Dr Ahmed Elghamaz

Dr Ahmed Elghamaz



Special Interests:

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


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.


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.

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


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.

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