SHAPIRO Leonard Melvyn,


Office PA Diane Miles 00 44 (0) 7578 823784

Consultant Cardiologist Royal Papworth and Addenbrookes Hospitals,
Cambridge University Teaching Hospitals

Associate Lecturer University of Cambridge.

Fellow Robinson College, Cambridge

Specialist Interests
Structural Interventional techniques especially
defect closure and paravalvular leak closure
Coronary artery disease
Specialist valve service
Sports cardiology

Patent holder US8133243B2 13/03/2012
(device to unblock coronary arteries)

Celeritas Medical Ltd Vice President/Medical Director

Capsos Medical Ltd. Director and founder/patent holder

Leyton County High School, London (1962-69)
Manchester University (1970-76)

1973 B.Sc. Medical Biochemistry, First Class
1976 M.B, ChB. With Honours
1978 M.R.C.P. (UK)
1981 MD ( heart disease in diabetes mellitus)
1993 F.A.C.C.
1993 F.R.C.P.
2011 M.A. Cambridge University

Director, Cardiac services Papworth Hospital 1998- 2003
Chairman Medical Advisory Committee 2004-2009

Principal investigator PRESTO (the largest designed PCI study) with SKB

Founding President British Society of Echocardiography

Medical advisor The Football Association

Chairman Health Improvement Programme

Working Group European Society of Cardiology on Valve Disease

Previous Medical Appointments

Senior Registrar, National Heart Hospital and
Cardiothoracic Institute, University of London

Senior Registrar/Research Fellow
Brompton Hospital and Cardiothoracic Institute
University of London.

Cardiac Registrar, Royal Postgraduate Medical School,
Hammersmith Hospital, University of London

Research Author of more than 140 peer review papers
Publications 14 Textbooks
see website

Medico-Legal Medically consulting on legal matters for more than 15 years Current legal court procedures in London, Manchester and Dublin Ireland