Mick Ozkor, MD
Barts Health NHS Trust,
Mick Ozkor is a specialist in complex coronary treatments and valvular heart interventions at Barts Heart Centre and North Middlesex University Hospital in London, UK. He leads the benchmark programme for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) and is clinical director for medicine.
Dr Ozkor qualified from Imperial College School of Medicine in London, UK in 1997. Since then he has worked in several London teaching hospitals, including St Mary’s Hospital, The Royal London Hospital, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London Chest Hospital, The Heart Hospital and University College London Hospitals (UCLH).
In 2005, Dr Ozkor took a three-year sabbatical to complete his MD at Emory University in Atlanta, USA. He was awarded a British Cardiovascular Society Research Fellowship to undertake a National Institute of Health-funded translational research study focusing on vascular and endothelial function. His work was recognised at the local level with merit awards and at an international level when he was runner-up for the Young Investigator Award at the American College of Cardiology Conference in 2009.