Dr Robert Wright

RCP censor

Dr Rob Wright is an interventional cardiologist working at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.

Rob qualified from Edinburgh University in 1985 and gained his MD with distinction in 1996. He has been at the forefront of developing primary coronary intervention as the optimum treatment for patients with acute heart attacks at one of the highest-volume centres in the UK.

Rob has been closely involved with the MRCP(UK) written examinations for 20 years and has been chair of the MRCP(UK) Part 2 Examination since 2015.

He is chair of standard setting for the European Examination in General Cardiology, and is UK cardiology representative to the Union of European Medical Specialties and a member of the Council for European Specialist Medical Assessment.

Appointed as a censor in 2017, Rob has been closely involved in work on the wellbeing of physicians and on the introduction of physician associates to UK medical practice.