Professor John Somauroo gained a place at University of Nottingham Medical School in 1984 and graduated with a Bachelor of Medical Science degree in Human Anatomy in 1987, then Medical and Surgical degrees in 1989. He published his first paper in Immunology in 1989.
He continued his training in Medicine and Cardiology at Derriford Hospital Plymouth and Glenfield Hospital Leicester then the Mersey Cardiology Rotation. At the Cardiothoracic Centre Liverpool he published research on cardiac screening of youth professional footballers and the largest ever long term follow up of permanent pacemakers.
Prof John Somauroo was appointed Consultant Cardiologist and Physician in General Internal Medicine at the Countess of Chester Hospital in 2000. He was subsequently appointed Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians London in 2004 and Fellow of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine in 2008 and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh in 2008
Rugby union coach, skiing.
Treatments and tests offered by Professor John Somauroo at Nuffield Health
- Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE)
- Artery Assessment
- Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM)
Research interests include: Cardiac failure, athletic heart syndrome. Research papers in athletic heart, permanent pacemakers, thrombolysis - available on request.
- Fellow Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine
- Fellow Royal College of Physicians (Lon) (Ed)
- Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY), Cardiologist for North West England
- Rugby Football Union (RFU), Medical Advisory Panel Cardiologist
Other post held
- Consultant Cardiologist, Countess of Chester NHS Foundation Trust
- Consultant Cardiologist, Nuffield Health The Grosvenor Hospital, Chester
Insurers Professor John Somauroo works with
Professor John Somauroo works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- Benenden Health
- Bupa On Demand
- CS Healthcare
- Exeter Family Friendly
- Medical Care Direct
- Universal Provident
Professor John Somauroo does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Professor John Somauroo does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Professor John Somauroo does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.