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Dr Dolores TaboadaDr Dolores Taboada

Consultant Cardiologist

Contact Details
Switchboard 01480 830541
Fax 01480 831315

Amanda Lawrenson, Grace Trimmer and Michaela Parr
Tel: 01480 364223 / 01480 364109 / 01480 364627


Specialist Clinical Interests
Pulmonary arterial hypertension
Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
Heart failure

Research Interests
Pulmonary arterial hypertension and chronic thromboembolic disease

Professional Profile
Dr Dolores Taboada graduated with honours at Universidad Nacional del Nordeste in Corrientes, Argentina in 1999. She completed her Internal Medicine specialist training in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2002. She undertook her Cardiology specialist training in Madrid, Spain. She sub-specialised in Pulmonary Vascular Diseases at Papworth Hospital and was appointed Locum Consultant in the Pulmonary Vascular Diseases Unit in 2012.

Education and Training
1999 Medical Degree, Universidad Nacional del Nordeste, Corrientes, Argentina
2002 CCST Internal Medicine, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2009 CCST Cardiology, Madrid, Spain
2010 Research proficiency, Universidad de Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies and university posts
Associate member of Royal College of Physicians
Member of the General Medical Council (registration number: 7026260).
European Society of Cardiology
Heart Failure Association at the ESC
International CTEPH association
British Cardiovascular Society

Recent and Important Publications
Pilkington SA, Taboada D, Martinez G. Pulmonary hypertension and its management in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery. Anaesthesia 2014 Sep 29. doi: 10.1111/anae.12831. [Epub ahead of print]

Taboada D, Pepke-Zaba J, Jenkins DP, Berman M, Treacy CM, Cannon JE, Toshner M, Dunning JJ, Ng C, Tsui SS, Sheares KK. Outcome of pulmonary endarterectomy in symptomatic chronic thromboembolic disease. Eur Respir J. 2014 Sep 18. pii: erj00501-2014. [Epub ahead of print]

Deboeck G, Taboada D, Hagan G, Treacy C, Page K, Sheares K, Naeije R, Pepke-Zaba J. Maximal cardiac output determines 6 minutes walking distance in pulmonary hypertension. PLoS One. 2014 Mar 19;9(3):e92324.

McCabe C, White PA, Hoole SP, Axell RG, Priest AN, Gopalan D, Taboada D, MacKenzie Ross R, Morrell NW, Shapiro LM, Pepke-Zaba J. Right ventricular dysfunction in chronic thromboembolic obstruction of the pulmonary artery: a pressure-volume study using the conductance catheter. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2014 Feb 15;116(4):355-63.

Moya-Mur JL, García-Martín A, García-Lledó A, Ruiz-Leria S, Jiménez-Nacher JJ, Megias-Sanz A, Taboada D, Muriel A. Indexed left atrial volume is a more sensitive indicator of filling pressures and left heart function than is anteroposterior left atrial diameter. Echocardiography. 2010 Oct;27(9):1049-55.

Jiménez D, Escobar C, Martí D, Díaz G, Vidal R, Taboada D, Ortega J, Moya JL, Barrios V, Sueiro A. Prognostic value of transthoracic echocardiography in hemodynamically stable patients with acute symptomatic pulmonary embolism. Arch Bronconeumol. 2007 Sep;43(9):490-4.

Jiménez Castro D, Sueiro A, Díaz G, Escobar C, García-Rull S, Picher J, Taboada D, Yusen RD. Prognostic significance of delays in diagnosis of pulmonary embolism. Thromb Res. 2007;121(2):153-8. 

Moya JL, Darriba-Pollán J, García-Lledó A, Taboada D, Catalán-Sanz P, Megías-Saez A, Guzmán-Martínez G, Campuzano-Ruiz R, Asín-Cardiel E. Evaluation of mitral regurgitation severity using a simplified method based on proximal flow convergence. Rev Esp Cardiol. 2006 Oct;59(10):1019-25.


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