Dr Abraheem Abraheem

Consultant Physician & Cardiologist

MD, MRCP(UK), FRCP(UK)

Year qualified:1985

Languages:English and Arabic (Native or bilingual)

Specialty

Personal profile

Vast experience in both General Medicine and Cardiology gained through working in 50 different hospitals in the UK.

I graduated from Damascus University 1985, with training in both general medicine and cardiology in Damascus, then re-training in the UK, university hospital of wales, university hospital of Birmingham and university hospital of north Staffordshire.

I personally carry out Tilt table testing, Transthoracic echocardiogram( heart ultrasound), Tranasoesophageal echocardiogram, Stress echocardiogram, coronary angiogram, permanent pacemaker implantation, loop recorder implantation.

My personal interests include cycling.

I received the clinical excellence award by Tameside hospital.

Qualifications:

  • MD Damascus University 1985
  • MRCP(UK) RCP 1997
  • FRCP(UK) RCPE 2007
  • Accred in TTE/TOE BSE 2003
  • Accred in Pacing UK heart rhythm society 2006

Professional Memberships

  • British Cardiovascular Society
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • British Medical Association
  • British Society of Echocardiography

Clinical Interests

  • Ischaimic heart disease (Chest Pain, Angina, Heart attacks)
  • Heart failure
  • Syncope (Fainting)
  • Palpitation (Abonrmal heart Rhythm)
  • Investigations for shortness of breath
  • Cardiac ultrasound( Echocardiogram)
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Transoesophageal echocardiography
  • Implantation of Permanent pacemakers
  • Coronary angiograms
  • Tilt table test

Research interests

  • Inflammation and ischaemic heart disease.

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Consultant physician and cardiologist at Tameside General Hospital, Lead consultant cardiologist, visiting consultant cardiologist at Stepping Hill Hospital

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