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Last updated: 1 Jun 2020
- General cardiology
- Interventional cardiology
I am a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at the Manchester Heart Centre, and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester, Manchester, England. I graduated from St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, in 1988, and undertook my postgraduate General Medical training in London and Oxford. I then completed General Cardiology training in Birmingham, Oxford and Wales, and undertook 2 years of basic science research in diabetic cardiomyopathy as a British Heart Foundation Junior Research Fellow, leading to the award of an MD degree from University of London. I subsequently travelled to the USA to subspecialise in coronary intervention, including a 2.5 year clinical/research fellowship at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation and the New York University Medical Centre, New York. During my time there, I worked closely with leaders in the field, including Drs Greg Stone, Martin Leon and Gary Roubin.
I have published widely in clinical and basic science research and has authored circa 70 peer-reviewed manuscripts, many in high-impact factor journals. My research interests are in the fields of acute coronary syndromes, fractional flow reserve, vascular closure devices and vascular biology. I have been a co-director of the Complex Cardiovascular Catheter Therapeutics Conference (C3) in the USA since 2014, and am Editor-in-Chief of Heart International.
Areas of interest
Stable and Acute Coronary Syndromes; Cardiomyopathy; Coronary and Ischaemic Heart Disease; Interventional Cardiology; Coronary Angioplasty/Coronary Stenting; Vascular heart disease; Heart Rhythm Disturbances; Heart Failure; Management of High Blood Pressure; Syncope/pre-syncope (faints caused by heart problems)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and Lead, Acute Chest Pain and PCI Service, Manchester Heart Centre, Manchester Royal Infirmary.
Senior Clinical Lecturer, University Of Manchester.
Co-Director of the C3 (Complex Cardiovascular Catheter Therapeutics) Conference in Florida.
Editor-in-Chief of Heart International
Acute Coronary Syndromes
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Six Clinical Excellence Awards
Membership of the Interventional Academy of America
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Courses offered to GPs
I have been running a 1-day 'Masterclass in Cardiology' at the Manchester Heart Centre for GPs and other primary healthcare workers for the last 10 years.
Reference number 3279351
- BMI Alexandra Hospital
- 14:00 - 15:30
- 0161 428 3656
- Spire Manchester Hospital
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 0161 447 6677
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.