Dr Charles Ilsley qualified at St Mary’s Hospital Medical School (now part of Imperial College London). After general medical training, he trained in cardiology at Harefield Hospital and the National Heart Hospital.
Between 1982 and 1987, Dr Ilsley was based in New Zealand as a consultant and senior lecturer at Dunedin Hospital, University of Otago.
He returned to Harefield Hospital in 1987. Since then, he has held honorary contracts at: