Born Sheffield 23 Sep 1948
Educated at Doncaster Grammar School, and at Worksop College, Lincolnshire.
Tertiary education at Oxford University (St Catherine's College) and King's College Hospital Medical School
House officer at Northwick Park and Hammersmith Hospitals.
Research Fellow in Cardiology, Northwick Park Hospital 1978
Registrar in Cardiology, Royal Infirmary Bristol 1981-1982
Research and Clinical Fellow in Cardiology, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney 1983
Senior Registrar in Cardiology, St Mary's Hospital, London 1984
Consultant Cardiologist Wellington and Hutt Hospitals 1986 - 2003.
At Wellington Hospital he was Physician-in-charge Hypertension Clinic and undertook cardiac catherterisation studies on his Hutt patients.
At Hutt Hospital he was initially in joint charge of cardiology services with Robert Logan before Robert went on a one year sabbatical in 1987. Thereafter Stewart ran the CCU and other cardiology services alone until Tim O'Meeghan's appointment in 1998.
Undertook general physician duties as well as cardiology.
Appointed as Associate Professor Department of Medicine, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences in 2003
From December 2009, Head of Department of Medicine.
Continued in clinical cardiology for CCDHB, undertaking OP clinics at Kenepuru Hospital and at Kapiti, together with inpatient responsibilities.
Consultant Cardiologist Wakefield Hospital and at Ropata Medical Centre.
Subsequent private cardiology practice at Waikanae.
Retired from all CCDHB activities April 2016 and from University of Otago appointments at end of 2016.
photograph courtesy Stewart Mann