Dr. Aftab Jan
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Dr. Aftab Jan is a UCD Assistant Clinical Professor and Interventional Cardiologist. He completed his basic training in cardiology at University College Dublin followed by a 2 year cardiology research fellowship focusing on advance heart failure studies leading to several publications in peer reviewed journals. He commenced dedicated clinical training in general cardiology in St. Vincent’s University Hospital Dublin, and further training in cardiology with emphasis on cardiac intervention in St. James Hospital Dublin. He also obtained specialist training in General Internal Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians, Ireland.
After completion of general training in cardiology, Dr. Jan moved to the UK to undertake a fellowship in cardiac intervention in Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital, one of the highest volume and leading stand alone cardiac intervention centers in the UK. Here he spent time learning complex cardiac interventional skills with leading operators and key opinion leaders in the field. He was involved in several major practice changing cardiology trials during his time there. Dr. Jan was awarded specialist status in cardiology & Internal Medicine and is on the Medical Council’s specialist register since 2013. He was appointed Consultant Interventional Cardiologist in Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust and Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust UK in 2014, where he was also the cardiology research lead and principal investigator on several cardiology trials. He was actively involved in Royal College of Physicians U.K, undergraduate and post graduate clinical teaching programmes.
Areas of interest:
- General cardiology
- Coronary artery disease
- Simple & complex coronary intervention
- Preventative cardiology
- Management of Heart failure
- Management of Hyperlipidemia
- Hypertension management
- Arrhythmia diagnosis & management
- Cardiology research & training