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About Us

Professor Daniel Augustine 

Professor Dan Augustine is Medical Director of Sports Cardiology UK.

He is based in Bath and practices at the Royal United Hospital Bath. Dan qualified in 2002 from St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Medical School and has undertaken a cardiovascular imaging research fellowship at the University of Oxford, leading to his MD degree. In 2023 he was appointed as Honorary Professor at the University of Bath. Dan is one of the first cardiologists in the UK to have completed a Masters degree in Sports Cardiology (2019), St Geroges University, London (via scholarship).

Dan  has expertise in Sports cardiology and general cardiology;  exercise prescription & cardiac imaging. Dan is one of the Football Association cardiologists and has worked with a number of sports teams and organisations including Bath rugby, Bristol rugby, Somerset cricket, Gloucester cricket, GB swimming, GB bobsleigh, GB modern pentathlon. Enlgand women's cricket team and GB athletics.

Dan specialises in cardiovascular imaging and is accredited in advanced heart ultrasound scans (echocardiography) and cardiac MRI.

Dan was one of the authors of the National guidelines on the screening of sports participants, published in 2018. 

Dan is the author and editor of several national and international cardiology textbooks. It allows Dan to give a modern and expert opinion on a wide range of cardiological presentations. 

Sports Cardiology UK work with a team of expert physiologists and cardiologists and have strong links with other sports medicine disciplines.

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