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- Cardiac CT/MRI
- Complex Devices
- General cardiology
Dr Abdul R Maher
Areas of interest
Heart failure; Arrythmias; Cardiac Imaging; General Cardiology
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Cardiologist at George Eliot Hospital and University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.
The role of Transported Nitric Oxide in health and the treatment of Heart Failure.
Football, Martial Arts (including Tae Kwon Do and Steel Wire Mantis Kung Fu)
Finalist for the Stephen Whittaker Prize 2006
∙ Arthur Thompson Award (1994) for overseas medical experience, refugee camps and orphanages in Bangladesh.
∙ Medical Insurance Agency Travelling Bursary 1997.
∙ Medical Defence Union Travelling Bursary 1997
∙ Birmingham University Bursary for intercalated degrees
∙ 1990 National Mathematics contest
∙ Awards and trophies y in Karate and Tae Kwon Do.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Panjabi, Punjabi
Hypoxic modMaher AR, Milsom AB, Gunaruwan P, Abozguia K, Ahmed I, Weaver RA, Thomas P, Ashrafian H, Born GV, James PE, Frenneaux MP.ulation of exogenous nitrite-induced vasodilation in humans. Circulation. 2008 Feb 5;117 (5):670-7
Abdul R. Maher, Julian O. M. Ormerod, Sayqa Arif, Houman Ashrafian and Michael P. Frenneaux Xanthine Oxidoreductase and Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase Do Not Contribute To Vascular Relaxation by Nitrite in Man. Submitted to the Clinical Science
Impact of chronic congestive heart failure on pharmacokinetics and vasomotor effects of infused nitrite Abdul R Maher, Sayqa Arif, Melanie Madhani, Khalid Abozguia, Ibrar Ahmed, Bernadette O Fernandez, Martin Feelisch, A G O’Sullivan, Arthur Christopoulos, Aaron L Sverdlov, Doan Ngo, Rustem Dautov Philip E James†, John D Horowitz and Michael P Frenneaux. Submitted to British Journal of Pharmacology.
Julian O.M. Ormerod, Houman Ashrafian, Abdul Maher, Sayqa Arif, Violetta Steeples, Gustav V.R. Born, Stuart Egginton, Martin Feelisch, Hugh Watkins, Michael P. Frenneaux. The Role of Vascular Myoglobin in Nitrite mediated blood vessel relaxation. Cardiovasc Res. 2011 Feb 15;89(3):560-5. Epub 2010 Oct 1.
Courses offered to GPs
I have given talks on ECG Interpetation, Updates in Cardiology, The role of Cardiac imaging, NICE guidance for AF and Complex Cardiac Devices.
I have enjoyed a very low rate of complications and regularly receive positivr feedback from patients.
- MBChB Birmingham University 1998
- BMedSci Birmingham University 1995
- PhD Birmingham University 2012
- British Society of Echocardiography Accreditation BSE 2011
- HRUK Accreditation British Heart Rhythm Society 2013
- Euro CMR Accreditation European Society Of Cardiovascular Magnetic Imaging 2012
- SCMR Accreditation (American) Society Of Cardiovascular Magnetic Imaging 2012
Reference number 4503727
Details of entry to specialist register
- Consultant Cardiologist, 2013
Affiliations / memberships
British Society of Echocardiography
British Society Of Cardiovascular Magnetic Imaging
British Heart Rhythm Society
- BMI The Meriden Hospital, CV2 2LQ
- 17:00 - 19:00
- 024 7664 7000
- Spire Parkway Hospital, B91 2PP
- 15:00 - 17:00
- 0121 704 1451
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