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Dr Shaw is a Consultant Cardiologist working in Manchester with a specialist interest in Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies. He runs private clinics at The BMI Alexandra Hospital in Cheadle and Spire Manchester Hospital. Dr Shaw is a national expert in the field of Advanced Heart Failure and a regular speaker at 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. Indeed 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 7).
Areas of interest
Advanced Heart Failure;
Cardiovascular Risk Assessment;
Ventricular Assist Devices;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Cardiologist, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester
Mechanical circulatory support in severe heart failure
Golf - handicap 7
Pumping Marvellous 'Marvellous Award' 2016.
Ellen Wilkinson Medal for Postgraduate Student of the Year - Manchester University 2009
Abnova Investigator Award 2009
Outstanding Employee of the Quarter Award - South Manchester NHS Trust 2008
Article nomination for Amedeo Prize (for outstanding publication in medicine 2008)
David Mitchell Memorial Medal, Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust, 2002
Contributing author to 'Chronic Heart Failure' - The Oxford Cardiology Library. 2008.
Author of over 40 peer reviewed cardiovascular papers in scientific journals.
Courses offered to GPs
Regular speaker to GPs on heart failure and cholesterol management
- MBChB University of Manchester 1999
- MRCP Royal College of Physician, London 2003
- PhD University of Manchester 2011
Reference number 4634423
Details of entry to specialist register
- Cardiology, 2012
Affiliations / memberships
British Society of Heart Failure
- BMI The Alexandra Hospital, CHEADLE, SK8 2PX
- 18:00 - 21:00
- 0161 696 5295
- BMI The Alexandra Hospital, SK8 2PX
- 14:30 - 17:00
- 0161 696 5295
- Spire Manchester Hospital, Didsbury
- 17:30 - 20:00
- 0161 696 5295
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.