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Professor John Camm

Scientific Steering Committee Chair

Cardiac Health

Professor Camm is an internationally recognised clinical cardiologist with a broad range of professional interests. His major speciality is cardiac arrhythmias and he is much involved in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, cardiac pacemakers, risk stratification in post myocardial infarction, heart failure and cardiomyopathy drugs. He is widely acclaimed for his research and teaching roles at national and international levels.

After qualifying in medicine at Guy's Hospital Medical School, London, in 1971 he worked at Guy's Hospital for three years and then spent a year in Vermont, USA. Subsequently he worked at St. Bartholomew's Hospital in London for 12 years. In 1987 he became a professor of clinical cardiology and prudential chair of cardiology at St George's Hospital and Medical School, London, later becoming an honorary consultant cardiologist at St George's.

Professor Camm is Editor of the European Society of Cardiology Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine and ESC CardioMed, Electrophysiology of the Heart, Clinical Cardiology, European Heart Journal Case Reports and Evidence Based Cardiology.

Richmond Research Institute benefits from Professor Camm’s wealth of experience and his involvement since its establishment.


  • European Society of Cardiology - Gold Medal
  • Mackenzie Medal of the British Cardiovascular Society
  • Commander of the Order of St John


  • Fellow: Royal College of Physicians (London, Edinburgh and Glasgow)
  • Fellow: European Society of Cardiology
  • Fellow: American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow: American Heart Association
  • Fellow: Academy of Medical Sciences
  • Fellow: Heart Rhythm Society
  • Fellow: European Heart Rhythm Association
  • Fellow: United Kingdom Heart Rhythm Society


  • Member: British Cardiovascular Society
  • Member: British Pacing and Electrophysiology Group
  • Member: North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology


  • Professor Camm has given over 1000 lectures to international audiences and authored more than 1200 publications.
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