Dr Abraheem Abraheem

Consultant Physician & Cardiologist

MD, MRCP(UK), FRCP(UK)

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

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

Year qualified:

1985