Consultant Profile

Dr Shamil Yusuf

Dr Shamil Yusuf BSc (Hons) MbChB (Hons) PhD MCOptom MRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Little Aston Hospital
  • Cardiology
    • Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)
Special clinical interests:

Diagnosis and management (Pharmacological, Ablation and Pacing) of all heart rhythm disturbances including atrial fibrillation (AF); supraventricular tachycardia (SVT); atrial flutter; atrial tachycardia and device therapy for heart block and heart failure.

Research interests:

Atrial Fibrillation

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Cardiologist and Cardiac Electrophysiologist, Heart of England (NHS) Foundation Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Physicians
British Cardiovascular Society
Heart Rhythm UK

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0121 580 7151
Private secretary:
Rose Gwillym
Private secretary telephone number:
0121 424 9871
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Monday AM
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr. Shamil Yusuf undertook his undergraduate studies at the University of Manchester before moving onto Kings College Hospital, London for his post-graduate training. Following admission to the Royal College of Physicians by examination he was awarded a British Heart Foundation Research Fellowship and moved to St. Georges Hospital Medical School, London, to undertake research into the various triggers and substrates responsible for one of the most common heart rhythm disturbance encountered in clinical practice, namely Atrial Fibrillation. 

Following award of his PhD, Dr. Yusuf undertook his training in general cardiology on the South Thames, Kent, Surrey, Sussex Specialist Registrar Rotation with appointments at St. Thomas and Kings College Hospitals before moving to Glenfield Hospital in 2008.

For two years at Glenfield he undertook specialist training in cardiac electrophysiology involving catheter ablation treatment of various heart rhythm disturbances including AF and implanting of simple pacemakers for slow heart rhythm disturbances and complex pacing devices for heart failure.

Personal profile:

Dr. Yusuf enjoys various sporting activities and captained his high school cricket team before playing squash for his University team. He also enjoys watching football.

Shamil Yusuf lives with his wife both of whom enjoy travelling very much having recently visited the Far East, Middle East and Southern Africa.

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Dr Shamil Yusuf

Dr Shamil Yusuf Cardiology Consultant, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, private hospital specialist.

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