Dr Hamid is a Consultant Cardiologist managing all aspects of cardiovascular disease including ischaemic heart disease (angina and heart attacks), hypertension (high blood pressure) and heart failure (breathlessness and fluid retention).
He qualified in 1994 from St George’s Hospital Medical School, London and completed his cardiology speciality training in London. He is a Consultant Cardiologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at St Thomas’ Hospital, London.
His specialist interest is in heart rhythm disorders (fast, slow and irregular heart rhythms) including the investigation and management of palpitations, dizzy spells and blackouts. This includes patient assessment for and implantation of pacemakers (bradycardias and heart failure) and defibrillators (ICD’s) for ventricular arrhythmias. Dr Hamid has achieved certification from the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners as a Certified Cardiac Device Specialist.
Dr Hamid was awarded a British Heart Foundation Fellowship and studied inherited heart conditions causing cardiomyopathies and sudden cardiac death as part of his MD. He has published and presented research at national and international meetings on cardiomyopathies, pacemakers and cardiac resynchronisation therapy.