Dr Turab Ali

Dr Turab Ali

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist


Specialises in

  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Hypertension
  • Syncope

I am an experienced consultant cardiologist / interventional cardiologist working at Arrowe Park Hospital and Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital, in addition to Spire Murrayfield Hospital.

I deal with all aspects of general cardiology (chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, dizziness and blackouts etc.). I also look after patients with heart failure / cardiomyopathy, hypertension, heart valve disease, athlete’s heart, use of blood thinners and all kinds of heart rhythm disturbances including Atrial Fibrillation. I take keen interest in advising on primary / secondary prevention in cardiovascular disease (heart attack and stroke prevention).

I also have special interest in assessing patients for their fitness from cardiac point for non-cardiac surgery under GA, and provide advice / fitness to drive (DVLA) / travel / fly / exercise.

I provide services for doing ECG, holter heart monitor, echocardiogram, exercise tolerance test, dobutamine / exercise stress echocardiogram, tilt table test and cardio-pulmonary exercise testing; and interpretation the results and providing advice on cardiac CT scan and cardiac MRI scan.

I sub-specialise in interventional cardiology and have special expertise in medical treatment of chest pain / angina / heart attack, and do both non-invasive and invasive assessment. Additionally I am expert in all sorts of simple / complex percutaneous coronary interventions (balloon angioplasty + stenting to coronary arteries), and make appropriate referrals for coronary artery bypass surgery.

I have done >10,000 percutaneous cardiac procedures including coronary angiogram, right heart catheterisation, graft study, simple / complex angioplasty, intra-coronary imaging, pressure wire assessment, rotablation / Laser / cutting balloon, thrombectomy, myocardial biopsy, Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump insertion, temporary pacing wire, pericardiocentecis etc.

I deal with matters of clinical governance in NHS, and advise patients (and law firms) on the medico-legal aspects of the cardiology / interventional cardiology, and do expert witness reporting for court of laws in medical negligence cases.

I am also a Primary PCI lead and MINAP lead for Wirral University Teaching Hospital.  


General Medical Council Number: 5205080

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Turab Ali at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Angina
  • Balloon angioplasty
  • BUPA health assessments 
  • Cardio-pulmonary exercise testing
  • Coronary angiogram / right heart catheterisation / graft study
  • Chest pain
  • Echocardiogram
  • ECG
  • Exercise/dobutamine stress echocardiogram 
  • Holter monitor
  • Intra-coronary imaging (IVUS / OCT)
  • Palpitations and blackouts
  • Pressure wire assessment
  • Primary prevention in CV disease
  • Simple / complex angioplasty
  • Shortness of breath
  • Stenting for coronary artery disease
  • Tile table test

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Additional information

Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)
Atrial fibrillation
Coronary artery disease

I like to do (lots of) reading (including medicine and religion), jogging, playing cricket / table tennis, gardening, tiding up home and car, and listening BBC Radio 4!

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