Professor Stephen Wheatcroft
Professor of Cardiometabolic Medicine, University of Leeds,
Consultant Cardiologist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Steve Wheatcroft is Professor of Cardiometabolic Medicine at the University of Leeds and Consultant Cardiologist at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. He divides his time between discovery/translational scientific research and clinical cardiology (coronary intervention). Steve leads a vascular biology research group in Leeds focused on the effects of diabetes and insulin resistance on the cardiovascular system. Working at one of the UK’s highest volume heart attack centres, his clinical interests are in coronary artery intervention, acute coronary syndromes and cardiovascular risk reduction. He is passionate about developing new strategies to improve outcomes in people with heart disease and diabetes. Working with colleagues in diabetes and clinical pharmacy, he recently established a Cardiometabolic clinic focusing on people with recent myocardial infarction who have diabetes. Steve is currently chair of CaReMe-UK, the Cardio-Renal-Metabolic collaboration between the British Cardiovascular Society, Association of British Clinical Diabetologists, UK Kidney Association, Primary Care Cardiovascular Society and Primary Care Diabetes Society.