Join Professor Shakeel Qureshi, Dr Iqbal Malik and Dr Mark Turner to discuss current and upcoming structural heart related technology with case-based interactive session set over two day course.

Professor Shakeel Qureshi

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist

Professor Shakeel Qureshi trained in children's heart services (paediatric cardiology) at Harefield, Guy's and Liverpool Hospitals. He was first appointed consultant at Liverpool in 1987 and Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist/Senior Lecturer at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust in 1988. 

Professor Qureshi's interest are Interventions in  paediatric cardiology (keyhole surgery techniques) and in adult congenital heart disease.


Professor Qureshi is also involved with earthquake relief work and work in natural disaster affected areas in Kashmir, Philippines, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Haiti, and other medical charity missions with Chain of Hope, of which he is a medical board member.


Dr Iqbal Malik

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Iqbal Malik qualified from Cambridge University, then Guys Hospital, London. He was appointed as a consultant interventional cardiologist in 2003. He is the director for clinical governance for the surgery, cancer and cardiovascular division at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

Dr Malik has a special interest in coronary artery disease and runs the heart attack centre at the Trust. He also runs the transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) program at Imperial simulation training to help develop patient safety. Through his research work he has been involved in developing a novel concept (iFR) that is now widely used.

Dr Malik has also been known to do PFO, LAA, ASD closure and paravalvular leak closure.


Dr. Mark Turner

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Consultant Cardiologist

His clinical interests in the NHS are reflected in the type of patients that he sees at the Spire Hospital, with the addition of patients with medical problems related to diving (SCUBA predominantly). This stems from his service in the Royal Navy when he was a diving medicine doctor at the Institute of Naval Medicine and the Submarine Escape training tank.


Dr. Turner has done extensive research on pacing therapy, particularly for heart failure.  

His interests are Patent foramen ovale and ASD closure, valve implantation (TAVI and PPVI), appendage occlusion, Diving medicine, Valvular heart disease, Adult congenital heart disease, echocardiography.

Dr. John Thomson

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr. John Thomson is a Consultant Cardiologist accredited in the practice of congenital heart disease. He splits his time evenly between pediatric and adult congenital heart disease. He is currently the lead for congenital cardiology in the regional unit in Leeds and is an Associate Professor in the faculty of medicine, University of Leeds.

Dr. John Thomson provides a full range of diagnostic services for children with (or with suspected) heart problems. Approximately half of his time in NHS practice is spent caring for adult patients with congenital heart problems.

In addition to diagnostic services including echocardiography, his main area of expertise is in therapeutic cardiac catheterization in congenital heart disease. 

Dr. John Thomson is a high volume operator significantly exceeding the numbers of cases required nationally for accreditation in this area.  

His Interests are ASD, PFO, Valve transcatheter valve dilation, and replacement, He also performs a large number of lower volume transcatheter procedures in rarer congenital and structural heart defects.


Dr John Thomson BM BS, BMed Sci, FRCP, M