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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
- Cardiac CT/MRI
- General cardiology
I qualified from St. Bartholomew's medical college, London in 1993. I undertook my cardiology research at the British Heart Foundation Cardiac MRI unit in Leeds, where I evaluated heart muscle thickening (Left Ventricular Hypertrophy) in patients with Hypertension using the ECG, Echocardiography and Cardiac MRI.
I trained in Cardiology and Cardiac Imaging in Leeds and Nottingham. I undertook further training in Cardiac MRI in St. Thomas' Hospital. I trained in Cardiac CT in the USA.
I am a General Cardiologist and I investigate and manage patients with chest pain, high Blood Pressure, Palpitations & dizziness, faints and Shortness of breath, valvular heart disease and cardiomyopathies.
I specialise in diagnostic cardiac imaging of the heart using Transthoracic and Transesophageal Echocardiography, Cardiac MR and Cardiac CT.
I am very active in researach as a principle investigator for several clinical trials and I have published over 60 peer reviewed articles and over 60 conference abstracts.
Areas of interest
I see patients with Chest pain, Palpitations, Shortness of breath, dizziness, faints, High Blood pressure, Valvular heart disease, Heart failure and Cardiomyopathies.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Lewisham University Hospital
King's College Hospital
King's College London Cardiac MRI unit.
Cardiac CT, Cardiac MRI and stress echocardiography
Clinical excellence awards 5
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Arabic - Native or bilingual
Over 60 Peer reviewed articles and over 60 conference abstracts.
Courses offered to GPs
I give general cardiology talks and I have a particular interest in the clinical effectivness of cardiac CT and cardiac imaging stress tests on reducing the need for invasive investigations.
I regularly perform large audits of my cardiac imaging tests in my hospitals and often present the findings at conferences and publish them in cardiology journals.
- MBBS St. Bartholomew's Medical College, London. 1993
- MD University of Leeds 2004
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians 1996
- Cardiac MRI Leeds General Infirmary 2003
- Cardiac CT Harbor UCLA 2008
Reference number 4025450
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Member of the radiation and abstract committies SCCT 2018
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT Cardiology, 2008
Affiliations / memberships
British society of Echocardiography
British society of Cardiac MR
European association of Cardiovascular Imaging
European society of Cardiology
Society of Cardiac CT
Society of Cardiac MR
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