Dr Steven Shaw

Consultant Cardiologist

MBChB, MRCP, PhD

Personal profile

Consultant Q&A

Dr Steven Shaw is a Consultant Cardiologist with a specialist interest in heart failure and cardiomyopathies. He is regarded as a national expert in the field of advanced heart failure and is a regular speaker at national and international conferences. Dr Shaw has the responsibility for managing the most complex and serious heart failure cases across the North West region in his NHS work at Wythenshawe Hospital. He is also one of only two recognised transplant cardiologists (and the only ventricular assist device cardiologist) in North West England.

Dr Shaw is an excellent general cardiologist and able to manage all common cardiovascular complaints including the management of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, palpitations, blackouts, chest pain and the assessment of cardiovascular risk. He is very approachable and particularly excels with his ability to communicate and explain what is happening, thus building good rapport with patients even in difficult or worrying circumstances. Dr Shaw studied medicine at Manchester University.

His extensive training also includes a PhD in addition to his medical qualifications. He was previously named 'Postgraduate Student of the Year' at Manchester University in recognition of his internationally published research. Dr Shaw is married with two young daughters. He is a very keen golfer with a handicap of 6 and a proficient guitarist.

Professional Memberships

  • MPS

Clinical Interests


  • Heart Failure
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
  • Ventricular Assist Devices
  • Transplantation

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