Dr Marius Venter is a consultant in stroke medicine, geriatric medicine and general internal medicine at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. He is based at both Charing Cross and St Mary’s hospitals. He undertook his undergraduate studies and completed a master’s degree in general internal medicine at Pretoria University in South Africa. He then advanced his postgraduate training in stroke and geriatric medicine in London. He is a member of The European Stroke Organisation, The Royal Society of Medicine, The Royal College of Physicians and The Health Professions Council of South Africa. His work in the prestigious hyper acute stroke unit includes a seven-day thrombolysis service and access to advanced neuroimaging and an on-site thrombectomy service. In addition to presenting his work at international conferences, he has a strong commitment to teaching and is the lead for undergraduate training in stroke medicine at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
He is currently undertaking several large international stroke trials to provide his patients with the latest advances in stroke medicine. His clinical and research interests are in hyper-acute and acute stroke medicine, TIAs and stroke rehabilitation, prevention & cardiovascular risk factor management.
Dr Ventner holds the following qualifications:
2013 Stroke medicine CESR (CP)
2013 Geriatric medicine CESR (CP)
2013 General internal medicine CESR (CP)
2007 MRCP (UK) equivalence status through JCHMT
2004 M.Med (internal medicine), University of Pretoria
1995 M.B., Ch.B. University of Pretoria
Languages spoken: Afrikaans, Dutch