Dr Jacob Easaw

Consultant Cardiologist

MBBS MD FRCP FESC LLM (Medical Law)

Year qualified:1983

Specialty

Personal profile

I was trained as a Cardiologist at Cardiff University Hospital.  My main interest are in the management of patients with Coronary Artery Disease, Heart Failure and in the detail assessment of the 'breathless' patient especially for pulmonary hypertension.  I also deal with the management of high Blood Pressure and arrhythmias especially Atrial Fibrillation and in the insertion of Pacemakers for those with symptomatic bradyarrhythmias and those with unexplained syncope (Blackouts). 

I am accredited by the British Society of Echocardiography for Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography and by the European Association of Echocardiography (EAE) for Transoesophageal Echocardiography. 

Professional Membership



  • GMC

  • Royal College of Physicians

  • British Society of Cardiology

  • British Society of Echocardiography

  • Fellow European Society of Cardiology

  • Member of the European Association of Echocardiography (EAE)

Clinical Interests



  • My interest are in the diagnosis and management of patients with chest pains, breathlessness, hypertension, palpitations and unexplained syncope. 

  • I also take particular interest in assessing patients with  cryptogenic stroke looking for a cardiac source of emboli and also performing microbubble testing for PFO (Patent Foramen Ovale).

  • I am also able to treat transient loss of consciousness.

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