Dr Ameet Bakhai
MBBS, FRCP, MESH, FESC, FHFA
"I love helping people strengthen their heart function and reduce the risk of future problems, with a positive, passionate, methodical approach while sharing confidence, calm and great health outcomes."
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Ameet Bakhai at Spire include:
Dr Ameet Bakhai also works with Pacemakers, including the reprogramming and removal of the pacing system without bypass (including leads).
Spire Bushey Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
MBBS / St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School and University College London / 1990
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
MRCP / Royal College of Physicians (London) / 1993
Member of the Royal College of Surgeons
An advanced degree achieved through both exams and demonstration of excellence in Medicine in the UK.
FRCP / Royal College of Physicians (London) / 2008
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
An advanced degree achieved through both exams and demonstration of excellence in Medicine in the UK. Fellows are international leads in their field and have to be selected to receive the award.
MD / Harvard Medical School and University College London / 2010
Doctorate in Medicine
Awarded from work as a scholar at Harvard Medical School and University College London for advanced research on Health Economics of treating Acute Coronary Syndromes
FESC, MESH, FHFA / Europe / 2011
Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology, Member of the European Society of Hypertension & Fellow of the Heart Failure Association.
An elite honour, I have been awarded fellowship of the ESC and a qualified Fellow of the Heart Failure Association and Member of the European Society of Hypertension. These awards demonstrate that I have undertaken extensive work, innovation and published research in these fields to achieve and show my expertise amongst international leaders. This combination of expertise is quite rare and attests to my expertise in many fields within cardiology.
Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology
Fellow of the Heart Failure Association of the ESC
Member of the European Society of Hypertension
Member of the British Society of Heart Failure
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London).
Member of the British Cardiac Society
Consultant Physician and Cardiologist, Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust
Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Research Deputy Director, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Heart Function Improvement Lead, Barnet General Hospital
Clinical Research Fellow, Harvard Clinical Research Institute.
Dr Bakhai has a warm bedside manner and communication style that has won him the Barnet Patient Champion award from the entire medical staff body in 2011 in addition to various community service awards for his educational work outside the hospital. He is a passionate, intelligent, capable physician and a research lead involved with clinical trials of the latest therapies, devices and assays. This allows him to successfully manage complex and difficult cases effectively and often innovatively with expertise of the latest pharmacotherapies.
Dr Bakhai speaks English, Gujarati and some Hindi, enjoys badminton, tennis, skiing and family breaks in Spain. He is a Jain by birth and deeds, including being a vegetarian.