Professor Alain FraisséMD PhD
Consultant paediatric cardiologist, Director of paediatric cardiology
Professor Alain Fraissé is a consultant paediatric cardiologist. He is also director of paediatric cardiology at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals, and is a visiting professor at Imperial College London.
He completed his medical studies in France, at Marseille University Hospital (part of Aix-Marseille University), where he also received his masters in physiology and a complementary fellowship in intensive care at Université de la Méditerranée (Marseille, France).
Then he spent time in the USA as a clinical and research fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Following that, he returned to Marseille University Hospital, where he completed his PhD in respiratory physiology.
For 14 years, he was the director of the paediatric cardiology unit at La Timone Hospital in Marseille, France.
Professor Alain Fraissé joined Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals in 2014, where he treats both private and NHS patients.
Professor Alain Fraisse has special interest and expertise in interventional catheterisation in children and adults with congenital heart disease, structural heart disease and pulmonary hypertension.
His subspecialties include:
- congenital heart disease
- inherited cardiac conditions
- interventional cardiology
- paediatric cardiology
- valvular heart disease.
Professor Alain Fraisse conducted extensive research work in a number of areas, including:
- pulmonary hypertension
- general paediatric cardiology
- interventional catheterisation.
Professor Alain Fraisse has published over 140 research papers.
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