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Reversing Heart Disease, Dr Aseem Malhotra, Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Aseem Malhotra is an Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at Lister Hospital in Stevenage, UK and visiting Professor of Evidence Based Medicine, Bahiana School of Medicine and Public Health, Salvador, Brazil. He is a founding member of Action on Sugar and has led work highlighting the harm caused by excess sugar consumption in the United Kingdom, particularly its role in type 2 diabetes and obesity.

He has also been prominent in challenging mainstream advice on the role of saturated fat and cholesterol in the development of cardiovascular disease. In 2015 he co-ordinated the Choosing Wisely campaign by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC) as lead author in a BMJ paper to highlight the risks of overuse of medical treatments. In the same year he became the youngest member to be appointed to the board of trustees of UK health think tank, The King’s Fund that advises government on health policy. Aseem is a frequent expert commentator in print and broadcast media and he has written for a number of publications including the BMJ, The Guardian and Observer, BBC online, Huffington Post, The Daily Mirror, Daily Mail, The Daily Telegraph and the Washington Post. He is international guest editor of the journal of evidence based healthcare. 

Aseem has appeared in the Health Service Journal’s list of top 50 BME pioneers, and has won a number of awards for his work to raise awareness of diet-related illness. He is a pioneer of the lifestyle medicine movement in the UK.  He has had feature article written about him in the New York Times, The Guardian, The Telegraph, and Healthcare Leader. 
In 2018 he was ranked by Onalytica as the number 1 doctor in the world influencing obesity thinking. He was also named in the Sunday Times Debrett’s list in 2016 as one of the most influential people in science and medicine in the UK in a list that included Professor Stephen Hawking.
His total Altmetric score (measure of impact and reach) of his medical journal publications since 2013 is over 10,000 making it one of the highest in the World for a clinical doctor during this period.  His first book co-authored with Donal O’ Neill, The Pioppi Diet: A 21- day lifestyle plan has become an international best seller.

      We are delighted to be part of Dr Malhotra’s work and collaborate with one of the most charismatic and influential Doctors in the UK.


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