Dr Yassir Javaid

Dr Yassir Javaid

Cardiovascular lead Nene CCG, Primary Care Cardiovascular lead, East Midlands Clinical Network

MBBChir, , MA, , MRCP, , MRCGP, , DRCOG, , DipCard

Dr Javaid qualified from Cambridge University and completed his GP VTS training in Northampton. He has an interest in cardiology and echocardiography and was a clinical lead in the Northamptonshire Community Cardiology service, which had a focus on patients with heart failure and valve disease. He was named Pulse “GP of the Year” in 2015 for his work in reducing stroke emergency admissions in the East Midlands. He is also a council member of the British Heart Valve Society, accredited member of the British Society of Echocardiography and on the editorial board for the British Journal of Cardiology.

Dr Yassir Javaid is our expert for

Heart Health

Recent articles

Video: What happens during a heart attack?

Video: What happens during a heart attack? Resource

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