Consultant Profile

Dr Omar Ali

Dr Omar Ali BSc (Hon), MBBS, MRCP, DIC, PhD
Practicing at:
Spire Thames Valley Hospital
  • Cardiology
    • Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)
    • Congenital heart disease
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Echocardiography
    • Hypertension
    • Vascular medicine
Special clinical interests:

Heart attack; chest pain; Angina; shotrness of breath; dizziness; collapse; palpitations; high blood pressure; valvular heart disease; coronary artery disease; ischaemic heart disease; cholesterol management; preventative medicine; heart disease screen; irregular heart beats; slow heart rhythm

Research interests:

Dr Omar Ali holds a PhD degree in Pulmonary Hypertension from Imperial College University-Hammersmith Hospital. Other research interests include:

Acute Coronary Syndrome

Coronary Stenting (angioplasty)

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)

Dr Omar Ali is also the director of the Wexham Integrated Cardiology Conference with accreditation from the Royal College of Physicians in London.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

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

British Cardiovascular Society

British Cardiovascular Intervention Society

European Society of Cardiology

Royal College of Physicians

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
Private secretary:
Christine  Kirby
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Omar Ali is a Consultant Cardiologist and specialist in Interventional Cardiology at the Frimley Health Trust in partnership with the Ministry of Defence, one of the largest trusts in the United Kingdom. In addition to providing world-class treatment for coronary and valve heart disease, Dr Omar Ali treats a wide range of adult cardiology conditions including:

• Chest pain and heart attack management. Dr Omar Ali uses diagnostic techniques including coronary angiography and non-invasive cardiac CT imaging in making the diagnosis of coronary narrowing/atheroma
• Coronary stent (angioplasty). He performs regular weekly sessions of complex coronary angioplasty using state of the art coronary imaging techniques such as Intravascular Ultrasound and Optical Coherence Tomography. He performs his procedures through the wrist using the radial artery which is a technique associated with lower bleeding rate and faster recovery
• Slow heart rate, dizziness and blackouts. He performs permanent pacemaker insertion procedures (both single and dual chamber) to treat symptomatic slow heart rate causing dizziness and/or collapse
• Valve heart disease. He is experienced in the diagnosis and management of common valve disease such as aortic stenosis and alternative non-surgical treatments such as TAVI

Dr Omar Ali undertook his specialist cardiology training at prestigious hospitals in London and Europe working alongside world renowned experts. These include the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals and Hammersmith Hospital in London and the Erasmus Medical Centre and Maasstad Ziekenhuis in Netherlands where he undertook his fellowship in Coronary Angioplasty and Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Intervention (TAVI).
Dr Omar Ali graduated from Guys Kings and St Thomas' Medical School in 2000 with a First Class Honours degree in his BSc. in Cardiovascular Pharmacology and was awarded the King’s College London Scholarship for the top 10 graduate of the year. 

Dr Omar Ali was awarded the British Heart Foundation Junior Fellowship to study his postgraduate medical doctorate at Hammersmith Hospital. He was awarded his doctorate degree from Imperial College London wining in second place the British Junior Cardiologist Association- International Research Award. He is still involved in research exploring optimal treatments for coronary heart disease. His work has been presented at International Conferences in both United Kingdom and Abroad in Europe and the United states and continues to be widely cited in the medical literature. He is the director of the Wexham Integrated Cardiology Conference with accreditation from the Royal College of Physicians in London.
Dr Omar Ali takes care in making comprehensive assessment of all patients explaining any results and treatment required as well as considering alternative treatment options. He has consistently been rated very highly by his patients in The Patient Surveys.

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Dr Omar Ali

Dr Omar Ali Cardiology Consultant, Slough, Berkshire, private hospital specialist.

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