Dr Asif Qasim: Cardiology
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Dr Asif Qasim

Cardiology

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About me

Dr Qasim graduated from the University of Cambridge, with prizes and awards for research and clinical medicine. He trained in internal medicine and cardiology in Cambridge, Birmingham and London .

He returned to Cambridge to complete a PhD in cardiovascular stem cell biology. He has published papers in peer reviewed journals on a range of interventional and general cardiology subjects. Dr Qasim remains active in cardiology research and is a senior investigator for a number of clinical trials.

Dr Qasim has a high level of expertise in interventional cardiology, and performs all aspects of coronary intervention. He was awarded an interventional fellowship and spent a year working in Milan with a world-leading team developing new techniques and research. He remains active in research and the development of training programs for doctors in interventional cardiology techniques.

Dr Qasim is also founder of the global MedShr network that supports medical education for over 100,000 doctors around the world.

Areas of interest

Interventional cardiology; angioplasty; stent implantation; as an alternative to bypass surgery. Procedures performed from the femoral or radial route.

Radial artery; femoral artery; brachial artery; pressure wire; fractional flow reserve; intravascular ultrasound; optical coherence tomography; IVUS; FFR; OCT

General cardiology; coronary artery disease; ischaemic heart disease; heart rhythm; atrial fibrillation; AF; heart failure; LVF; pulmonary hypertension; cor pulmonale; oedema; angina; heart attack; myocardial infarction; acute coronary syndrome; aortic stenosis; aortic regurgitation; mitral regurgitation; valve disease; infective endocarditis.

Chest pain; shortness of breath; palpitations; dizziness; fatigue; dyspnoea; chest tightness.

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Procedures completed Conditions treated

Conditions treated

  • 78000

    General Symptoms | General symptoms; Amnesia; Blackout; Coma and Stupor; Convulsions; Dizziness; General Malaise; Giddiness; Hallucinations; Hyperhidrosis; Insomnia, Organic Origin; Isolated Convulsions; Lethargy; Malaise Due To Tropical Illness; Malaise, General; Poor Memory; Puo; Pyrexia Of Unknown Origin; Vaso-Vagal Attacks; Vertigo

  • 41400

    Ischaemic Heart Disease, Chronic, Other forms of | Aneurysm, Heart; Coronary Aneurysm; Coronary Arteriosclerosis; Coronary Artery Disease; Coronary Atherosclerosis; Myocardial Ischaemia

  • 78500

    Cardiovascular System, Symptoms Involving | Heart Murmur, Innocent; Lymphadenopathy; Palpitations; Shock, Without Mention of Trauma; Swollen Glands; Tachycardia, Unspecified

  • 78650

    Chest pain, unspecified | Chest

  • 41300

    Angina, Pectoris | Chest pains

  • 42700

    Cardiac Dysrhythmias | Irregular heart beat; Arrhythmia; Atrial Fibrillation; Atrial Flutter; Atrial Tachycardia; Bradycardia; Heart Murmur; Heart Rhythm Disorders; Paroxysmal Tachycardia; Tachycardia, Atrioventricular; Tachycardia, Sinus; Tachycardia, Ventricular; Ventricular Fibrillation; Ventricular Flutter

  • 42900

    Ill-Defined descriptions and Complications Heart Diseases | Cardiomegaly; Cardiovascular Disease, Unspecified; Heart Disease, Ill Defined; Myocardial Degeneration

  • 14100

    Malignant Neoplasm, Tongue | Disease of the tongue

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