Dr. Jeilan is Director of Cardiology at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi and an interventional cardiologist with a broad expertise in Coronary Angioplasty and Stent procedures; Pacemaker and Defibrillator therapy including Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy; and valve interventions including TAVI. He ahs a particular interest in STEMI care and is a founder of the STEMI Africa initiative.
Dr. Jeilan is a senior member of several learned societies: He has been senior faculty at EuroPCR and sat on the British Cardiac Society senior council and was the national UK chair on the European Society of Cardiology ‘Cardiologists of Tomorrow’ (COT) working group; he is a former president of the British Junior Cardiologist Association and is a member of the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society. Dr. Jeilan has won awards both in the UK and the USA including at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeuticsmeeting in Washington DC, USA and the Clinical Teaching Award from the Oxford University Medical School. He has made numerous research presentations at International meetings across Africa, Europe and North America, and is published in several peer reviewed journals including among others, the European Heart Journal, the American Heart Journal, the British Medical Journal cases, Circulation, PACE, EuroPACE, and Heart Rhythm.
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