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Dr Jamil Mayet 03328042

Cardiology

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Professor Mayet’s clinical interests are in the assessment of high blood pressure and the heart, and detection of cardiovascular disease. He specialises in assessing chest pain, palpitations and shortness of breath.

He has longstanding clinical interests in assessing the heart in pregnancy and in elite athletes. He has over 20 years’ experience screening athletes for cardiovascular disease and has performed cardiac assessments for previous World Cup squads and for Premier League Football Clubs.

Professor Mayet graduated in medicine at the University of Dundee in 1989. He completed a research fellowship in the Cardiovascular Consequences of Hypertension at St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College London in 1994 and was awarded an MBA at the Edinburgh Business School in 1997. He trained in Clinical Cardiology at St Mary’s Hospital and The Royal Brompton Hospital between 1994 and 2000. He was appointed Consultant Cardiologist at St Mary’s Hospital in 2000. He was made Professor of Cardiology at Imperial College London in 2011 and is now Consultant Cardiologist at the Imperial NW London Cardiac Hub based at Hammersmith Hospital.
Professor Mayet
has been awarded Fellowships of the European Society of Cardiology, the American College of Cardiology, the Royal College of Physicians and the British and Irish Hypertension Society.

Professor Mayet has a leadership role in developing and supporting collaborative groups of clinicians and engineers generating novel technologies and translating them into clinical practice. He has over 200 peer reviewed publications, many in major journals and has been invited to speak nationally and internationally in the fields of hypertension, echocardiography, coronary physiology, diastolic dysfunction, left ventricular hypertrophy, heart failure and coronary artery disease.

He has an interest in developing new systems of patient care, which provide high quality, streamlined and rapid access services. He has worked with several Primary Care Organisations to help design and deliver tailored services to meet the needs of their particular patient population.

He has had a leadership role in cardiology education in NW London, including as Training Programme Director. He has an interest in driving academic training and creating a supportive environment, enabling young bright physician scientists to grow and flourish.

Professor Mayet’s research interests are in the clinical development of new technologies for assessing and treating the heart and arteries and understanding how we can fine-tune current treatments to improve outcomes. Specifically, he has interests in the physiology of coronary flow and blood pressure as well as the factors associated with the development of atheroma, the fatty deposits that cause blockages of blood vessels. He has a longstanding interest in cardiac structural and functional variations in health and disease, particularly in hypertension and athletic training.

Areas of interest

High Blood Pressure / Hypertension; Chest Pain; Shortness of Breath; Palpitations; Echocardiography; Cardiac imaging; Angina; Heart failure; Clinical Cardiology; General Cardiology;

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