- Fee assured
- Verified this account
- Coronary angiography
- Devices: cardiac resynchronisation therapy device (CRT)
- Devices: implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)
- Devices: single chamber pacemaker insertion
- Fractional flow reserve (FFR)
- Percutaneous coronary intervention with/without stenting
I am married with 2 children.
I trained in Birmingham,Leicester and Manchester where I was a Clinical Lecturer at the University.
I have been working at the Lancashire Cardiac Centre at Blackpool as a consultant since 1997.
I set-up the complex device service at Blackpool and am a high volume Coronary interventionist.
I have managed the cardiac dept for 10 years as clinical Director and am the current Divisional Director for Unscheduled Care Division .
Areas of interest
Management of Chest pain and shortness of breath:
Interventional cardiology; Pacing (cardiology); Palpitations & Arrhythmias; Angioplasty; Implantable devices / device therapy; Coronary stenting/IVUS and OCT:Syncope :Risk factor management including Hypertension and hyperlipideamia.
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Cardiologist and Divisional Director Unscheduled care, Lancashire Cardiac Centre, Blackpool Teaching NHS foundation Trust.
Coronary Stent implantation
Honorary Senior Lecturer University of Buckingham
Honorary Lecturer University of Manchester and UCLAN
I am a keen football fan, and enjoy playing and watching.
Cinema, Travelling and History
Peer reviewed papers on Vascular reactivity and lipids .
Papers on complex devices and heart failure in international multicentre trials.
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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MACE rate for PCI 0.67% (BCIS website)
- MBChB University of Birmingham 1986
- MD University of Manchester 1997
- Clinical Lecturer University Hospital of South Manchester 1994
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians 1999
Details of entry to specialist register
- Cardiology and GIM, 1996
Affiliations / memberships
British Cardiac Society
British cardiac interventional society
- Spire Fylde Coast Hospital
- 09:00 - 18:00
- 01253 394188
- Spire Fylde Coast Hospital St Walburgas Road...
- 17:30 - 20:00
- 01253 394188
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