Jessica Webb was appointed as a cardiology consultant at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in April 2018. She specialises in heart failure, heart imaging (cardiac MRI, cardiac CT, transthoracic and transoesophageal echo), inherited heart diseases and general cardiology. She took over as Clinical Lead in Heart failure in 2020.
After qualifying from Cambridge University in 1999 and Oxford University in 2002, she trained in general medicine at King’s College Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital and the Brompton Hospital, before becoming a member of the Royal College of Physicians in 2006. She successfully completed a fellowship in heart failure in a Parisian Hospital in 2004/2005. Her specialty cardiology training was undertaken at St George’s Hospital, Guy's and St Thomass' and King's College hospitals.
She obtained her higher certification in cardiology in 2017 and is accredited in transthoracic echo (British Society of Echocardiography), transoesophageal echo (European Society of cardiology), cardiac MRI (European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging – Level III) and heart failure (Heart Failure association of the European Society of Cardiology). She is a Fellow at the ESC, RCP and HEA. She has won international prizes for her PhD research that focused on heart failure and cardiac MRI and has published over 40 articles in peer reviewed medical literature.
Jessica has won awards for teaching and successfully achieved her postgraduate certificate in Medical Education in 2010 at St George’s, University of London and has been a Fellow in the Higher Education Academy since 2012. She has extensive experience in teaching heart failure and CMR to consultants, junior doctors, students and allied health professionals.