Dr Mick Ozkor

Sees patients with a wide range of cardiac problems including: angina, hypertension, valve disease, heart failure, referrals for investigation of palpitations and collapse, cardiovascular risk assessment, perioperative cardiac assessment and treatment of elevated cholesterol.

Speciality Cardiology and
General Medicine Sub Speciality: Interventional Cardiology

NHS Hospital Positions

  • Consultant Cardiologist The Heart Hospital, University College Hospitals
  • Consultant Cardiologist North Middlesex, University College Hospitals

Clinical Interests

Dr Ozkor is a specialist in complex coronary treatments such as balloon angioplasty and stenting. He specializes in radial access procedures and regularly performs intervention to vein grafts, chronic total occlusions and left main stems. He has experience in the use of interventional adjuncts such as thrombectomy devices, distal protection and rotational atherectomy as well as the interpretation of IVUS and pressure wire data

Whilst running a busy NHS practice, Dr Ozkor routinely sees patients with a wide range of common cardiac problems including: Angina (chest pain), hypertension (high blood pressure), valve disease, heart failure, referrals for investigation of palpitations and collapse, cardiovascular risk assessment, perioperative cardiac assessment and treatment of elevated cholesterol.

Education and Training

Dr Ozkor qualified at Imperial College School of Medicine in 1997. Since then he has worked in several London teaching hospitals (St Mary’s Hospital, The Royal London Hospital, St Bartholomew’s Hospital and the London Chest Hospital).

Consultant Appointments

Dr Ozkor was appointed Consultant Cardiologist to The Heart Hospital, University College Hospitals and North Middlesex University Hospital in November 2010.

Research

In 2005, Dr Ozkor took a three year sabbatical to complete his MD at Emory University in Atlanta, USA. Dr Ozkor was awarded a British Cardiovascular Society Research Fellowship to undertake a National Institute of Health funded translational research study focusing on vascular and endothelial function. His work was rewarded both at the local level with Merit awards and recognized at an International level at the American College of Cardiology Conference in March 2009 when he was shortlisted as a Young Investigator Award Finalist and became runner-up.

Dr Ozkor has an interest in putting patient safety first. He has run multiple audit projects and has run major clinical governance projects including improving access and timing to the Heart Attack Centre for all Acute Coronary Syndromes, ensuring accuracy and quality to data entry in the cath lab and renal function monitoring post angiography. Dr Ozkor is one of the key players in the Heart Hospital’s Heart Attack Primary PCI service and in the implementation of the non ST elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTEACS) pathways across London.

Latest Publication: Endothelium-Derived Hyperpolarizing Factor Determines Resting and Stimulated Forearm Vasodilator Tone in Health and in Disease. Circulation. 2011;123:2244-2253

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