Dr Adrian Crucean

Specialty Doctor in Congenital Heart Surgery/Consultant in Cardiac Morphology

Adrian Crucean is the UK's only Specialty Doctor in Congenital Heart Surgery. He is also a honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham.

Adrian has a Masters degree in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery and a PhD in Foetal Cardiac Surgery from the University of Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy. He furthered his knowledge in ECMO and cardiac surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London and Glenfield Hospital. He has also spent time in clinical research with Professor EH Blackstone at The Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA.

Following a longstanding interest in cardiac morphology Adrian is now a curator of the historical cardiac archive at our Children’s Hospital under the guidance of Professor RH Anderson and Mr Bill Brawn.


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Professional interests

  • Congenital heart surgery
  • Extracorporeal Life Support (ECMO)
  • Cardiac morphology