Dr Aigul Baltabaeva is a consultant cardiologist at Harefield Hospital, where she treats both private and NHS patients.
She studied medicine at Kyrgyz State Medical School, achieving her MBBS in 1993. Her PhD, at the National Centre of Cardiology, Kyrgyzstan, focused on the incidence of arrhythmias in hypertensive heart disease and the effect of antihypertensive treatment on the recurrence of atrial fibrillation.
She won a prestigious international research award in 2002, and moved to London where she widened her research and clinical experience at St George’s Hospital in Tooting, south London.
She has been working in the cardiology team at Harefield Hospital since 2010.