Professor Alain Fraissé

Professor Alain Fraissé

Professor Alain Fraissé is a consultant paediatric cardiologist who treats both adults and children. He is also director of paediatric cardiology at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals trust, and is a visiting professor at Imperial College London.

He completed his medical degree in France, at Marseille University Hospital where he also received his masters in physiology and a complementary fellowship in intensive care. He then spent time in the USA as a Clinical Fellow at Boston Children's Hospital.





  • Interventional Catheterization in Congenital heart disease
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrophysiology
  • Paediatric cardiology
  • Valvular heart disease

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French


Professor Alain Fraissé has published over 190 research papers.

Following that, he returned to Marseille University Hospital, where he completed his PhD in respiratory physiology.

Professor Alain Fraissé has conducted research work in areas including:

  • Interventional catheterisation
  • Echocardiography in children and adults with congenital heart disease
  • General paediatric cardiology
  • Pulmonary hypertension