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- Complex Devices
- General cardiology
Professor Boos has been a Consultant Cardiologist since 2008. He the clinical lead for research, heart failure, simple and complex devices and cardiopulmonary exercise testing services at Poole Hospital. Following his medical training and Junior doctor Posts in London he underwent the first four years of his specialist training in Wessex. Thereafter he transferred to Birmingham to undertake a 2 year higher research degree (MD) which was followed by a further 18 months training in heart failure and device therapy. He is an Honorary Consultant at Royal Bournemouth Hospital where undertakes weekly procedural lists and is a visiting fellow of Bournemouth University. He was appointed as a Visiting Professor in Cardiovascular medicine to Leeds Beckett University in 2016, and is also a visiting Professor to St George’s Medical School, Grenada, West Indies in 2011. He is the founder and Chairman of the South Coast Heart Failure Meeting which is the largest annual cardiovascular conference on the South Coast. He is a member of the Dorset Formulary Group, the Dorset CV network and the West Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group. Professor Boos retains a strong research interest. He has >120 publications in peer reviewed journals and his current research interests include the effects of Cardiovascular adaptation to hostile environments (eg high altitude, military trauma and environmental temperature). His other clinical interests include Sports Cardiology, where he supports Bournemouth Football club, unexplained breathlessness and atrial fibrillation.
Areas of interest
Vascular system; Heart failure; Cardiac rhythm management; Pacing (Cardiology); Cardiomyopathy; Atrial fibrillation; Arterial disease; Athletic heart; Sports cardiology; Breathlessness; heart rate variability and cardiovascular risk
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Cardiologist Poole Hospital
Visiting Consultant Royal Bournemouth and BMI Harbour Hospital
1. High Altitude Medicine
2. Atrial Fibrillation
3. Cardiovascular Risk
5. Sports Cardiology
6. Heart Rate Variability
I love film, running, travelling and spending time with my family.
1988 Indiana State University Academic Honors
1996 J R Rees Military Postgraduate Prize 1999 Honorary Member of the Royal Society of Medicine
2007 British Junior Cardiologist Research double Finalist
2011 Parkes Memorial Prize for Research
Boos CJ, et al. The relationship between anxiety and acute mountain sickness. PLoS One. 2018
Boos CJ, High Altitude Affects Nocturnal Non-linear Heart Rate Variability: PATCH-HA Study. Front Physiol. 2018
Boos CJ, et al. The effect of high altitude on central blood pressure and arterial stiffness. J Hum Hypertens 2017.
Boos CJ, The Effect of Sex on Heart Rate Variability at High Altitude. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2017
Boos CJ, et al. Assessment of Cardiac Arrhythmias at Extreme High Altitude Using an Implantable Cardiac Monitor: REVEAL HA Study (REVEAL High Altitude). Circulation 2017
Brown LA, Boos CJ. Atrial fibrillation and heart failure: Factors influencing the choice of oral anticoagulant. Int J Cardiol. 2017.
Boos CJ et al. A Four-Way Comparison of Cardiac Function with Normobaric Normoxia, Normobaric Hypoxia, Hypobaric Hypoxia and Genuine High Altitude. PLoS One 2016.
Boos CJ et al. The Prevalence of electrocardiographic Abnormalities in Medically Screened UK Military Aircrew? Aviat Space Environ Med 2012;83:1055-9.
Boos CJ et al. Cardiac biomarkers and high altitude pulmonary edema. Int J Cardiol. 2013 167(3):e65-6.
Boos CJ, Sharma S. Sudden cardiac death in the British military: should all service recruits undergo ECG screening? J R Army Med Corps. 2011;157:187-90.
Boos CJ, Nam M, Camm AJ. Novel oral anticoagulants and stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation and chronic heart failure. Heart Fail Rev 2013;19:391-401.
Boos CJ et al. Is atrial fibrillation an inflammatory disorder? Eur Heart J 2006
Boos CJ, Lip GY and Blann AD. Circulating endothelial cells in cardiovascular disease. J Am Coll Cardiol 2006
Boos CJ and Lip GY. Inflammation and atrial fibrillation: cause or effect? Heart 2008
Gorman S, Boos C. Ivabradine in heart failure: what about digoxin? Lancet 2008
Boos CJ et al. Dangerous Sandwiches. Lancet 2008
Boos CJ et al. Circulating endothelial progenitor cells. N Engl J Med 2005
Boos CJ. Oral anticoagulation and stroke in atrial fibrillation. N Engl J Med 2003
Boos CJ. The EUROPA trial. Lancet 2003
Boos C et al. Persistent atrial fibrillation. rate control or rhythm control. Rate control is not inferior to rhythm control. BMJ 2003
Boos CJ and Lip GYH. Is atrial fibrillation an inflammatory disorder? Responses and clarifications. European Heart Journal 2006;27:136-49.
Courses offered to GPs
1. Stroke prevention in Atrial Fibrillation
2. Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
3. Improving Heart Failure Management
4. High Altitude Cardiology
5. Atrial Fibrillation and overview
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Post operative infections from Cardiovascular Device Implantation <1%
- MBBS Imperial College London and St Marys Hospital Medical School 1994
- MRCP London 1998
- FRCP London 2011
- Dip IMC Royal College Of Surgeons, Edinburgh 1997
- MD University of Birmingham 2007
Reference number 4106845
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Visiting Professor Carenegie Sports Institute, Leeds Beckett University 2016
- Defence Consultant Asdvisor in Cardiology British Defence Services 2016
Details of entry to specialist register
- Cardiology and GIM, 2008
Affiliations / memberships
British Society of Heart Failure, Heart Rhythm UK., European Society of Cardiology, British Society of Echocardiography, Cardiac Risk in the Young, European Association of cardiovascular Prevention
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