Dr Ahmed Bashir

Consultant Cardiologist

MB BS, FRCP (Edin)

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I have been a consultant cardiologist at Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust since November 2013. I specialise in diagnostic cardiac imaging. I trained in the West Midlands cardiology training programme and carried out further specialist training in advanced multi-modality cardiac imaging at the University Hospital Birmingham (Queen Elizabeth) which is a renowned NHS tertiary cardiac diagnostic and treatment centre. I have published a few scientific papers in various subjects within the field of cardiology.My primary interests involves the use of advanced non-invasive cardiac imaging modalities eg cardiac MRI, cardiac CT, echocardiography (including transthoracic, stress, contrast and transesophageal echocardiography) to investigate and treat variety of cardiac conditions including coronary artery disease, heart valves diseases, cardiomyopathies, heart failure, arrhythmias, blackouts, hypertension, pericardial diseases and screening in athletes. I also do invasive cardiac procedures including invasive angiography, pacing, loop recorder implantations.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Ahmed Bashir at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Loop recorder implantation
  • Transoesophageal echocardiography

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Atrial fibrillation
Cardiac radiology
Coronary artery disease

Special Clinical Interests: Arrhythmia

Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS; FRCP (Edin) / University of Punjab, Pakistan / 2001
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Professional memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh.

Diplomate National Board of Echocardiography, USA.

Accredited member of British Society of Echocardiography, UK.

Level 3 Certification in Cardiovascular MRI - European Association of Cardiovascular imaging.

Level 2 Certification in Cardiac CT - British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging (BSCI)

Professional leadership

Lead for cardiac imaging services that provides advanced multi-modality diagnostic cardiac facilities at Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust.

Current NHS posts

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust

Contact information

Private secretary Debbie Helsby
Private secretary telephone 01922 721172 Ext 7543
Private secretary fax 01922 656535
Private secretary email sec.al-allaf@walsallhospitals.nhs.uk