Training in valve disease
PhD in aortic stenosis. Attends a valve clinic during training
Specialist valve activity
Cardiologist is in room next door and available for immediate on-the-day review if required. We have produced templates with ‘triggers’ for requesting a cardiologist to review, such as crossing an echo threshold, new symptoms, new AF.
Moderate and severe native valve disease, and post intervention
Weekly valve MDY and links to TAVI MDT. Links with all cardiac services. One-stop echo usually available. Patient information leaflets available.
BCS Live Valve MDT 2019, PCR London Valves Speaker 2019
Active at national level as BHVS council member and chair of programme committee
EuroValve 2016, BHVS annual meetings, PCR London Valves 2016-2019, BCS attendance annually, ESC attendance 2018 and 2019
PhD in aortic stenosis. Project on low-flow aortic stenosis (IRAS 198673)
Coronary Microcirculation in Aortic Stenosis: A Physiological Hornets’ Nest Circ CI 2019
Patient-Specific Computer Simulation of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Bicuspid Aortic Valve Morphology Circ Imaging 2019
Patient-Prosthesis Mismatch After Aortic Valve Intervention JACC Interv 2018
Improving outcomes in chronic aortic regurgitation: timely diagnosis, access to specialist assessment and earlier surgery Heart 2017
Council member of the British Heart Valve Society and ESC valve disease council member