

Click here to read Dr Ionescu's personal career journey in Cardiopulse (PDF)


Degrees and qualifications

 

  • Doctor Medic, 1987, Bucharest, RO
  • MRCP UK, 1999, Edinburgh, UK
  • Doctor in Medicine, Cardiff University, 2004
  • FRCP, Edinburgh, UK, 2005
  • Cardiff University/Bond-Solon (CUB) training as medical expert (completed December 2017)

 

Appointments

 

  • 1987-1990 – Medical resident, teaching Hospitals in Bucharest, RO
  • 1991 – 1995 – Junior lecturer in internal medicine and cardiology, ‘Coltea’ Teaching Hospital, Bucharest, RO
  • 1995-1999 – Research Fellow in Cardiology and Honorary Registrar, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK
  • 1999-2005 – NTN Cardiology Registrar, Welsh Rotation
  • 2004 June-September – Interventional Cardiology Fellowship, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, NL
  • 2005 to present – Consultant Cardiologist, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, UK
  • Honorary associate professor, Swansea University College for Human and Health Sciences, Feb. 2017 to date

 

Membership of professional bodies

 

  • British Society of Echocardiography
  • British Society of Interventional Cardiology
  • European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging

 

Languages spoken

 

  • Romanian (native language)
  • English (IELTS level 9/9)
  • French (fluent)
  • German, Italian (working knowledge, mainly of medical terminology)