Francisco Leyva-Leon


37 years of experience
37 years of experience


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Professor Francisco Leyva-Leon qualified from Manchester University in 1987 and trained in Cardiology at the Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals. He has been a Consultant Cardiologist since 2000, currently working at The Harborne Hospital.

His special interests are heart failure, cardiomyopathies, cardiac rhythm disorders (arrhythmias) and cardiac imaging. He has extensive experience in general cardiology and can treat patients with conditions such as angina, heart attacks, hypertension and raised cholesterol. He also specialises in cardiac imaging, including echocardiography, cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (cardiac MRI), and cardiac computed tomography (cardiac CT). For more information, see: www.doctorleyva.com.

He is a pioneer of cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) in the UK (specialised pacemakers for heart failure). He is past President of the British Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance and has been a clinical advisor to the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) on the national guidelines for Drug Therapy and Cardiac Device Therapy in Heart Failure. 

He is a Professor of Cardiology at Aston University Medical School. He leads research on cardiac devices, imaging, electrophysiology (rhythm disorders), cardiomyopathies and heart failure. He has published over 400 research papers/abstracts and presented over 300 lectures. 


Cardiac Imaging, Electrophysiology, Heart Failure, Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy

All procedures

  • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
  • CT Coronary Angiogram
  • Calcium Coronary Score
  • Cardiac CT
  • Cardiac Generator Replacement
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Cardiac Pacing
  • Cardiac Re-synchronisation Therapy
  • Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy (CRT)
  • Cardiac Screening
  • CardioMEMS
  • Cardioversion
  • Coronary Angiography
  • DVLA Assessments
  • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
  • ECG Holter Monitor
  • Echocardiogram
  • Echocardiogram (Cardiac Ultrasound)
  • Exercise Stress Test
  • Exercise Testing
  • Health Assessments
  • Heart & Lung Health Assessments
  • Heart Bypass Surgery
  • Heart Scan
  • Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD)
  • Implantable Loop Recorder (ILR)
  • Pacemaker Surgery
  • Right Heart Catheterisation
  • Transthoracic Echocardiogram (TTE)
  • Video Consultation

All conditions

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Angina
  • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Heart
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiometabolic Disease
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Syncope
  • Chest Pain
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Dizziness
  • Fainting
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Blocks
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Murmurs
  • Heart Muscle Disease
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Irregular Heart Beat
  • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Oedema
  • Pacemakers
  • Pericarditis
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
  • Tachycardia
  • Valvular Heart Disease


English, Spanish


MD, MB ChB, BSc (Hons), FRCP, FACC

Registered with

General Medical Council: 3256952


Mindelsohn Way, Birmingham, B15 2FQ


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Consultation Fees

New appointment: £240

Follow-up appointment: £165


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