Dr Mehrdad Malekian

Personal profile

Dr Malekian is a Consultant Cardiologist in Lanarkshire, providing inpatient and outpatient services at University Hospital Wishaw. He carries out coronary intervention at University Hospital Hairmyers and participates in out of hours regional primary angioplasty service for acute heart attack patients.

He had extensive training in all aspects of general cardiology in West of Scotland and completed additional sub-specialty training in coronary intervention in Canada.

Dr Malekian specialises in investigation and management of coronary heart disease including coronary intervention, heart failure, heart valve disorders and Hypertension and arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal college of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • British Cardiovascular Intervention Society

Clinical Interests

  • Coronary angioplasty with insertion of stent
  • Coronary ultrasound (IVUS)
  • Assessment of coronary blood flow (fractional flow reserve, FFR)
  • Right and left heart catheterisation
  • Echocardiography (ultrasound of heart) including trans-oesophageal echocardiography and bubble test
  • General Cardiology including management of hypertension, angina, myocardial infarction and cardiac failure
  • Management of palpitations and arrhythmias
  • Syncope
  • Atrial fibrillation

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • University Hospital Wishaw - NHS Lanarkshire

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