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Dr  Shakeel Ahmad

Dr Shakeel Ahmad

Consultant Stroke Physician
MBChB, FRCP

Practising at

Spire Cardiff Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Shakeel Ahmad at Spire include:

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Professional profile

I obtained my bachelor degree in Medicine and Surgery from Leeds University and then became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians in 2001 and a Fellow in 2013.

I spent three years as a clinical lecturer in stroke medicine at Kings College Hospital London, where I undertook hyperacute stroke training, obtaining a CCT in Stroke Medicine.

My research interest has been in ethnic differences in cortisol secretion and their relationship to vascular impairment.

In 2009 I was appointed as a Consultant Stroke Physician in Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, where I have taken the lead to develop daily TIA clinics, early supportive discharge (ESD) and mechanical thrombectomy service for stroke patients.


Clinical Interests

Stroke medicine

Stroke prevention, TIA’s, hyperacute stroke care

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBChB / Leeds University / 1996
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery


Professional memberships

Welsh Association of Stroke Physician
British Association of Stroke Physician
British Geriatric Society
Royal College of Physicians

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Stroke Physician, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Honorary Teacher in Stroke Medicine, Cardiff University School of Medicine

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Private contact details

Telephone 029 2073 6011
Website http://cardifftiaclinic.co.uk/
Private secretary Mrs Carolyn Allen
Private secretary email carolynallen.medsec@gmail.com