Professor Azfar Zaman is a Consultant interventional cardiologist at Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital specialising in ischaemic heart disease, aortic stenosis and diabetes associated coronary heart disease.
He is also an Honorary Clinical Professor of Cardiology at Newcastle University.
Professor Zaman joined the Newcastle Hospitals in 2001 and was awarded Honorary Professor of Cardiology by Newcastle University in 2013.
Following graduation at Leeds Medical School, Professor Zaman completed postgraduate training in cardiology at regional centres in Leeds, London and Cardiff. He was a Fulbright Scholar and British Heart Foundation International Fellow in 1998 to study vascular biology at Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York.
I am the Clinical Lead for Coronary Intervention and Director of the Cardiac Catheter Laboratories. In 2012 I was appointed Specialty Group Lead for Cardiovascular Research and have an interest in clinical research with a particular interest in atherothrombosis in diabetes and clinical trials.