Stephen Clark is a Consultant Cardiothoracic and Transplant Surgeon at Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne and is the Director of Cardiopulmonary Transplantation
He is Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Transplantation in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of Northumbria.
He was appointed in 2000 after training in Newcastle, London, Cambridge and Toronto. He is Chairman of the European Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery, is a Fellow of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers and sits on the Executive of the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland.
He has an ongoing commitment to setting up heart and lung transplant programs in Asia, especially Sri Lanka where he guided the first heart transplant there in 2019.