Dr. Syed Khurram Mushtaq Gardezi

Consultant - Cardiology
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Dr. Syed Khurram Mushtaq Gardezi, MD, MRCP(Ireland), MRCP(UK), MAcadMEd, MRes.(Oxford), FRCP(Glasgow), FACC(USA) is a Consultant Cardiologist at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City in Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Gardezi is a UK board certified Consultant Cardiologist with expertise in heart failure, cardiomyopathy, cardiac MRI, advanced heart failure, cardiac transplant, adult congenital heart disease, pulmonary hypertension and all aspects of cardiovascular disease (CVD) including the diagnoses, management, primary and secondary prevention of CVD.

Following his initial medical training, Dr. Gardezi completed his subspecialty training in Cardiology from North West London Deanery with rotations at world-leading tertiary cardio-thoracic centers in London & Oxford, including Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital, Royal Brompton Hospital, Harefield Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare Trust and Oxford University Hospitals.

After completing his research fellowship at the Radcliffe Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Dr. Gardezi won the prestigious Master of Science by Research award for his thesis on the clinical epidemiology of atrial fibrillation in an elderly population cohort and its association with valvular heart disease. His research work has led to numerous national and international presentations and numerous publications in high-impact peer-reviewed Journals.

Dr. Gardezi has a strong interest in teaching. In recognition of his completion of the “Developing Learning and Teaching (DLT)” course at Oxford Learning Institute, he was awarded the “SEDA-PDF Supporting Learning award”. During his many years of teaching undergraduates as well as postgraduate trainees, Dr. Gardezi has received excellent feedback from Oxford University, Kings College London and Imperial College London medical students, as well as postgraduate trainees and the Royal Society of Medicine. In recognition of his teaching expertise and contributions, Dr. Gardezi was awarded membership in the Academy of Medical Educators (MAcadMEd).

Through initiatives such as the “Covid-19 Video Teaching” webinar started by Cardiology NW Thames and sponsored by BJCA & British Cardiovascular Society, Dr. Gardezi also teaches medical professionals both nationally and internationally. Additionally, he teaches higher specialty trainees during training days organized by the Royal College of Physicians and Health Education England, as well as international doctors through APPNA-MERIT.

Doctor can help with

  • Cardiovascular medicine
  • Chest pain
  • Breathlessness
  • Arrhythmias
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Hypertension
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Heart failure
  • Heart muscle disease (cardiomyopathy)
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Advanced heart failure
  • Cardiac transplant
  • Adult congenital heart disease
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease


  • Member - European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
  • Member - Heart Failure Association (HFA)
  • Member - British Cardiovascular Society (BCS)
  • Member - British Heart Valve Society (BHVS)

Licences and certifications

  • Licensed, General Medical Council (GMC) UK (Full Registration with a License to practice, On Specialist Register Cardiology)
  • Certificate of Completion of Training CCT Cardiology – Joint Royal College of Physicians Training Board, UK
  • Licensed, Society of Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (SCMR) Level-3 Accreditation
  • Licensed, Department of Health (DOH), Consultant Cardiology
  • Licensed, Dubai Health Authority (DHA), Consultant Cardiology

Training and work experience

  • Consultant, Cardiology

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), Abu Dhabi

  • Consultant Cardiologist, Heart Failure and Cardiac MRI

    Guys & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  • Specialist Registrar, Cardiology (Fellowship In Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac MRI)

    NW-Thames Rotation London, Royal Brompton Hospital, UK

  • Specialist Registrar, Cardiology (Fellowship in Heart Failure and Cardiac MRI),

    NW-Thames rotation London, Imperial College Healthcare Trust, UK

  • Specialist Registrar, Cardiology (Fellowship in Advanced heart failure, Cardiac transplant, mechanical circulatory support)

    NW-Thames rotation London, Harefield Hospital, UK

  • Specialist Registrar, Cardiology (Fellowship in heart failure and cardiomyopathy)

    Guys & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  • Clinical research fellowship, Cardiology

    John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford - University of Oxford, UK

  • Specialist Registrar in Cardiology (Fellowship in advanced heart failure)

    NW-Thames rotation London, Royal Brompton Hospital, UK

  • Specialist Registrar in Cardiology (Fellowship in Adult Congenital Heart Disease and Pulmonary hypertension)

    NW-Thames rotation London, Royal Brompton Hospital, UK


  • Fellowship of the American College of Cardiology (FACC)

  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow (FRCP)

  • Master of Science (MSc)

    Research in Cardiovascular Medicine - University of Oxford, UK
  • European Exam in General Cardiology (EEGC)

    The European Society of Cardiology
  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), UK

  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), Ireland

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

    University of Peshawar, Pakistan

Awards and recognitions

  • Membership of the Academy of Medical Educators (MAcadMEd)

  • Developing Learning & Teaching (DLT)

    University of Oxford, UK
  • SEDA-PDF Supporting Learning Award

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