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Professor Francisco Leyva-Leon

Professor Francisco Leyva-Leon

Professor Francisco Leyva

Cardiology, General (internal) medicine 03256952

 

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Overview
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • General cardiology
  • Structural/Heart failure

Offers

  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

I have been a Consultant Cardiologist since 2000 and have extensive experience in general cardiology. I am able to treat patients with angina, heart attacks, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, cardiac rhythm disorders, hypertension and raised cholesterol.

I lead the Heart Failure Service and the Cardiac Devices (pacemakers, defibrillators, cardiac resynchronisation therapy) Service at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.

I also have a special interest in cardiac imaging, including cardiac MRI, cardiac CT and echocardiography.

I am Professor of Cardiology at Aston University Medical School where I lead cardiac research.

I am past President of the British Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance and have been a clinical adviser to the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) on the national guidelines for Heart Failure and Cardiac Devices. I have been a member of the European Society of Cardiology guideline groups for Heart Failure and Cardiac Devices.

Areas of interest

Adults with:

chest pain; angina; heart attacks (myocardial infarction); high blood pressure (hypertension); raised cholesterol; heart failure; cardiac rhythm disorders (arrhythmias) including atrial fibrillation; pacemakers; defibrillators (ICDs); cardiac resynchronisation therapy; cardiovascular magnetic resonance (cardiac MRI); cardiac computed tomography (CT); echocardiography

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Procedures completed

  • 20110

    ECG (including reporting) - (1-5)

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