Dr Syed Rizvi

Dr Syed Rizvi

Consultant Physician
MBBS, MRCP, FRCP, Diploma in Cardiology (London)

Practising at

Spire Bushey Hospital

Spire Harpenden Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Syed Rizvi at Spire include:

General medicine

Geriatric medicine

Other treatments

  • Acute confusional state
  • Anaemia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bowel problems
  • Cellulitis
  • Constipation
  • Falls, recurrent falls
  • Heart failure
  • Pneumonia
  • Poor mobility
  • TIA
  • Urinary tract infections
  • I provide home visits for patients who cannot come to the clinics or are acutely ill

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Professional profile

Consultant Physician at Watford General Hospital. (From 1 May 2001 to date)

I am a Senior Physician in a substantive Consultant post in a Watford District General Hospital since 1 May 2001 in the Department of Medicine. My duties are supervision of one Specialist Registrar, one GP trainee, one Core Medical Trainee and one Foundation Trainee Year 1 and teaching students from University College London and University of Grenada.

I conduct three ward rounds per week on acutely ill medical patients with a wide variety of acute medical illnesses as well as elderly inpatients. I am on call for unselected medical patients of all ages as per general medical rota.

I do one outpatient clinics per week for complex medical problems and one outpatient clinic per week for patients with Parkinson’s disease.

In addition to the above I have a special interest in looking after 22 rehabilitation patients at Langley House Rehabilitation Unit and I do two ward rounds per week for patients undergoing rehabilitation through multidisciplinary team following a stroke, surgery or needing medical rehabilitation.

I am involved in audit meetings and the clinical governance programme in my department. I am the lead for teaching programme for our department and conduct teaching meetings on every Monday between 1pm - 2pm in our Postgraduate Centre. I am a MRCP examiner for the Royal College of Physicians London for the PACES examination for the MRCP. I provide outpatient consultation as well as inpatient admission for patients of all ages with a wide variety of medical problems.

Clinical Interests

Stroke medicine

Special clinical interests: Patients with multiple and complex medical conditions; Cardio–respiratory diseases; Stroke rehabilitation; Rehabilitation medicine; Pre and post-operative medical assessment; Medical input for oncology patients; Medication review; Complete Medical Check up and assessment

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / University of Karachi / 1979

MRCP (UK) / London / 1991
Member of Royal College of Physicians

Diploma in Cardiology / London / 1992
University of London

FRCP / London / 2004
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians

Professional leadership

I am the Lead for teaching programme in my department for the doctors in training.

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Current NHS posts

 Consultant Physician, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

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Personal Profile

I am married with three daughters. I love spending time with my family. I enjoy reading and photography when I get time.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0208 901 5555
Private secretary Marie White
Private secretary telephone 0780 967 0192
Private secretary fax 01923 841 134