Dr Amit Mistri

Brief profile for Dr Amit Mistri

Honorary Senior Lecturer & Consultant in Stroke Medicine

Email: akm17@le.ac.uk

Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Stroke Unit, Level 3, Windsor Building, Leicester Royal Infirmary LE1 5WW.

Personal Details

  • Consultant Physician in Stroke Medicine - University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust - Aug 2008 to date
  • Member - University Hospitals of Leicester Senate April 2016 to date (Vice Chair Mar 2017)
  • Co-Chair - UHL Anticoagulation Task & Finish Group - Sep 2016 to date
  • Trust Governance Advisor for Electronic Prescribing
  • Coordinator - East Midlands Stroke Group - Nov 2010 to date
  • Lead for Clinical Research - Stroke Medicine, UHL NHS Trust - Aug 2010 to date

Coordinator - East Midlands Stroke Group - Nov 2010 to date
Lead for Clinical Audit - Stroke Medicine, UHL NHS Trust - Jan 2011 to Mar 2017
Lead for Clinical Governance - Stroke Medicine, UHL NHS Trust - Jan 2011 to Mar 2015
Clinical Lead – Trent Stroke Research Network (South) - August 2010 to April 2014
Lead for VLE Pilot (UHL Education Improvement Group) - Sept 2013 to Feb 2014


  • MB BS Christian Medical College, Vellore, India, 1995
  • MRCP (UK) Royal College of Physicians, London, 2001
  • MD University of Leicester, Leicester 2009

Professional memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians (London)
  • British Association of Stroke Physicians
  • World Stroke Organisation


  • Vascular Biology Module - Physiological Control of BP; Blood Pressure Variability; Clinical Trial Interpretation
  • MSc Diabetes - Stroke and Diabetes
  • People and Diseases course (past)
  • Consultation Skills Foundation Course (past)
  • VLE Lead for Education Improvement Group, UHL NHS Trust (past)
  • Nervous System Module - Blood Supply to the Brain & Spinal Cord (past)
  • MSc Lectures: Biochemistry - Cerebrovascular Disease; Pain Module - Post-stroke Pain (past)


Hawkins L, Lincoln NB, Sprigg N, Ward NS, Mistri A, Tyrell P, Worthington E, & Drummond A.  The Nottingham Fatigue After Stroke (NotFAST) Study: Results from follow-up six months after stroke.
Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation 2017 DOI: 10.1080/10749357.2017.1368912

Bose P, Mistri AK, Taub N, Wilson A. The Diagnosis and Management of Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) in Primary Care:A Systematic Review.
The Journal of Primary Health Care 2017 in press

Hawkins L, Lincoln NB, Sprigg N, Ward N, Mistri A, Tyrell P, Worthington E, Drummond A. The Nottingham Fatigue After Stroke (NotFAST) study: Factors associated with severity of fatigue in stroke patients without depression. 
Clinical Rehabilitation 2017; 1-10 (DOI 10.1177/0269215517695857)

Katbamna S,  Manning L, Mistri A, Johnson S,Robinson TG. Balancing Satisfaction and Stress: Carer Burden among White and British Asian Indian carers of stroke survivors. 
Ethnicity & Health 2017; 22: 425-41.

Minhas JS; Syed NF; Haunton VJ; Panerai RB; Robinson TG; Mistri AK. Is dynamic cerebral autoregulation measurement using transcranial Doppler ultrasound reproducible in the presence of high concentration oxygen and carbon dioxide? 
Physiol. Meas. 2016; 37: 673-82. doi:10.1088/0967-3334/37/5/673

Manning LS, Mistri AK, Rothwell PM, Potter JF, Robinson TG. Prognostic significance of blood pressure variability in acute stroke: observational analysis of the CHHIPS and COSSACS trials. 
Stroke 2015; 46: 1518-1524.

Manning L, Katbamna S, Johnson M, Mistri A, Robinson T.  British Indian carers of stroke survivors experience higher levels of anxiety and depression than White British carers: findings of a prospective observational study.
Diversity and Equality in Health and Care 2014; 11 (3-4): 187-200.

Lager KE, Wilson AD, Mistri AK, Khunti K.  Stroke services for risk reduction in the secondary prevention of stroke.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD009103.
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009103.pub2.

Lager K, Wilson A, Khunti K, Mistri AK. Secondary prevention measures in TIA patients: a cross-sectional study.
Postgraduate Medical Journal 2012; 88: 305-311. doi:10.1136/postgradmedj-2011-130484

Banahan C, Patel R, Jeyagopal V, Mistri A, Hague JP, Evans DH, Chung EML. Microbubble signal properties from PFO tests using transcranial Doppler ultrasound.
Perspectives in Medicine 2012, 1: 232-235 .

Huq R, Philbey CE, Mistri AK, Panerai RB, Robinson, TG. Dynamic cerebral autoregulation assessed by respiratory manoeuvres in non-insulin-treated Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Diabetic Medicine 2012; 29(5): 609-613

Saeed NP, Horsfield MA, Panerai RP, Mistri AK, Robinson TG.  Measurement of cerebral blood flow responses to the thigh cuff maneuver: a comparison of TCD with a novel MRI method.
Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism 2011, 31 (5): 1302-1310

Robinson TG, Potter JF, Ford GA, Bulpitt CJ, Chernova J, Jagger C, James MA, Knight J, Markus HS, Mistri AK, Poulter NR; COSSACS Investigators. Effects of antihypertensive treatment after acute stroke in the Continue Or Stop post-Stroke Antihypertensives Collaborative Study (COSSACS): a prospective, randomised, open, blinded-endpoint trial. 
Lancet Neurology 2010 Aug 9 8 767-75

Wilson EC, Ford GA, Robinson T, Mistri A, Jagger C, Potter JF. Controlling hypertension immediately post stroke: a cost utility analysis of a pilot randomised controlled trial. 
Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2010 Mar; 23 (8):  3


  • Epidemiology of Stroke and TIA

  • Anticoagulation for Stroke prevention in Atrial fibrillation

  • CHIASM Group
  • The prognostic relevance of blood pressure and blood pressure variability in relation to stroke


Co-Supervisor - Priyanka Bose (PhD) - 2015 - ongoing

Co-Supervisor - Lisa Manning (MD) 2013-16

Supervisor - Ravinthu Thilakawardhana BSc - 2013-14

Co-Supervisor - Shamilah Rahman BSc - 2013-14

Supervisor - Peter Connell BSc - 2012-13

Co-Supervisor - Kate Lager PhD - 2010-13

Co-Supervisor - Victoria Haunton MD - 2010-13

Supervisor - Nazia Syed BSc - 2011-12

Supervisor - Sara Al-Ansari BSc - 2011-12

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