Name and Position

Dr Clint Maart
Consultants
Cardiology

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 287517

Profile

Department page: Cardiology

Postition: Consultant Interventional Cardiologist

Personal Assistant and Medical Secretary: Aaron Kemp

Speciality: Cardiology

Sub-Speciality: Interventional Cardiology

Special Clinical Interests: He sees patients in general cardiology clinics including those patients referred for:

  • Chest pain (angina pectoris)
  • Breathlessness
  • General cardiology
  • Coronary Artery Disease – investigation and treatment
  • Complex percutaneous coronary intervention using: rotational atherectomy, intravascular balloon lithotripsy, optical coherence tomography (OCT) and intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)
  • Acute myocardial infarction (heart attack)
  • Palpitations
  • Valvular heart disease assessment

Research and educational interests: Dr Maart is committed to teaching and is the lead clinician organising the regional interventional training day for the East of England Cardiology Deanery. He has also taught colleagues on site within the catheter lab in the use of multiple adjunctive devices in PCI, intra-coronary imaging, and for the implantation of stents and drug-coated balloons. He is actively involved in research and is the principal investigator for the international multicentre Colchicine and Spironolactone in Patients With STEMI / SYNERGY Stent Registry (CLEAR-SYNERGY) trial.

Membership of professional bodies

  • British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
  • British Cardiovascular Society
  • Member of The Royal College of Physicians (London)
  • British Medical Association
  • General Medical Council (GMC number: 6089568)

GMC Number: 6089568

Professional profile: Dr Clint Anthony Maart graduated with MBChB (First Class Honours) from the University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur medical school in 2002. He attained membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) during specialist doctor training at Cambridge University Hospitals Trust. Dr Maart then commenced clinical cardiology training in Cardiology on the East of England national training number (NTN) scheme including a cardiology rotation at the following hospitals: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Papworth Hospital and Bedford Hospital. He successfully applied for out of programme research at the Leeds General Infirmary, and was subsequently awarded a Doctorate of Medicine (MD) by the University of Leeds for his thesis on the study of outcomes from left main coronary artery revascularisation. He was appointed as a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in November 2017.

He annually performs more than 300 percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) cases including participation in a 24-hour primary PCI service for the emergency treatment of heart attacks. Patients treated include those with complex coronary artery disease, including multi-vessel coronary disease, which includes extensively calcified lesions, bifurcations including left main stem disease and chronic total occlusions. In order to perform these complex procedures Dr Maart utilises specialist equipment and refined techniques.