Dr Malik’s research interests are in the prevention and treatment of coronary stent thrombosis and intravascular imaging and he has completed an MD thesis in this subject. He has co-ordinated and been a co-investigator for numerous national and international clinical trials and research studies and has published articles in high impact peer reviewed journals, as well as writing several book chapters.

He is involved in teaching medical students from St George’s Hospital Medical School and from overseas and trains cardiology junior doctors and interventional fellows in all aspects of general cardiology and coronary intervention. He is a clinical supervisor to a number of cardiology trainees and the educational supervisor to the cardiology registrar on the firm. He regularly provides educational talks to GPs and training sessions for general medical and cardiology colleagues. He has organised and taught on numerous training courses for cardiology trainees and consultant colleagues.