Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineNational Heart & Lung Institute

Reader in Paediatric Cardiology



+44 (0)20 7351 8430p.daubeney




Royal BromptonRoyal Brompton Campus





Dr Piers Daubeney is Reader in Paediatric Cardiology at NHLI, Imperial College London and Consultant Paediatric and Fetal Cardiologist at the Royal Brompton Hospital, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and 5 district hospitals in the South-East.

He trained at Oxford and St Thomas' Hospitals with postgraduate training at the Wessex Cardiovascular Centre in Southampton, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne and the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto.

Dr Daubeney has a research team and particular interests in the epidemiology of congenital heart disease. He has founded the Children's Heart (UK) Research Association (CHUKRA) and jointly founded the following multi-centre studies:

• UK and Ireland Study of Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum
• National Australian Childhood Cardiomyopathy Study
• UK, Ireland and Sweden Study of Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection, and Pulmonary Vein Stenosis.

He is also interested in the mechanisms of congenital heart disease and in particular connexin expression. He participates in a number of paediatric multi-centre drug trials in congenital heart disease.

Dr Daubeney has published widely in the field of congenital heart disease and his textbook ‘Diagnosis and Management of Adult Congenital Heart Disease' jointly edited with Professors Gatzoulis and Webb, is now entering its second edition having been translated into several different languages.

Dr Daubeney is the lead clinician for paediatric cardiology research at the Royal Brompton Hospital, the paediatric cardiology representative on the Medicines for Children Clinical Research Network and a member of the British Paediatric Surveillance Unit.

He welcomes postgraduate research fellows intending to attain higher qualifications.


Tregay J, Wray J, Crowe S, et al., 2016, Going home after infant cardiac surgery: a UK qualitative study, Archives of Disease In Childhood, Vol:101, ISSN:0003-9888, Pages:320-325

Seale AN, Daubeney PEF, 2016, Pulmonary vein stenosis-novel strategies for a challenging and resistant condition?, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Vol:151, ISSN:0022-5223, Pages:618-620

Sifrim A, Hitz M-P, Wilsdon A, et al., 2016, Distinct genetic architectures for syndromic and nonsyndromic congenital heart defects identified by exome sequencing, Nature Genetics, Vol:48, ISSN:1061-4036, Pages:1060-+

Schofield SJ, Doughty VL, van Stiphout N, et al., 2016, Assisted conception and the risk of CHD: a case-control study., Cardiol Young, Pages:1-7

Tregay J, Wray J, Bull C, et al., 2015, Unexpected deaths and unplanned re-admissions in infants discharged home after cardiac surgery: a systematic review of potential risk factors, Cardiology In the Young, Vol:25, ISSN:1047-9511, Pages:839-852

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