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South Wales Heart Centre
In Association with Spire Cardiff Hospital, South Wales

South Wales Private Specialists in Heart Care

Dr Zaheer Yousef BSc (hons), MBBS, MD, FESC, FRCP

  • Specialties:


    Sub specialities

    • General cardiology
    • Heart Failure
    • Cardiomyopathies
    • Sports Cardiology
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Inherited Cardiac Conditions
    • Pacemakers
    • Heart Failure Devices
    • Defibrillators

    Research interests

    • Biventricular pacemakers
    • heart failure
    • cardiomyopathies

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff & Vale NHS Trust
    Llandough Hospital, Cardiff

    Year of first medical qualification:


    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

    Royal College of Physicians (RCP)
    British Cardiovascular Society (BCS)
    Welsh cardiovascular Society (WCVS)
    European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
    Heart Failure Association of the ESC (HFA)
    Association of Inherited Cardiac Conditions (AICC)

    For more about Dr Zaheer Yousef 

    Dr Yousef is the clinical lead for heart failure, cardiomyopathies, and heart failure devices (biventricular pacemakers and defibrillators) at the University Hospital of Wales. He has implanted over 1,000 heart failure devices and is a European Society of Cardiology proctor for these procedures. He leads an active research group, has served as the UK Chief investigator of several International clinical trials, and was appointed as a National Institute of Social Care and Health Research (NISCHR) fellow in 2011. He has published >50 high impact medical papers and has contributed to several chapters in medical textbooks. Dr Yousef is approved by the Football Association for cardiac screening of elite athletes.

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Dr Zaheer Yousef
Consultant Cardiologist 

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