Dr Steven Shaw


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Specialises in

  • Structural/Heart failure

About me

Dr Shaw is a Consultant Cardiologist working in Manchester with a specialist interest in Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy. He runs a private clinic at The BMI Alexandra Hospital in Cheadle. Dr Shaw is an international expert in Advanced Heart Failure and a regular speaker at both national and international conferences. He has the responsibility for managing the most complex and serious heart failure cases across the North West in his NHS work at Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester. He is also the leading left ventricular assist device (LVAD) and transplant cardiologist in North West England.

Dr Shaw is a very capable general cardiologist, able to assess all common cardiovascular complaints including shortness of breath, blood pressure, high cholesterol, blackouts, chest pain and overall cardiovascular risk. He was an invited expert speaker to The American Heart Association Annual Meeting in 2009 to share his views on cholesterol and statins.

Dr Shaw is very approachable and particularly excels with his ability to communicate, building good rapport with patients even in difficult or worrying circumstances. He studied at Manchester University and has lived in the area all his life. His extensive training includes a PhD in addition to his medical qualifications. In 2009, Dr Shaw was proclaimed Manchester University's 'Postgraduate Student of the Year' in recognition of his internationally published research.

He is married with two young daughters and a keen golfer (handicap 6).

Areas of interest

Heart Failure;
Advanced Heart Failure;
Cardiovascular Risk Assessment;
Ventricular Assist Devices;
Cardiac Transplantation

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Procedures completed

  • 20110

    ECG (including reporting) - (>50)

  • K6511

    Adult cardiac catheterisation - femoral access (including coronary arteriography/catheterisation of right/left side of heart/contrast radiology) - (1-5)

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

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