Dr Tammy Pegg

Tammy PeggConsultant Cardiologist – Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Tammy is a specialist cardiologist with an interest in heart failure and non-invasive imaging including cardiac MRI. She graduated with honours from the University of Leeds in 2000. After house officer jobs, Tammy undertook basic medical training at the University of Manchester Hospitals and gained membership to the Royal College of Physicians in 2003.

In 2004 Tammy commenced advanced training in cardiology in the Wessex Deanery. In 2005 she commenced a PhD in cardiac surgery at the University of Oxford, working with one of the UK’s leading cardiothoracic surgeons. Her work involved improving surgical techniques in patients with heart failure and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging for the assessment of heart function and injury. In 2008 she was awarded her PhD and has been widely published in peer reviewed cardiology journals.

In 2008 she was a finalist for the Vivenne Thomas American Heart Association Young Investigator of the Year Award and the New Zealand Heart Foundation Young Investigator of the Year.

In addition to clinical work, Tammy is a trustee for both the Nelson Marlborough Cardiology Education Trust and the New Zealand Paramedic Education and Research Charitable Trust.