Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Castle Lane East, Bournemouth, UK
Dr Peter O’Kane has been a consultant interventional cardiologist at Royal Bournemouth Hospital for more than 8 years. This is currently the UK’s highest volume non-surgical PCI centre and he annually performs more than 450 PCI cases. The case mix is complex particularly amongst the many elderly patients who have multi-vessel coronary disease which includes extensively calcified lesions, bifurcations including left main stem and chronic total occlusions.
He is committed to teaching and is a National Proctor for Rotational Atherectomy and Optical Frequency Domain Imaging (OFDI), European proctor for laser atherectomy and International proctor for the Axxess dedicated bifurcation stent and Absorb. He has trained consultant colleagues from the UK, Europe and Asia in the multiple adjunctive devices in PCI, intracoronary imaging and the implantation techniques and rationale for use of Absorb.
He has published more than 35 manuscripts in the last decade and has authored 10 book chapters.