Dr Strike qualified from St George’s Hospital, London in 1991. He was awarded a PhD from University College London in 2006 and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. He acts as an examiner for the Royal College as well as having chaired one of the groups that sets the College examinations.
He has a particular interest in angioplasty and stenting and has performed over 3000 cases, including a primary angioplasty on a gentleman having a heart attack shown on BBC1, and live televised angioplasty cases for national angioplasty meetings.
He was previously the a regional specialty advisor in cardiology for the Royal College of Physicians and has also been a faculty member for the British Cardiac Society and British Cardiovascular Intervention Society.