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Nabeel Sheikh

Cardiology

22 years of experience
22 years of experience

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About

Dr. Nabeel Sheikh was appointed consultant cardiologist and honorary senior clinical lecturer in inherited cardiac conditions and imaging in 2017. He specializes in heart muscle diseases and athlete's heart and has presented his research at scientific sessions of the American College of Cardiology, the European Society of Cardiology, and the American Heart Association. Dr. Sheikh trained at University College London, where he graduated with a BSc with first-class honours in neuroscience alongside his medical degree in 2002. He then undertook junior doctor training in London and Nottingham, gaining membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2006. He completed a PhD on the effects of ethnicity on the expression of cardiomyopathies and athlete's heart at St George's and the University of London, receiving a British Heart Foundation Project Grant. During his PhD studies, Dr. Sheikh worked with the Centre for Inherited Cardiac Diseases and Sports Cardiology at St George's and the Cardiac Risk in the Young screening programme for professional athletes. His specialist expertise includes evaluating athletes with cardiac disorders, individuals with inherited cardiac conditions, and the genetics of inherited cardiac conditions. Dr. Sheikh completed his cardiology training in 2016 at St Thomas', gaining expertise in cardiac MRI and further training in inherited cardiac conditions and clinical genetics. He has been invited to speak at major national and international conferences and has published work on sudden death in young athletes in scientific journals, including Circulation. This work has directly influenced screening criteria for athletes and the new International ECG screening recommendations. Dr. Sheikh is a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC) and a member of the Association for Inherited Cardiac Conditions. He is British Society of Echocardiography accredited for transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography and an active member of the BSE's Research and Audit Committee. His expertise includes heart muscle disease/cardiomyopathy, cardio-pulmonary exercise testing, exercise stress test, adult congenital heart disease, inherited arrhythmia, dilated cardiomyopathy, athlete's heart, and heart failure.

Subspecialities

Heart Failure, Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy

All procedures

  • CT Coronary Angiogram
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Cardioversion
  • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
  • ECG Holter Monitor
  • Echocardiogram
  • Heart Scan
  • Video Consultation

All conditions

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bradycardia
  • Breathlessness
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Fainting
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Muscle Disease
  • Heart Valve Problems
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Neurocardiogenic Syncope (Vasovagal)
  • Oedema
  • Palpitations
  • Pericarditis
  • Tachycardia
  • Unstable Angina
  • Ventricular Fibrillation

Languages

Urdu, English

Qualifications

BSc (Hons), MB BS, MRCP, PhD, FESC

Registered with

General Medical Council: 6053679

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Consultation Fees

New appointment: £180

Follow-up appointment: £100

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