Speakers

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Prof. John Simpson trained in Paediatric and Fetal Cardiology at Guy's Hospital, London and the University of California, San Francisco. He has published over 150 peer reviewed papers and contributed to the leading textbooks of echocardiography and fetal cardiology. 

Prof Simpson and his colleagues deliver the fetal cardiology service at the Evelina London Children's Hospital and King's College Hospital, the largest service in the United Kingdom. Subspecialised interests include three dimensional echocardiography and advanced functional imaging


Dr Vita Zidere trained in children's cardiology at University Children’s Hospital in Riga, Latvia, at Guy’s Hospital, London and The Georg - August Hospital Goettingen, Germany. She trained in fetal cardiology at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Centre, Babies Hospital, New York. She was a consultant paediatric cardiologist and leading specialist in fetal cardiology at the Latvian Cardiology Centre for Children, University Children’s Hospital in Riga, Latvia until 2007. 

Vita has been a consultant at King’s College Hospital London since 2007 and at Evelina London Children’s Hospital since 2009. She is widely published in peer review journals and has presented to learned societies. She is involved in teaching on regular basis and has been invited as a speaker at international conferences including Latvia, Australia, Germany, USA, UAE, Poland, Egypt and Kuwait.


Dr Miller studied at the University of Newcastle, and then trained in paediatrics, paediatric intensive care and paediatric cardiology at the Children’s Hospital, Sydney, the Kinderspital Zurich and the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street. 


Dr Miller was initially appointed as a Consultant at The Children’s Hospital, Camperdown, in 1993 and subsequently at the Sydney Children’s Hospital in 2000, but since 2005 has been a Consultant in Paediatric and Fetal Cardiology at the Evelina London Children’s Hospital, part of the Guy’s & St Thomas’ - Kings College London Academic Health Science Centre.

Dr Miller is currently Head of Service for Congenital Heart Disease, Associate Medical Director and Director of Specialist Networks at the Evelina London and has a specialist clinical interest in Paediatric and Fetal Imaging    







Dr Mansour is a Consultant and Honorary Professor in Clinical Genetics at St George’s Hospital, London. whose specialist interests include primary lymphoedema, dysmorphology, skeletal dysplasias and prenatal diagnosis. Sahar trained at Nottingham University Medical School and has an MSc in Medical Genetics from the institue of Child Health, London.