Dr Ali Hamaad

Personal profile

Dr Hamaad graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1999 and has been a consultant cardiologist at Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust since December 2010. Ali trained in the West Midlands cardiology training programme as well as completing his MD thesis on the effect of heart rate in cardiovascular disease. He has carried out his further specialist training at University Hospital North Staffordshire in cardiac implantable devices, cardiac rhythm management and the investigation and management of syncope. Ali has published many scientific papers and book chapters in various subjects within the field of cardiology and presented his research at both national and international conferences.

In addition to providing a general cardiology service Dr Hamaad also offers specialist treatment to patients with heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias (particularly atrial fibrillation) and syncope. He runs a successful syncope/blackout clinic in the NHS where patients who have been suffering from these debilitating symptoms can seek advice, diagnosis and treatment.

Clinical Interests



  • General cardiology (chest pain, breathlessness, palpitations), cardiac devices, heart failure, cardiac arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, syncope/blackouts and cardiac screening in athletes and hypertension

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