Dr Farquharson trained at Dundee University then undertook general medical training in Tayside / Edinburgh, then advanced training in Cardiology across Yorkshire as well as at Harefield Hospital (UK), Los Angeles (USA) and Adelaide / Melbourne (Australia). He achieved Completion of UK Specialist Training (CCST) in Cardiology / General (Internal) Medicine in June 2005. He has worked as a Consultant Cardiologist at the Diana Princess of Wales Hospital, Grimsby, between 2005-2012, concurrently holding the honorary academic post of Senior Lecturer at Hull-York Medical School. He then took up the post of Senior Staff Cardiologist / Professor of Cardiology at Royal Darwin Hospital, Australia between 2012-2015, returning back to North East Lincolnshire in 2016.
As a specialist with many years of training and experience Dr Farquharson will see patients with a large variety of heart conditions and symptoms, including heart failure, cardiac valve disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, chest pain, palpitations, breathlessness, and dizzy spells / blackouts, as well as sports / occupational cardiac screening. He has extensive experience in a wide range of cardiac procedures, including radial and femoral access invasive coronary angiography, permanent pacemaker and loop recorder implantation, and cardiac imaging (such as transthoracic and transoesophageal echo).
As well as working at HMT St Hugh’s Hospital he also works at Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital and is the Deputy Medical Director for the Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust.