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