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Dr Shoaib Hamid is a Consultant Cardiologist managing all aspects of cardiovascular disease including ischaemic heart disease (angina and heart attacks), hypertension (high blood pressure) and heart failure (breathlessness and fluid retention).
Dr Hamid qualified in 1994 from St George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London and completed his cardiology speciality training in London at St George's Hospital and St Thomas' Hospital.
Dr Hamid's specialist interest is in heart rhythm disorders (fast, slow and irregular heart rhythms) including the investigation and management of palpitations, dizzy spells and blackouts. This includes patient assessment for and implantation of pacemakers (bradycardias and heart failure) and defibrillators (ICD’s) for ventricular arrhythmias. He has achieved certification from the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners as a Certified Cardiac Device Specialist.
Areas of interest
Palpitations and blackouts; Arrhythmias; Heart Failure; Pacemakers; Defibrillators; Pacemakers for heart failure (cardiac resynchronisation therapy)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
Honorary Consultant Guys' and St Thomas’ NHS Trust
Dr Hamid was awarded a British Heart Foundation Fellowship and studied inherited heart conditions causing cardiomyopathies and sudden cardiac death as part of his MD. He has published and presented research at national and international meetings on cardiomyopathies, pacemakers, lead extraction and cardiac resynchronisation therapy.
British Heart Foundation Research Fellowship
Peer reviewed journals and books.
- BSc (Hons) University of London 1991
- MBBS University of London 1994
- MRCP UK Royal College of Physicians 1997
- MD University of London 2008
- Certified Cardiac Device Specialist International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners 2011
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians 2013
Details of entry to specialist register
- Certificate of Completion of Training General Internal Medicine and Cardiology, 2008
Affiliations / memberships
British Medical Association
Heart Rhythm UK
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Cardiac Ward London Independent Hospital
Emergency Mobile 07866618194