Lives of the fellows

Peter John Stubbs

b.7 December 1954 d.24 October 2007
MB BS Lond(1982) MRCPI(1986) MRCP UK(1987) MD(1995) FESC(2000) FACC(2004) FRCP(2004)

Peter John Stubbs was a consultant cardiologist at Mayday Hospital, Croydon. He was born in London, the son of John Stubbs, a consultant surgeon, and Valerie Stubbs, a nursing sister. Stubbs was educated at St Paul’s and Latymer Upper School, and then went on to study medicine at the Royal Free Hospital Medical School. His sister, Sue (Lightman), also went into medicine, becoming professor of clinical ophthalmology at Moorfields Eye Hospital.

Stubbs gained his MB BS in 1982 and was a house officer at the Royal Free and at the Lister Hospital in Stevenage. He went on to senior house officer posts at St Mary’s Hospital, at St Paul’s, St Peter’s, St Philip’s and the Institute of Urology, and then Kingston Hospital. He was then on the medical registrar rotation at West Middlesex Hospital.

From 1993 to 1995, he was the Coronary Thrombosis Trust senior research fellow in cardiovascular medicine at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School. From 1995 to 1997, he was a senior registrar in cardiology for the Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, as well as a lecturer in cardiovascular medicine at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School. In 1998 he became a senior registrar in cardiology at the Royal Free; a year later he joined the cardiology department at Northwick Park Hospital. He was then appointed to his consultant post at Mayday Hospital.

Outside medicine, he enjoyed skiing, tennis and golf.

In 1986 he married Sarah Jayne Louise, a finance controller. They had three children – Em, Bo and Ali. Peter Stubbs died suddenly, aged just 52, and was survived by his family.

RCP editor

(Volume XII, page web)

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