Dr. Adeel Shahzad

Consultant, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiology
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Dr. Adeel Shahzad, Ph.D. (UK), C.C.T. (UK), F.R.C.P. (UK), FACC (US), FESC (EU), is a consultant interventional cardiologist at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Shahzad is a UK board-certified structural and coronary Interventional cardiologist with extensive experience in coronary angioplasty, complex coronary intervention, intravascular imaging, coronary angiography, management of heart attack and coronary artery disease. In addition to completing the UK certificate of consultant training in interventional cardiology, Dr. Shahzad also holds a Ph.D. in interventional cardiology from Imperial College London. In addition, he completed three fellowships in structural (TAVI) and coronary intervention in prestigious UK tertiary care centers in Liverpool, Leeds and Nottingham. Dr. Shahzad delivered one of the UK’s largest clinical trials in coronary intervention (HEAT-PPCI trial). This has become a landmark clinical trial with 500+ citations and changed international guidelines and clinical practices worldwide. He has also received numerous international awards, including the prestigious British Cardiac Interventional Young Investigator Award. More than 50 of his research papers have appeared in peer-reviewed journals of high impact.

Doctor can help with

  • Coronary angiography
  • Coronary angioplasty
  • Complex coronary intervention
  • Rotational atherectomy
  • Intravascular imaging
  • Chest pain assessment
  • Management of heart attack
  • Management of heart failure
  • Management of valve disease
  • Management of hypertension


  • Fellow - The Royal College of Physicians (F.R.C.P.), UK
  • Fellow - American College of Cardiology (ACA)
  • Fellow - The European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
  • Member - The Royal College of Physicians (M.R.C.P.), UK

Licences and certifications

  • Certified, European Exam in General Cardiology (EEGC)
  • Licensed, General Medical Council (GMC), UK
  • Licensed Cardiology Consultant, Department of Health (DoH), Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Certificate of Completion of Training (C.C.T.) in Interventional Cardiology, UK

Training and work experience

  • Consultant, Interventional Cardiology

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Consultant, Interventional Cardiology

    SEHA Al Dhafra Hospitals, UAE

  • Consultant, Interventional Cardiology

    Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  • Structural intervention/TAVI Fellowship

    Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, UK

  • Structural (TAVI) and Coronary Intervention Fellowship

    Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, UK

  • Coronary Intervention Fellowship

    Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, UK

  • The Bentley Cardiology Research Fellow

    Institute of Cardiovascular Medicine and Science (ICMS) – Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, UK

  • Specialty Training in Cardiology

    Mersey Deanery, UK


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Interventional Cardiology

    Imperial College London, UK

Awards and recognitions

  • BCIS Young Investigator of the Year

    British Cardiovascular Intervention Society (BCIS), UK
  • Outstanding Research Contribution

    ACS Masterclass, Italy
  • Best Medical Research Presentation

    Manchester Medical Society, UK
  • Best Research Project and Clinical Studies

    Imperial College London, UK
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