Consultant Profile

Dr Ali Dana

Dr Ali Dana BSc. (Hons), MBBS, PhD, MRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Portsmouth Hospital
  • Cardiology
    • Echocardiography
    • Hypertension
    • Interventional cardiology
Special clinical interests:

General cardiology
Cardiovascular risk factor management
Percutaneous coronary intervention (angioplasty and stents)
Pacemakers and implantable defribrillators
Coronary angiography
Chronic total occlusions treatment
Aortic valvuloplasty

Research interests:

Ischaemic preconditioning and myocardial protection
Interventional cardiology and new devices

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Cardiologist, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

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

Royal College of Physicians (London)
British Cardiac Society
British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
British Society for Cardiovascular Research

Financial interests/shares:

Owns 10% of the cardiology equipment he uses at Spire Portsmouth Hospital. (The remaining share of the equipment is owned by other clinicians).

Contact Details 
Private secretary:
Lynda Blomerus
Private secretary telephone number:
Private secretary email address:
Clinics: Monday morning, Wednesday ad hoc and evenings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Dana trained at University College Hospital, London. His cardiology training was in the South East Thames region, primarily at St Thomas' and King's College Hospitals, London. Dr Dana completed his PhD in Ischaemic Preconditioning and Myocardial Protection at University College Hospital, London (with a British Heart Foundation Research Fellowship) and has published widely in this area. As part of his interventional training, he spent a one-year fellowship in Quebec, Canada, training in complex angioplasty via the trans-radial  (wrist) approach.

He was appointed as Consultant Cardiologist at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust in 2012. He specialises in radial (wrist) coronary intervention (angioplassty / stenting) and structural cardiac intervention.

Personal profile:

Outside work, Dr Dana spends most of his time with his family, particularly with his two young children. He has a keen interest in tennis, kiteboarding and painting.

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Dr Ali Dana

Dr Ali Dana Cardiology Consultant, Portsmouth, private hospital specialist.

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