Elliot Smith is a consultant cardiologist at BartsHealth NHS Trust and Royal Free Foundation Trust. He is an interventional cardiologist with expertise in coronary angioplasty and stenting. He leads the Complex Revascularisation and CTO programme at Barts Heart Centre and is an International Trainer (Proctor)for CTO and complex coronary procedures. He is lead for Interventional Cardiology Training at Barts. He is committed to ensure access of all suitable patients to revascularisation where appropriate, and believes there remain significant areas where this need is as yet unmet. He is actively involved in research into new technologies, CTO treatment, and percutaneous cardiac support.