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- General cardiology
- Interventional cardiology
Consultant Cardiologist in Nottingham since 2005. I see patients with any heart related complaints: chest pain, breathlessness, palpitations or blackouts. I have particular expertise in the management of angina with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or angioplasty and stents and the closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) for secondary prevention of stroke.
My main current research interest is the treatment of chronic total occlusions (CTO) of coronary arteries by PCI to relieve angina. I have contributed to several multinational publications in this area and have been a leader in miniaturising arterial access for these procedures via the radial arteries.
I lead the adult congenital heat service in Nottingham and regularly collaborate with colleagues at the East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre in Leicester.
Areas of interest
Chest pain; breathlessness; palpitations; blackouts; angina; atrial fibrillation; hypertension; heart attack; heart failure; interventional cardiology; cardiac rhythm management; adult congenital heart disease
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Cardiologist, Nottingham University Hospital
Treatment of chronic total occlusions (CTO) of coronary arteries by percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)
Miniaturising radial artery access for PCI
Closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) for secondary prevention of stroke
Visiting Professor in Interventional Cardiology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA. 2005.
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- MB BChir Cambridge University 1993
- PhD University of Leeds 2001
Reference number 4064615
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Fellow of Royal College of Physicians Royal College of Physicians of London 2008
- Member British Cardiovascular Society 2000
- Member British Cardiovascular Intervention society 2005
Details of entry to specialist register
- Cardiology and General Internal Medicine, 2005
- BMI The Park Hospital
- 13:30 - 18:30
- 0115 966 2123
- Tollerton LaneTollertonNottinghamNG12 4GA
- 14:00 - 17:00
- 0115 828 1538
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