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Dr Mike Fisher

Date: 01 January 2019 09:46

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0151 600 1616

Area of Practice

General and Interventional Cardiology

Special Clinical Interests

Coronary physiology, microvascular angina, refractory angina, coronary spasm

Research Interests

Coronary physiology, clinical informatics

Regional and National Responsibilities

Chief Clinical Information Officer for the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Cardiology lead for the national Alkaptonuria Centre, Head of Innovation for the Royal Liverpool Global Digital Exemplar programme, Regional curriculum and delivery representative for the North West Clinical Informatics Flexible Portfolio Training programme, Regional representative on the national Child Protection Information Sharing programme steering board.

Current Membership of Professional Regional and National Bodies:

FRCP (UK), Founding fellow of the Faculty of Clinical Informatics, UKCHip

Languages Spoken

English. Can read French and German

Education & Training

Dr. Michael Fisher qualified in 1988, having studied medicine at St. Andrews in Scotland and at Manchester Universities and then undertook initial training around Manchester gaining a Cardiology registrar rotation in 1992.

About Mike

He moved to Cardiff in 1995 to undertake research on the role of nitric oxide in the vascular response to injury, culminating in the award of a PhD in 2001. He was then appointed consultant cardiologist with a interest in coronary intervention in 2002, where he has been since.

Publications (last 5 years only)

Matata BM, Shaw M, Grayson AD, McShane J, Lucy J, Fisher M, Jackson M. Theimpact of social deprivation on coronary revascularisation treatment outcomes within the National Health Service in England and Wales. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2016Feb;23(3):316-27.* 

Pei Gee Chew, Fredrick Frost, Liam Mullen, Michael Fisher, Heidar Zadeh, Ruth Grainger, Khaled Albouaini, James Dodd, Bilal Patel, Periaswamy Velavan, Babu Kunadian, Anju Rawat, Toba Obafemi, Sarah Tong, Julia Jones and Aleem Khand.A direct comparison of decision rules for early discharge of suspected acute coronarysyndromes in the era of high sensitivity troponin. European Heart Journal Acute Cardiovascular Care. 2018 Feb 1 [Epub ahead of print].*

Griffin, R., Psarelli, E. E., Cox, T. F., Khedr, M., Milan, A. M., Davison, A. S., Hughes, A. T., Usher, J. L., Taylor, S., Loftus, N., Daroszewska, A., West, E., Jones, A., Briggs, M., Fisher, M., McCormick, M., Judd, S., Vinjamuri, S., Sireau, N., Dillon, J. P., Devine, J. M., Hughes, G., Harrold, J., Barton, G. J., Jarvis, J. C., Gallagher, J. A., …

Ranganath, L. R. (2018). Data on items of AKUSSI in Alkaptonuria collected over three years from the United Kingdom National Alkaptonuria Centre and the impact of nitisinone. Data in brief, 20, 1620-1628. doi:10.1016/j.dib.2018.09.021 Ranganath LR, Khedr M, Milan AM, Davison AS, Hughes AT, Usher JL, Taylor S,Loftus N, Daroszewska A, West E, Jones A, Briggs M, Fisher M, McCormick M, JuddS, Vinjamuri S, Griffin R, Psarelli EE, Cox TF, Sireau N, Dillon JP, Devine JM,Hughes G, Harrold J, Barton GJ, Jarvis JC, Gallagher JA. Nitisinone arrestsochronosis and decreases rate of progression of Alkaptonuria: Evaluation of theeffect of nitisinone in the United Kingdom National Alkaptonuria Centre. MolGenet Metab. 2018 Sep;125(1-2):127-134. doi: 10.1016/j.ymgme.2018.07.011. Epub2018 Jul 24. PubMed PMID: 30055994. 

Shahzad A, Kemp I, Mars C, Wilson K, Roome C, Cooper R, Andron M, Appleby C, Fisher M, Khand A, Kunadian B, Mills JD, Morris JL, Morrison WL, Munir S, Palmer ND, Perry RA, Ramsdale DR, Velavan P, Stables RH; for the HEAT-PPCI trial investigators. Unfractionated heparin versus bivalirudin in primary percutaneous coronary intervention (HEAT-PPCI): an open-label, single centre, randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2014 Jul 4. pii: S0140-6736(14) 60924-7.*

Denby C, Groves DG, Eleuteri A, Tsang HK, Leach A, Hammond C, Bridson JD,Fisher M, Elt M, Laflin R, Fisher AC. Temporary sympathectomy in chronicrefractory angina: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Br JPain. 2015 Aug;9(3):142-8.

Leach AL, Fisher M. “Myocardial Ischaemia and Cardiac Pain – A Mysterious Relationship”. Br. J. of Pain. 2013; 7(1):23-30 *

Magapu P, Fisher M, Haskard DH. A review of the peri-operative risk stratification assessment tools used for the prediction of cardiovascular complications in non-cardiac surgery. Perfusion 31(5). 2015 *

Cheng, K., Sainsbury, P., Fisher, M., & de Silva, R. (2016). Management of Refractory Angina Pectoris. European cardiology, 11(2), 69-76. *

Sainsbury PA, Fisher M, de Silva R. Alternative interventions for refractory angina. Heart. 2017 Dec;103(23):1911-1922. Epub 2017 Sep 27.*