Dr Makan qualified from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in 1998 and trained in Cardiology in London, including 3 years as a Fellow in complex devices and heart failure at the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals. He developed expertise in pacemaker, defibrillator and biventricular pacemaker implantation and is a certified cardiac device specialist (CCDS) with the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners, one of only 175 Cardiologists in Europe.
He is experienced in dealing with patients with complex heart failure and arrhythmias, having been privileged to work in the cardiac transplant team at Harefield Hospital. He also has an interest in coronary artery disease, having performed over 1000 coronary angiograms.
Dr Makan joined Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust in December 2011 and has since set up a brand new complex cardiac device service for Shropshire.
- Pacemakers and complex devices
- Heart failure
- Chest pain and palpitations
- Cardioverter defibrillator implantation
Dr Makan is married and has three young children. He lives in Shrewsbury and outside work his interests include marathon and half-marathon running and cricket.
Dr Makan undertook a period of research from 2003 to 2005 under the supervision of Professor Sanjay Sharma, a leader in the field of sports cardiology and inherited cardiac disease. He was funded by Cardiac Risk in the Young, a charity aimed at increasing awareness and funding research in the prevention and treatment of conditions that cause sudden cardiac death. He has published a number of original papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented at international meetings. He is the author of a chapter in the ABC of Sports Medicine and is currently writing a chapter for a textbook on common cardiovascular conditions.
- International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners
- European Heart Rhythm Association
- Royal College of Physicians
Other post held
- Consultant Cardiologist, Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust
- Honorary Consultant, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
- Honorary Consultant, University Hospital of North Staffordshire
Insurers Dr Jayesh Makan works with
Dr Jayesh Makan works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- Benenden Health
- Exeter Family Friendly
Dr Jayesh Makan does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Dr Jayesh Makan does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Dr Jayesh Makan does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.