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Dr Claire Martin

  • Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist, Royal Papworth Hospital and Nuffield Health Hospital, Cambridge

  • Afflilated Assistant Professor, University of Cambridge

Claire Martin is a Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist with over a decade of experience performing cardiac procedures.

She works as an NHS Consultant at Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, UK, and also as a Private Consultant at Royal Papworth Hospital and Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital. Her clinical expertise is in all areas of cardiac rhythm management, including diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia.

Claire also conducts and manages research into novel ablation treatments for arrhythmias and into how new cardiac devices can improve clinical outcomes. She has published widely in peer-reviewed journals. Her research has been supported by the Medical Research Council, the Wellcome Trust , the European Society of Cardiology and the British Heart Foundation, as well as industry partners such as Boston Scientific, Biosense Webster, Medtronic, Abbot, and Acutus Medical. She is Assistant Clinical Director for Research and Development at Royal Papworth Hospital, Research Lead for Cardiac Rhythm Management and hold the position of Affiliated Assistant Professor at the University of Cambridge.

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

Please visit the other pages on this website for more information on her private practice, her research, and her academic publications.


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

Professional Bodies

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


European Society of Cardiology Training Grant, 2016 (One of six recipients Europe-wide)
Finalist, Cardiologists of Tomorrow Clinical Case Award, European Society of Cardiology, 2015
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

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