Dr Claire Martin
Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist

Claire Martin undertook undergraduate and clinical training at Cambridge University (Gonville and Caius College).

She then completed a PhD at the University of Cambridge funded by a Medical Research Council Training Fellowship, and for this was awarded the British Cardiovascular Society Young Research Workers’ Prize.

After specialist training at Papworth Hospital, she undertook clinical fellowships at two world-leading cardiac centres: Barts Heart Centre and subsequently at the Hopital du Haut-Leveque, Bordeaux, through funding from a prestigious European Society of Cardiology Training Grant.

Dr Martin treats all cardiac arrhythmias, and has a particular interest in the ablation of ventricular tachycardia and atrial fibrillation. 


Education and Training

MA Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge 2001
MB BChir, University of Cambridge 2004
MRCP, London 2007
PhD Cardiac Electrophysiology, University of Cambridge 2012
British Heart Rhythm Accreditation in Devices and Electrophysiology 2016


Member of the Royal College of Physicians, London.
Member of the General Medical Council (registration number: 6110131).
Honorary Research Fellow, University College London and Bordeaux University
Member of British Heart Rhythm Society
Member of British Cardiac Society
Member of European Society of Cardiology


International awards:

European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society Best Poster Presentation – 1st prize, 2017

European Society of Cardiology Training Grant, 2016

Finalist, Cardiologists of Tomorrow Clinical Case Award, European Society of Cardiology, 2015

National awards:

Highest Scoring Abstract, British Cardiovascular Society Congress, 2017

Winner, Young Research Workers’ Prize, British Cardiovascular Society, 2012

Finalist, Young Research Workers’ Prize, British Heart Rhythm Congress, 2009

MRC Clinical Research Training Fellowship, 2008-2012

World Leadership Forum award for Best Biology Student of the Year, 2002  

Student research grant, Physiological Society (UK), 2002