|Special clinical interests||Biventricular pacing, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging|
|Research interests||Heart failure, biventricular pacing, cardiac MRI, endothelial function|
|Current NHS and/or university posts||Consultant Cardiologist, UHB - Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham|
|Year of first medical qualification||1987|
|Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies||Royal College of Physicians|
Working Group on Heart Failure, European Society of Cardiology
Professional profile Dr Leyva qualified in 1987 from the University of Manchester Medical School. Specialist training was undertaken at Charing Cross and Hammersmith hospitals and the Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals, where he trained in interventional cardiology, pacing and echocardiography.