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- Stroke medicine
I obtained my bachelor degree in Medicine and Surgery from Leeds University and then became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians in 2001 and a Fellow in 2013.
I spent 3 years as a clinical lecturer in stroke medicine at Kings College Hospital London, where I undertook hyperacute stroke training, obtaining a CCT in Stroke Medicine.
In 2009 I was appointed as a Consultant Stroke Physician in Cardiff & Vale University Health Board, where I have taken the lead to develop daily TIA clinics, early supportive discharge (ESD) and mechanical thrombectomy service for stroke patients
In 2015, I completed the one year Improvement Advisor Professional Development Program at the Institute For Health Improvement (IHI) Boston, USA
Areas of interest
Stroke Prevention; Transient Ischaemic Attack; TIA; Mini stroke;
Hyperacute stroke care; Mechanical clot retrieval;
Stroke rehabilitation; Neuro rehabilitation;
Falls & Funny turns;
Acute & General Medicine
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Stroke Physician / Clinical Lead for Stroke – Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
Training Programme Director for Stroke in Welsh Deanery
Chairman of the Welsh Stroke Conference
Treasurer for Welsh Association of Stroke Physicians
My research interest has been in ethnic differences in cortisol secretion and their relationship to vascular impairment.
Principal Investigator of PISTE Study for UHW (Pragmatic Ischaemic Stroke Thrombectomy Evaluation)
MDA Award 2010
Chairman & CEO Award for Stroke Services 2012
English, Hindi, Urdu
Several publications in peer reviewed journals
Courses offered to GPs
Stroke and TIA management Updates
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians 2001
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians 2013
- Spire Cardiff Hospital, CF23 8XL
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 029 2054 0072
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.