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- Devices: single chamber pacemaker insertion
- Fractional flow reserve (FFR)
- Interventional cardiology
- Percutaneous coronary intervention with/without stenting
I am an enthusiastic cardiologist assessing, advising and treating patients with chest discomfort, angina, coronary artery disease, palpitations, arrhythmia, hypertension, hypercholesterolaemia, breathlessness, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, valve disease, primary and secondary prevention, including dietary and life-style advice.
I have a special interest in assessment and treatment of coronary artery disease, including diagnostic coronary angiography and coronary intervention, which also includes rotational atherectomy and laser angioplasty.
I also offer permanent pacing for bradycardia or syncope.
Areas of interest
General Cardiology; Coronary and ischaemic heart disease; Interventional cardiology; Vascular heart disease; Hypertension; Heart failure; Angiography; Implantable devices / device therapy; Coronary stenting; Cardiomyopathy; Cardiovascular medicine; Arrhythmias; Pacing (cardiology); Syncope; Valve disease
- Dr Foster's Hospital Consultants
- British Cardiovascular Intervention Society - Patient Information Section
- Kettering General Hospital Cardiology Department
Current NHS consultant posts held
I am working as an interventional cardiologist at Kettering General Hospital.
I am the educational lead for cardiology and also the audit lead for coronary intervention.
I am activity involved in medical education as a teacher, educational and clinical supervisor of junior doctors of all grades.
I have also work as the Clinical Lead for Cardiology to support the Urgent and Emergency Care Network for East Midlands.
I am actively involved in clinical trials as a principle investigator or co-investigator, especially in the field of interventional cardiology, but also in heart failure, arrhythmia and valve disease.
Clinical Excellent Award
Co-author: Comparison of exercise testing and CMR measured myocardial perfusion reserve for predicting outcome in asymptomatic aortic stenosis: the PRognostic Importance of MIcrovascular Dysfunction in Aortic Stenosis (PRIMID AS) Study Eur Heart J (2017) 38 (16): 1222-1229.
Courses offered to GPs
I am providing teaching and workshops to GPs and patients. Previous talks for GPs included management of atrial fibrillation, stable angina, heart failure and ECG interpretation.
Presentations for patient groups were covering cardiovascular prevention, medication and life-style intervention.
British Cardiovascular Intervention Society Audit Data has been published online under http://www.bcis.org.uk/pages and has shown lower than expected major adverse cardiovascular events.
Patient's feedback in 2012 confirming that 100% of patients were satisfied with care they received.
- State Exam University of Luebeck 1993
- MRCP UK, London 1997
- MD University of Leicester 2006
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST Cardiology and General Medicine , 2006
Affiliations / memberships
British Cardiovascular Interventional Society
British Cardiovascular Society
- Woodland HospitalRothwell RoadKettering
- 09:00 - 13:00
- 01536 414515
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.