Dr Arif Ahsan

Personal profile

Undergraduate Open scholarship to Oxford (preclinical) Royal London Hospital (clinical) Qualified 1981.

His cardiology training was between 1987-1991 at the National Heart Hospital and Royal Brompton Hospital London. In 1991-1994 he was senior registrar at Northern General Hospital in Sheffield. In 1994 he was appointed Consultant Cardiologist at Trent Cardiac Centre in Nottingham University Hospitals. He gained an MD on catheter ablation 1992 Papers on ablation, pacing, defibrillators and stents. He is a member of the British Medical Association and Heart Rhythm UK.

Dr Arif Ahsan specialises in:-

  • All aspects of adult cardiology including chest pain, palpitations and heart failure
  • Angioplasty and stents
  • Pacemakers, cardiac resynchronisation devices and implantable defibrillators
  • Electrophysiological studies and ablation
  • Syncope and inherited causes of sudden cardiac death

Professional Memberships

  • Heart Rhythm UK
  • British Medical Association
  • Medical Defence Union
  • Royal College of Physicians (Fellow)
  • Alliance Surgical (Founder member)

Clinical Interests

  • Arrhythmias
  • Ablation
  • Angioplasty and stents
  • Pacing (cardiology)
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Syncope
  • Heart failure
  • Palpitations
  • Chest pain
  • Blackouts
  • Breathlessness
  • Heart attacks
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Stenting
  • Resynchronisation devices

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Interventional cardiologist and electrophysiologist Trent Cardiac Centre Nottingham University Hospitals since 1994

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