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Dr.Syed Sakib Nazir

Dr.Syed Sakib Nazir

Consultant - Interventional Cardiology

Clinical Lead in Cardiology at AZHD

MBBS, MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edin), CESR Cardiology (UK)

Language Spoken: English, Hindi, Urdu and Bengali

Dr.Sakib Nazir has more than 15 years of training and work experience in the UK.

He was trained at the Yorkshire Heart Centre, Leeds General Infirmary.

He was working as a Consultant Cardiologist in West Yorkshire, England before joining Al Zahra Private Hospital Dubai in 2013.

He is an Interventional Cardiologist with the following clinical expertise and skills:

Clinical expertise in treating broad spectrum of cardiovascular diseases:

  • Chest pain or Angina
  • Heart attack
  • Acute and chronic heart failure
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Palpitation(Arrhythmias)
  • Fainting /syncopal attack
  • Heart valve disease
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Patients with previous angioplasty, by-pass surgery or valve surgery 
  • Cardiovascular check-up

Procedural skills  (Invasive)

  • Trans-radial coronary angiography and angioplasty (Stenting): The procedure is being done through the wrist rather than the groin. This helps the patient to start walking soon after the procedure and the risks are also low .
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • Heart failure device implantation

Procedural skills (Non-invasive)

  • Transthoracic and transesophageal ECHO cardiography
  • Stress ECHO (Physiological & pharmacological)
  • Treadmill test
  • Expert opinion on 24 hour ambulatory heart rhythm and blood pressure monitoring

Credentials:

  • British Cardiovascular Society
  • British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
  • European Cardiac Society

 

Special interest in:

  • Trans-radial coronary angiography and angioplasty
  • Heart rhythm disturbance and pacemakers
  • Heart failure
  • Valve disease