Professor Jan Kovac

Professor Jan Kovac

MUDR, FACC, CCST(UK), MD

Cardiology

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38 years of experience

Subspecialty

  • Interventional Cardiology
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Croatian
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4285599
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    Practices worked at

    Spire Nottingham Hospital

    Tollerton Lane ,Tollerton, Nottingham, United Kingdom, NG12 4GA
    212 reviews

    Glenfield Hospital

    Groby Rd, Leicester, United Kingdom, LE3 9QP
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    14:00 - 18:00
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    About

    Professor Jan Kovac is a Consultant Cardiac Surgeon with 25 years of experience. Jan specialises in LAA closure, Minimally invasive mitral procedures, PFO closure, Stroke prevention interventions and TAVI and balloon aortic valvuloplasty. He is Head of Cardiology at Leicester University Hospitals and practices privately at Spire Nottingham Hospital.

    Jan qualified as a doctor at Charles University, Prague, after which he came to the UK for postgraduate training. Since being appointed Consultant, Jan has gained accolades for his innovation, dedication and passion he has brought to cardiology. He is internationally recognised as a leader of structural heart interventions and chairs the Stroke Council for the European Society of Cardiology. He was also the first cardiologist to perform TAVI in the UK.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    LAA closure

    Minimally invasive mitral procedures

    PFO closure

    Stroke prevention interventions

    TAVI and balloon aortic valvuloplasty

    Interventional cardiology

    PTCA

    Valvuloplasty

    Valve repair

    Stenting

    Procedures

    • Angioplasty
    • Coronary Angiography
    • Coronary Stent Insertion
    • Pacemaker Surgery
    • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closure
    • Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair
    • Valvuloplasty
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    Special interests

    • Valvular Heart Disease
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    Education

    Education

    MUDr

    Memberships

    Royal College of Surgeons

    American College of Cardiology

    European Society of Cardiology

    British Cardiac Intervention Society

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