Dr Menown MB BCh BAO MD MRCP(UK) FRCP(Edin), is Consultant Cardiologist & Director of Interventional Cardiology at Craigavon Cardiac Centre, Northern Ireland, current President of the Irish Atherosclerosis Society and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Queen's University, Belfast.
His special interests include general & acute cardiology, chest pain, coronary artery disease, interventional cardiology (angioplasty/stenting), atrial fibrillation, hypertension (high blood pressure), heart failure, cholesterol management and coronary prevention/screening, and coronary risk reduction.
Dr Menown received his medical degree from Queen's University, Belfast with distinction including awards of the Whitla Medal, Musgrave Prize, ARC Prize and Sir John Henry Biggart Medal. He then trained in Cardiology in Belfast before completing an interventional fellowship at Vancouver Hospital & Health Sciences Centre, Canada. He obtained a postgraduate doctorate of medicine, the Purce Medal and JD Williams Prize for research improving early detection of acute coronary syndromes and has been elected to Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh.
Dr Menown serves on European Society of Cardiology expert groups of Thrombosis, Acute Cardiac Care, Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy, Hypertension and Atherosclerosis & Vascular Biology. He is interventional editor-in-chief of Cardiology and Therapy, cardiology editor of Advances in Therapy and on the editorial boards of Interventional Cardiology, Future Cardiology and Biomarkers in Medicine. Dr Menown is frequently invited to lecture at national and international meetings and has published over 100 papers and 150 scientific abstracts in fields including acute coronary syndromes, lipids/cholesterol, cardiovascular risk and percutaneous coronary intervention.