Dr Amit Mistri

Brief profile for Dr Amit Mistri

Consultant in Stroke Medicine, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer - Cardiovascular Sciences

Email: amit.mistri@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Acute 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
  • Deputy Clinical Director, Emergency & Specialty Medicine, UHL NHS Trust - Aug 2018 to date
  • Member, UHL Thrombosis Committee - Sep 2020 to date


Chair - UHL Anti-Coagulation Committee - Sep 2016 to Aug 2020
Clinical Senate,
UHL NHS Trust - Member April 2016 to Mar 2017; Vice Chair Mar 2017 to Aug 2018
Coordinator - East Midlands Stroke Group - Nov 2010 to Nov 2017
Governance Advisor for Electronic Prescribing, UHL NHS Trust - Aug 2014 to Aug 2018
Lead for Clinical Research - Stroke Medicine, UHL NHS Trust - Aug 2010 to Aug 2018
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
  • FRCP (UK) Royal College of Physicians, London 2018



  • Special Senses Block - Secondary Prevention of Stroke
  • MSc Diabetes - Stroke and Diabetes Interface
  • CMT Teaching - Critical Appraisal of Research
  • Simulation teaching: Stroke & TIA scenarios


  • Vascular Biology Module - Physiological Control of BP; Blood Pressure Variability; Clinical Trial Interpretation
  • People and Diseases course - Clinical Teaching
  • Consultation Skills Foundation Course - Clinical Teaching
  • Nervous System Module - Blood Supply to the Brain & Spinal Cord
  • MSc Lectures: Biochemistry - Cerebrovascular Disease; Pain Module - Post-stroke Pain

Publications - Google Scholar Profile - last checked 17 Nov 2020.

Highton P, Mistri A, Ng A, Glover K, Khunti K, Seidu S. Evaluating the use of a mobile device for detection of atrial fibrillation in primary care. 
British Journal of Cardiology 2021; 28(1)

Evans N, Minhas J, Mehdi Z, Mistri A. Incorporating Simulation-Based Education into Stroke Training.
Stroke 2021 52: 00-00 online

Law ZK, Dineen R, Cala L, England TJ, Mistri AK, Appleton JP, Ozturk, S, Bereczki D, Ciccone A, Bath PM, Sprigg N, on behalf of the TICH-2 investigators. Predictors and outcomes of neurological deterioration in intracerebral haemorrhage: results form the TICH-2 trial.
Translational Stroke Research 2021 https://doi.org/10.1007/s12975-020-00845-6

Ince J, Banahan C, Venturini S, Alharbi M, Turner P, Oura M, Beach KW, Robinson TG, Mistri AK, Lecchini-Visintini A, Minhas JS, Chung EML. Acute ischemic stroke diagnosis using brain tissue pulsations.
Journal of the Neurological Sciences 2020 419: 117164

Minhas J, Coles B, Mistri AK, Eveson D, Hussain ST, Potter JF, Khunti K, Robinson TG. What is the optimal blood pressure for patients with atrial fibrillation treated with direct oral anticoagulants?
Journal of Hypertension 2020 38(9): 1820-1828

Highton P, Mistri A, Seidu S. The East Midlands Atrial Fibrillation ADVANCE Program: A service evaluation
Australian Journal of General Practice 2020 submitted

Mankoo AS, Minhas JS, Coles B, Hussain ST,,Khunti K, Robinson TG, Mistri AK, Eveson DJ;  on behalf of the LeiSTAR Steering Committee. Clinical relevance of orthostatic hypotension  in patients with atrial fibrillation and suspected transient ischaemic attack.
High Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Prevention 2020; 27 (1): 93-101 (alternative pdf link)

Minhas JS, Rook W, Panerai RB, Hoiland RL, Ainslie PN, Thompson JP, Mistri AK, Robinson TG. Pathophysiological and clinical considerations in the perioperative care of patients with a previous ischaemic stroke: a multidisciplinary narrative review
British Journal of Anaesthesia 2020; 124(2): 183-196

Law ZK, England TJ, Mistri AK, Woodhouse LJ, Cala L, Dineen R, Ozturk S, Beridze M, Collins R, Bath PM, Sprigg, N; on behalf of TICH-2 investigators. Incidence and predictors of early seizures in intracerebral haemorrhage and the effect of tranexamic acid. 
European Stroke Journal 2020; 0(0): 1-7 https://doi.org/10.1177/2396987320901391

Bhat Y, Dixit A, Mistri A, Patel B, Quoraishi SH, Uprichard J. A mixed methodology, non-interventional study to evaluate the use of direct oral anticoagulants in UK clinical practice for patients with a first stroke associated with non-valvular atrial fibrillation: study protocol.
BMC Neurology 2019; 19 (306)

Bridgwood  B, Lager  KE, Mistri  AK, Khunti  K, Wilson  AD, Modi  P. Interventions for improving modifiable risk factor control in the secondary prevention of stroke.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD009103.  DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009103.pub3.
Stroke. 2018;49:e301-e302. DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.022213

Bose P, Tarrant C, Mistri A, Wilson A. Managing uncertainty: A qualitative study of GPs’ views on the diagnosis and immediate management of Transient Ischaemic Attack and the potential of a diagnostic tool.
Family Practice 2018; 35(6): 738-743

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, Wilson A, Mistri AK. The Diagnosis and Management of Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) in Primary Care:A Systematic Review.
The Journal of Primary Health Care 2017; 9 (2): 114-130

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.



Designated Medical Practitioner for Non-Medical Prescribing Course - Poonam Varu 2017-18; Habibab Hafeji 2018-19; Barry Fogarty 2018-19
PhD - Priyanka Bose - 2015 - 2020; Kate Lager PhD - 2010-13
MD - Lisa Manning 2013-16; Victoria Haunton - 2010-13
BSc - Ravinthu Thilakawardhana & Shamilah Rahman - 2013-14; Peter Connell - 2012-13; Nazia Syed & Sara Al-Ansari - 2011-12

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