Dr Asif Qasim is a consultant cardiologist who is an NHS consultant at Croydon University Hospital, where he is also Clinical Director, and at King’s College Hospital. He provides private cardiology care for patients in central London and Croydon.
He graduated from the University of Cambridge, with prizes and awards for research and clinical medicine. He trained in internal medicine and cardiology in Cambridge, Birmingham and London. He returned to Cambridge to complete a PhD in cardiovascular stem cell biology. He has published papers in peer-reviewed journals on a range of interventional and general cardiology subjects.
Dr Qasim remains active in cardiology research and is an investigator for a number of clinical trials. Dr Qasim has a high level of expertise in interventional cardiology, and performs all aspects of coronary intervention. He was awarded an interventional fellowship and spent a year working in Milan with a world-leading team developing new techniques and research. He remains active in research and the development of training programs for doctors in interventional cardiology techniques.
He is available at Shirley Oaks Hospital to assess and investigate patients with possible heart disease, high blood pressure, palpitations and heart rhythm conditions including atrial fibrillation, and breathlessness and heart failure.