Dr Albert Alahmar

Dr Albert Alahmar

Consultant Cardiologist
BSc (honour), MD, MRCP

Practising at

Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Albert Alahmar at Spire include:

Other treatments

Structural intervention specifically Left Atrial appendage Closure 

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Professional profile

Following my fellowship with two of the world leaders in coronary and structural intervention, I have gained in depth experience in all complex interventions including rotblation for calcified coronary arteries and chronic total occlusion.

I am regular faculty member of the international chronic total occlusion intervention course at Glenfield hospital. I am proctor for intravascular ultrasound (IVUS).

I am author of more than 20 scientific articles in peer reviewed journals I am author of two chapters in Text books including Oxford Geriatric Cardiology text book I have presented my research in national & international cardiology conferences

Clinical Interests

Coronary artery disease
Interventional cardiology

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Media Coverage

Surgeon 'Hoovers' boys heart to remove deadly clot in groundbreaking operation

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Qualification and professional memberships

MD (Distinction) / University of Damascus / 1986
Medical Degree

Professional memberships

British Cardiovascular Society
British Cardiovascular Interventional Society
European Society of Cardiology

Professional leadership

I am the Governance Led at the Cardiovascular unit at Castle Hill Hospital

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

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Research and Publication


GuideLiner-Facilitated Rotational Atherectomy in Calcified Right Coronary Artery: The "Child" Makes the Difference.

Data supporting the use of the radial approach as the default strategy in octogenarians undergoing primary-PCI?

Response to Letter Regarding Article, "Collateral Donor Artery Physiology and the Influence of a Chronic Total Occlusion on Fractional Flow Reserve".

Collateral donor artery physiology and the influence of a chronic total occlusion on fractional flow reserve

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Personal Profile

I possess excellent communication and motivational skills and have a proven track record in team leadership. My enthusiasm, passion and focus enable me to build good rapport with patients.

As a consultant interventionalist I strive to continue developing in this dynamic field and I have extended the structural interventional side. Also my academic interest will always be my drive to publish in peer reviewed medical journals and initiate new projects.

I am a co-founder and a major contributor for a new website (October 2007):, for healthcare professionals to share their work.  Doctors, Nurses, Radiographers, Paramedics and Electrophysiologists so far, have submitted their work for the benefit of other medical professionals. is a non commercial, not for profit site and every effort is made to keep it that way.

I was for 2 years the university champion and a member of the tennis team which competed at a national level. Also I enjoy Cycling long distances.

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Private contact details

Telephone 01482 672 444
Private secretary telephone 01482 672 409
Private secretary email