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Last updated: 31 May 2020
- Interventional cardiology
I am a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist. I work for Kardiostar Ltd, cardiology consultancy, based in Norwich, Norfolk.
I was appointed by the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2010, where I am the Cardiology Service Director since June 2017. I also work as an Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
I graduated from Tartu University with a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree in 1988. I became a Specialist in Internal Medicine in 1996 and Specialist in Cardiology in 2002. I am a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC) since 2007 and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in London (FRCP) since 2015.
I have specialist skills in General and Interventional Cardiology, especially in complex coronary interventions. My experience includes pre- and postoperative cardiac intensive care. My clinical work is focused on using advanced methods in the interventional management of patients with acute heart attacks, acute coronary syndrome and stable angina. I am an honorary lecturer at the University of East Anglia.
I cover all aspects of diagnosing and management of heart-related problems in adults. My passion is in Interventional Cardiology. I also work for East Point Consulting Rooms and helping them with private cardiological referrals.
I am a Black Belt in Traditional Korean Martial Arts. I am a Harley-Davidson Motorbike and Dog Enthusiast, an Apple Computers & gadgets lover. I like Blues and Jazz. I am married with five children.
I speak English, Estonian, Swedish, Finnish, Russian.
Areas of interest
I am interested in General and Interventional Cardiology. My focus is on Chest pains, palpitations and rhythm problems, shortness of breath, heart failure, high blood pressure. I like valvular heart problems. I perform ECG, treadmill stress tests, ambulatory ECG and blood pressure recordings, echocardiograms. Coronary angiogram, angioplasty (PCI) using balloons, stents and rotablation will be arranged at NNUH. Cardiac CT and MRI are available.
- Lynette Shuckford
- James Paget Hospital Lowestoft Road Gorleston GREAT YARMOUTH NR31 6LA
- 01493 453772
- 01493 452421
- East Point Consulting Rooms: http://www.epcr.org.uk/consultants/dr-toomas-sarev/
- Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital: http://www.nnuh.nhs.uk/people/toomas-sarev/
Current NHS consultant posts held
Clinical Service Director, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust;
Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
General Cardiology, Coronary Interventions
A dog owner, Martial Artist, Harley Davidson Motorbike Enthusiast, Apple Gadgets' lover.
European Cardiologist's Diploma,
Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Estonian - Native or bilingual
- Finnish - Fluent
- Swedish - Fluent
- Russian - Conversational
Courses offered to GPs
I do not offer free talks/courses/seminars. For information, please take a look at my webpage kardiostar.com
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- Licentiate of Medicine (M.D.) Tartu University, Estonia 1988
- Specialist in Internal Medicine Tampere University, Finland 1997
- Specialist in Cardiology Tampere University, Finland 2002
- Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) The Royal College of Physicians in London 2015
- Medico-Legal Expert Advanced Training InspireMediLaw, Oxford 2019
Reference number 6168237
Details of entry to specialist register
- GMC 6168237 Cardiology and General (Internal) Medicine, 2007
Affiliations / memberships
FRCP (Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in London).
Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions - International Affilate since 2014;
British Cardiovascular Interventions Society and British Cardiovascular Society since 2010;
Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology elected 2007;
Member of the European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions since 2004
- James Paget Hospital Lowestoft Road Gorleston...
- 12:30 - 14:00
- 01493 453772
- Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital...
- 10:00 - 12:30
- 01603 287612
Post treatment communication
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Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: doctor_594