Dr Ahmed Elghamaz

MB BCh, MRCP

Consultant Cardiologist

Subspecialties:
  • Coronary Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias and Pacemakers
  • Stress Echocardiography
  • Echocardiography

Synopsis

Ahmed is a Consultant Cardiologist at

Northwick Park Hospital, London North

West University Healthcare NHS Trust.

Ahmed is a Consultant Cardiologist at Northwick Park Hospital, London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust.

He specialises in complex coronary intervention and the treatment of chronic total occlusions. He is the lead for coronary intervention at Northwick Park Hospital and is the head of Interventional Research. He has a special interest in myocardial perfusion; coronary flow reserve and the functional assessment of coronary artery stenosis.

He has developed novel technologies to enable a better and easier assessment of fractional flow reserve. He has patents for his new technology with many publications and abstracts in peer journals. He is a regular speaker and expert panellist in major national and international conferences.

History

Dr Elghamaz graduated in 1996 before holding a position of Honorary Research Fellow in the Cardiology Research Unit at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals. In 2004, he completed his specialist training in cardiology and coronary intervention in London. His time in this role allowed him to develop an interest in the treatment of coronary artery disease.

Publications

Atrial enlargement associated with non-valvular atrial fibrillation: an unusual cause of dysphagia and weight loss
British Medical Journal. doi:10.1136/bcr-2014-209213
J S Heng, A Elghamaz
Atrial enlargement associated with non-valvular atrial fibrillation: an unusual cause of dysphagia and weight loss
British Medical Journal. doi:10.1136/bcr-2014-209213
J S Heng, A Elghamaz
Asymptomatic Giant Coronary Artery Aneurysms. Images From Coronary Angiography, IVUS, and Echocardiography
JACC Intervention. 2013;6(7):756-757
U Tayal; A Elghamaz
Post Cardiac Injury Syndrome: A Rare Complication of Elective Coronary Angioplasty
The American Journal of Medicine. December 2015
A Elghamaz
Stress echocardiography provides early, safe and accurate risk stratification of patients with acute chest pain, non-diagnostic ECG and a normal 12-h troponin: acute chest pain service experience within a district general hospital
Heart 2009;95;67
VK Bhatia, IS Ramzy, A Al Hajiri, H Yadav, A Elghamaz, J Powell and R Senior
Exercise stress echocardiography in asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis.
International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging. Doi: 10.1007/s10554-015-0735-6
A. Vamvakidou, N. Karogiannis, I. Ramzy, A. Elghamaz & R. Senior

International Presentations

3C: Orlando 2015 and ACI: 2016
The trouble with calcium. (Case presentation)
Kotecha T, Elghamaz A
TCT, San Francisco 2015
A Novel way of assessing FFR. Pre-clinical and first animal and lab data. (Oral presentation)
Elghamaz A
American College of Cardiology: Washington 2014
Apparent Left Main Stem Stenosis and the Importance of a Physiological Assessment (Abstract presented)
Tayal U, Elghamaz A
American College of Cardiology, San Francisco: March 2013
Absence does not make the heart grow fonder. (Oral presentation)
Tayal U, Elghamaz A

Pioneer/Innovations

Innovation in Interventional devices: The Hyperemic Study

Coordinating Investigator- Multiple patents for a novel over-the-wire micro-catheter for intra-coronary infusion of adenosine and for a pressure-flow compensating hub.