All of our consultants full profiles can be found here
Dr Alain Vuylsteke is the Clinical Director of Clinical and Diagnostic Services (CADS).
He has been a Consultant in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at Papworth since 1998, and has been Director of the National Respiratory ECMO Service at Papworth since 2011. Prior to taking on the role of Clinical Director of CADS, Dr Vuylsteke spent four years as director of the Intensive Care Unit, and four years as the Chair of the Hospital Drugs and Therapeutics Committee.
Outside Papworth, Dr Vuylsteke is an Associate Lecturer at the University of Cambridge and an examiner for the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine. His clinical interests include Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy (PTE), and blood conservation. Other research interests include the impact of IT on healthcare.
Dr Andrew Klein is a Cardiothoracic Anaesthetist and Chair of the Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care.
He is the Editor-in-Chief of Anaesthesia, and is on the Board and Council of the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland. He is an examiner at the Royal College of Anaesthetists and sits on the Board and Council of the National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia (NIAA). He is also a member of the research committee for the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA).
Dr Klein is the lead anaesthetist for interventional procedures in the cardiac catheter laboratory and is also the Clinical Lead for the pulmonary endarterectomy (PTE) service. His main research area is pre-operative anaemia and the effects of iron replacement therapy.
Dr Jones is a Cardiothoracic Anaesthetist and Intensivist, and has been Clinical Lead for Intensive Care since 2014.
After undertaking pre-clinical training at Cambridge University, Dr Jones completed her clinical undergraduate training at Oxford University and initial postgraduate training in London before specialising in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Intensive Care. She worked at several prestigious London Cardiac Centres, including The Royal Brompton Hospital, the Heart Hospital, and Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, before starting as a Consultant at Papworth in 2011.
Dr Jones' clinical interests include Critical Care Ultrasound, enhanced recovery after cardiothoracic surgery, peri-operative haemostasis, and quality indicators in Cardiothoracic Intensive Care.
Other interests include patient safety and teaching, and Dr Jones is the Co-Director of Studies for Clinical Medicine, Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge, and an Associate Lecturer at the University of Cambridge.
Dr Martinez is a Cardiothoracic Anaesthetist and and Clinical Lead for Theatres.
After graduation from medical school at the University of Cordoba in Argentina, Dr Martinez completed his specialist training in General Internal Medicine in Buenos Aires, before undertaking training in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine in Madrid. After completing a Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia at Papworth, He was appointed as a Consultant in 2011.
Dr Martinez' clinical interests include anaesthesia for minimally invasive thoracic surgery, heart and lung transplantation, and pulmonary thromboendarterectomy. He is also the Anaesthetic Lead for the Aorta Working Group.
Dr Martinez has a strong interest in peri-operative transoesophageal echocardiography, and he is a member of the Certification Board of Transoesophageal Echocardiography for the the European Association for Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI).
Apart from one year undertaking a cardiothoracic course at the Royal Brompton Hospital, Julie has worked at Royal Papworth since joining in 1988.
Since moving here from the cardiac Intensive Treatment Unit at the Bristol Royal Infirmary, she has worked in a variety of roles. After starting as a staff nurse, she has worked as Sister on the High Dependency Unit (at a time when it was a general HDU), as Sister/practitioner on ITU, and as Education Lead for the unit, before becoming Matron.
In 2015, she became the Critical Care manager and has since added Theatres to that remit. She is now operational manager for both areas.
Julie remains passionate about investing in her staff to allow them to continue to deliver the highest possible standards of care to our patients, and is proud to be part of the Royal Papworth team.
After training in Manchester, she started her career at the Manchester Royal Infirmary before relocating with her family to Cambridgeshire in 2015. She worked on the John Farman Intensive Care Unit at Addenbrookes Hospital before commencing a 12 month secondment as a Clinical Nurse Specialist across both Critical Care Units at Addenbrooke’s to implement NICE CG83, supporting patients and their families with the impact of critical illness, rehabilitation and their pathway through hospital.
Vicky's professional interests are End of Life Care within Critical Care, discharge out of ICU at end of life (home, hospice, and ward), communication with patients and families, supporting visitors to the clinical area, with a particular focus on children as visitors in ICU.
Outside of work, she enjoys reading, running and Yoga.
She was brought up in Western Australia before moving to the UK in search of better weather, and developed her interest and expertise in ECMO both as a senior nurse on Intensive Care and as a member of the Papworth ECMO retrieval team.
Jo has a strong interest in teaching and education, and along with Dr Alain Vuylsteke, Jo developed and runs the Papworth ECMO Course, training multidisciplinary teams from all over the world.
Other professional interests include the development of nursing roles in Intensive Care, and she has recently been appointed as the Nurse Representative on the UK Intensive Care Society (ICS) Seminar Committee.
Outside work, Jo enjoys swimming and getting up early to walk her dogs.
Maggie is the Deputy Director of Operations for the Clinical and Diagnostic Services and the Ambulatory Directorate.
Prior to moving to Royal Papworth in 2012, Maggie worked in a range of management positions, including Associate Director of Nursing and Associate Director of Quality and Risk.