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- General cardiology
- Interventional cardiology
I have many year's experience as a consultant cardiologist, treating the full range of adult cardiological conditions including arrhythmias, valvular disease, coronary artery disease and heart failure.
I specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of heart artery problems by percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), with excellent outcomes (available from the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society website).
I am the research lead for cardiology in Norwich, participating in numerous multi-centre trials, and original research looking at the molecular mechanisms of heart attacks.
I have written a text book on ultrasound examination of the heart (echocardiography) which is widely used by trainees in the UK and abroad.
Areas of interest
Percutaneous coronary intervention.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Norfolk and Norwich University.
Clinical Lead for Cardiology Research at NNUH. Principal Investigator for several multicentre trials.
Research interests include coronary intervention, and plaque erosion as a cause of myocardial infarction.
Research collaboration with scientists at UEA investigating the molecular triggers of myocardial infarction.
Classical music, flute, piano.
Chandran S, Watkins J, Abdul-Aziz A, Shafat M, Calvert P, Bowles K, Flather D, Rushworth S, Ryding A. Inflammatory differences in plaque erosion and rupture in patients with ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Journal of the American Heart Association 2017;6(5): e005868. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.117.005868.
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Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
Please click on this link if you would like to see information about this healthcare professional’s performance compared to their peers, as published by their medical professional body.https://www.bcis.org.uk/patient-area/individual-outcomes/
During 2014 - 2016 I undertook 813 PCI procedures (65% for acute coronary syndromes). The 30 day mortality rate was 1.07% (predicted 1.97%), indicating excellent outcomes. 94% of procedures were undertaken via the radial artery.
Data for 2017 onwards is yet to be made publicly available.
Please see the BCIS website.
- MBChB (Hons) Edinburgh University 1996
- BSc (Med Sci) Hons Edinburgh University 1993
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians (UK) 1999
- PhD Edinburgh University 2005
- Interventional Fellowship Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia 2008
Reference number 4329587
Details of entry to specialist register
- Alisdair D S Ryding, 2009
Affiliations / memberships
British Cardiovascular Society
British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
Royal College of Physicians
- Hill House Consulting RoomsOld Watton RoadNorwich
- 13:30 - 17:00
- 01603 456181
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