Dr Muriel Shannon
Telephone: 020 8725 5447
Secretary: Jane Meehan
Secretary email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary telephone: 020 8725 1115
Dr Shannon is a consultant with a clinical interest in haemostasis and thrombosis. She is the clinical lead for anticoagulation and thrombosis in St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
She is supported by two clinical nurse specialists in anticoagulation, three thrombosis nurses specialists and a nurse manager for three services. This team provides a full range of anticoagulant services, including the initiation of anticoagulation, drug monitoring, anticoagulant bridging for elective procedures and the management of bleeding and thrombotic complications.
Dr Shannon has special expertise in the management of thrombotic risk in pregnancy and in the investigation, treatment and counselling of patients with inherited and acquired thrombotic disorders.
She chairs the Hospital Thrombosis Group which co-ordinates the work being done within the trust to prevent hospital acquired venous thrombosis and to increase awareness among staff and patients of preventative measures.
Dr Shannon studied for an MBChB in 1975 at the University of Glasgow, before undertaking haematology training at the Western Infirmary Glasgow and the Royal Free Hospital, London between 1977 and 1983.
She became a clinical research fellow at the Imperical Cancer Research Fund from 1983 to 1985, and received specialist accreditation in 1984, before being entered onto the Specialist Register in 1997.
From 1991-2001 Dr Shannon was a part time clinical assistant in anticoagulation and thrombosis, and since 2001 she has been a consultant in thrombosis and haemastasis at St George's Hospital.
- Member, Royal College of Pathologists - 1982
- Fellow, Royal College of Pathologists - 1994