Dr Shazia Hussain

Consultant Cardiologist

MbChB, PhD, MRCP


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I am a Consultant Cardiologist experienced in all aspects of adult Cardiology specialising in Coronary intervention ie Diagnostic Coronary Angiography and Angioplasty (stent insertion).

I am experienced in all aspects of coronary intervention including complex angioplasty, physiological testing with FFR/IFR  and coronary imaging including intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT). Having also trained in perfusion CMR, I combine my practical expertise with experience of non-invasive ischaemia testing.

I was appointed as a Consultant Cardiologist at Glenfiield Hospital in 2017 after completing my training with a Cardiology Fellowship undertaken at Toronto General Hospital, Canada. Prior to this I had received my cardiology and interventional training at the world-renowned Papworth Hospital in Cambridge before being selected for the highly competitive BCIS interventional Fellowship in Toronto. During my training I also undertook a dedicated period of research culminating in a PhD from King’s College, University of London. This has resulted in a a number of peer-reviewed publications including as a main author on the MR-INFORM study published in the New England Journal of Medicine (2019).

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Shazia Hussain at Spire include:

Cardiology

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Spire Leicester 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.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

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

Qualification and professional memberships

MbChB / University of Leicester / 1997
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

PhD (Cardiovascular Medicine) / Kings College London / 2014
Doctorate

MRCP (UK) / London / 2003
Member of the Royal College of Physicians (London)


Professional memberships

Medical Defence Union

British Cardiovascular Society

British Cardiovascular Intervention Society

Current NHS posts

Consultant Cardiologist, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals NHS Trust

Contact information

Telephone 0116 265 3685