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- Stroke medicine
Dr Venter is a consultant in stroke medicine, geriatric medicine and general internal medicine at
Imperial College NHS Trust.
His work in the prestigious hyper-acute stroke unit includes a seven day a week thrombolysis
services and access to advanced neuroimaging and a thrombectomy services on site.
He undertook his undergraduate studies and completed a Masters in general internal medicine at
the Pretoria University in South Africa. He advanced his postgraduate training in stroke and geriatric
medicine in London.
He is the lead for clinical governance in stroke which include the national stroke audit program (SSNAP) - his stroke unit is one of the top hyperacute stroke units nationally.
Areas of interest
Hyperacute and acute stroke management; TIA; Vascular medicine- primary and secondary prevention; Rehabilitation; Hypertension; Falls ;Delirium and Dementia
Current NHS consultant posts held
Stroke specialist physician at Imperial College NHS Trust at Charing Cross Hospital and St Mary's Hospital in London.
His clinical and research interests are in hyper-acute and acute stroke medicine, TIA’s, stroke
rehabilitation & prevention and cardiovascular risk factor management.
He is participating in several
large international stroke trials to provide his patients with the latest in advances in stroke medicine.
In addition to presenting his work at international conferences, he has a strong commitment to
teaching and education and is the lead for undergraduate training in stroke medicine at Imperial
College NHS trust and is involved in teaching of both under and post graduate doctors in stroke
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
Please click on this link if you would like to see information about this healthcare professional’s performance compared to their peers, as published by their medical professional body.https://www.strokeaudit.org
- MBChB University of Pretoria 1995
- Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) University of Pretoria 2004
- Stroke Medicine CESR(CP) London Deanery 2013
- General Internal Medicine CESR(CP) London Deanery 2013
- Geriatric Medicine CESR(CP) London Deanery 2013
Details of entry to specialist register
- General (Internal) Medicine, 2013
- Geriatric Medicine, 2013
- Stroke Medicine, 2013
Affiliations / memberships
General Medical Council - Registered with a licence to practise; This doctor is on the Specialist Register
European Stroke Organisation
Royal College of Physicians
Health Professions Council of South Africa - Registered with a licence to practise; This doctor is on the Specialist Register
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