Undergraduate training at Aberdeen University, qualifying with MBChB with Honours in 1998.
Medical rotation at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, gaining Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (MRCP) in 2001.
Spent 3 years as a Research Registrar in Cardiovascular Medicie at St Thomas’ Hospital, London. Awarded PhD from Kings College, London, in 2005.
Completed Specialist training in Cardiology training based in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary between 2005-2011.
Spent one year doing an Interventional Fellowship in Halifax, Canada from 2009-2010.