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Dr Khalid Abozguia

Dr Khalid Abozguia

Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist
MBBCh, MRCP (UK), PhD, CEPS, CCDS

Practising at

Spire Fylde Coast Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Khalid Abozguia at Spire include:

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Professional profile

I am a consultant cardiologist and electrophysiologist with expertise in electrophysiology and cardiac device implantation. I perform catheter ablations for cardiac arrhythmias such as supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), atrial tachycardia and atrial flutters as well as complex catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation (AF) and ventricular tachycardia (VT). I am experienced in performing simple and complex cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators. Recently, I started implanting the new leadless pacemaker.

To date, I have performed over a 1,200 ablation procedures and over 850 device implantation procedures.

I was trained in the United Kingdom and the United States. I was awarded a British Heart Foundation (BHF) project grant to undertake a multi centre clinical trial in patients with cardiomyopathy at three UK centres; Oxford, London and Birmingham. I was awarded a PhD from the University of Birmingham in 2010. I was trained in cardiology and electrophysiology within the West Midlands deanery at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. I was awarded the certificate of completion of training (CCT) in cardiology and electrophysiology in 2013. Then I undertook two years specialist training in advanced ablation and device therapy for heart rhythm disorders at prestigious centres in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. I was board certified by the International Heart Rhythm Society, USA in cardiac devices (CCDS) in 2013 and cardiac electrophysiology (CEPS) in 2013.

I am a member of the advisory committee for online medical prescribing at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

I have a special interest in medical education and research. I am co-editor of education website ecardia.org. I have an extensive publishing record with 28 scientific papers in high-impact factor journals as well as 44 abstracts. I have performed a large number of scientific presentations at a national and international level (BCS, BHRS, ESC, ACC and AHA).

Clinical Interests

Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)
Atrial fibrillation
Congenital heart disease
Cardiology
Coronary artery disease
Echocardiography
Hypertension
Interventional cardiology
Stroke prevention
Vascular medicine

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBCh / University of Tripoli / 2000
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MBBCh is a degree given to physicians at the basis of their medical training


Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians, UK
Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), USA

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Research and Publication

Circulation
JACC
Nature Cardiovascular Medicine
American Heart Journal
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol


Articles

Metabolic modulator perhexiline corrects energy deficiency and improves exercise capacity in symptomatic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
19/10/2010

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Personal Profile

I enjoy spending my spare time with my wife, son and two daughters. I enjoy cycling, playing basketball, football and travelling abroad.

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Private contact details

Telephone 01253 308031
Email info@spirefyldecoast.com