- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Not in Open Referral network
- General cardiology
- Interventional cardiology
- Video and telephone consultations
Dr Blackman is one of the leading interventional cardiologists in the United Kingdom. He is the lead for interventional cardiology in Leeds, which is the largest cardiac centre in the country. He is the Honorary Secretary of the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society. After training in Oxford and Toronto he was appointed to a Consultant post in Leeds in 2005, since when he has performed over 3500 coronary angioplasty procedures, and well over 5000 coronary angiograms. He has a national and international reputation in trans-catheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), having trained specialists throughout the UK, Europe, USA and Japan in performing TAVI. Dr Blackman's outcomes from both PCI (coronary angioplasty) and TAVI can be found on the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society website https://bcis.org.uk.
Dr Blackman is also experienced in all aspects of clinical cardiology including chest pain, coronary artery disease, palpitation, valvular heart disease, and heart failure.
Dr Blackman has a major interest in clinical research, having published over 80 scientific publications, and is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Leeds.
Outside of work his main loves are family, sport, and his labrador. Rugby is strictly armchair only, but he still turns out every Saturday to play hockey for Boston Spa 3rds.
Areas of interest
Chest pain; coronary artery disease; Angioplasty; Percutaneous coronary intervention; Valvular heart disease; trans-catheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI);