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Last updated: 18 Apr 2020
- General cardiology
I am Professor of Cardiology at the University of Leicester and Consultant Cardiologist at the Cardiac Centre, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester. I am also Medical Director of the British Heart Foundation.
Areas of interest
All aspects of adult cardiology; Hypertension; Coronary and ischaemic heart disease; heart attacks; Interventional cardiology including angioplasty and stents; coronary angiography; heart failure; arrhythmias; valve disease
chest pain; palpitations; blackouts; heart flutter; shortness of breath; breathlessness; syncope; heart murmurs; irregular heart beat; high blood pressure; swollen legs
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Cardiologist, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, LE3 9QP
My main research interest is in understanding the inherited basis of cardiovascular diseases. We are one of the leading groups working in this field and internationally recognised for this work.
I am a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and the UK Academy of Medical Sciences. I also hold Fellowships of the European Society of Cardiology and the American College of Cardiology. I have been awarded a NHS Platinum Clinical Excellence Award. I have received numerous awards/prizes for my research including the International Okamoto award of the Japanese Circulation Foundation. I was knighted for services to Medicine and Medical Research in the New Years Honours list 2015.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Gujarati - Native or bilingual
- Hindi - Conversational
- Urdu - Basic
New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, JAMA, Nature, Nature Genetics
Reference number 2698276
- Spire Leicester Hospital, LE2 2FF
- 08:00 - 13:00
- 0116 272 0888
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