Dr Amit Mistri

Brief profile for Dr Amit Mistri

Consultant in Stroke Medicine
Honorary Senior Lecturer - Cardiovascular Sciences

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)


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 accepted for publication

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.

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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