Dr Aseem Malhotra is a highly esteemed, award-winning NHS consultant cardiologist based at the ROC Private Clinic, London. He is a globally regarded specialist when it comes to diagnosing, preventing, and managing heart disease. His areas of expertise include evidence based medicine, collaborative shared decision-making with patients, obesity, coronary artery disease, preventive cardiology, as well as angina. Dr Malhotra graduated with a degree in medicine from the University of Edinburgh in 2001.
Quite frankly, Dr Malhotra has been nothing short of a medical game changer throughout his career as a leading cardiologist in the UK, having impressively enlisted major celebrities such as world-famous chef Jamie Oliver and British football icon Steven Gerrard in his attempt to introduce significant improvements in school food being offered across the country. The inspirational doctor has also established himself as one of the world's most influential campaigning doctors with regards to medical issues such as obesity, heart disease and overall population health. His main topic of research over the years has been shifting the understanding of true causes of heart disease and how potentially reverse it.
As well as occupying the full-time position as consultant cardiologist, Dr Malhotra is also a regular visiting professor of evidence based medicine at the Bahiana School of Medicine and Public Health in Salvador, Brazil and is an honorary council member of the Metabolic Psychiatry Clinic at the Stanford University School of Medicine in California. Not only that, but the revolutionary Dr Malhotra is also a founding member and advisor to the obesity-tackling, charity campaign group, Action on Sugar. To-date, Dr Malhotra's admirational campaigning has seen the UK's main media outlets, academics and politicians take note and take action with regards to prioritising sugar reduction.
Dr Malhotra was shortlisted in the Sunday Times Debrett's list as one of the most influential individuals in the UK in the fields of science and medicine, a list which also had the iconic Professor Stephen Hawking shortlisted. Incredibly, his altmetric total score (an overall measure of impact and reach) relating to the number of medical journal publications had reached over 10,000 by 2013, one of the highest global scores for any doctor worldwide during this specific period of time.
Dr Malhotra is a regular expert health commentator for main British print and broadcast media, most notably his role as newspaper reviewer for none other than Sky News. He has also written a whole host of health-related publications for various media giants, such as The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, and BBC online but to mention a few.