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Qureshi, Shakeel Ahmed

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Consultant paediatric cardiologist

Shakeel Ahmed Qureshi - consultant paediatric cardiologist

Area of expertise: heart catheterisation and adult congenital heart disease

Languages spoken: English, Urdu, Punjabi

Biography

Professor Shakeel Qureshi trained in children's heart services (paediatric cardiology) at Harefield, Guy's and Liverpool Hospitals. He was first appointed consultant at Liverpool in 1987 and consultant paediatric cardiologist/senior lecturer at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust in 1988. 

Professor Qureshi is involved with earthquake relief work in Kashmir, charity fundraising for building houses in Kashmir and Indonesia and other medical charity missions. He is also on the Chain of Hope medical board.

Further information

Specialist interests

  • Interventional paediatric cardiology (keyhole surgery techniques)
  • Adult congenital heart disease.

Research interests

  • Developing or evaluating devices for treating congenital heart defects
  • Involved in evaluating a new percutaneous pulmonary valve
  • Co-inventor of Tyshak balloon.

Awards

  • Sitara-e-Imtiaz (one of the highest civil awards) by the Pakistan Government for services to medicine in 2004
  • PICS Outstanding Achievement award (judged by the profession) in Chicago in 2004.

Publications

Professor Qureshi has published over 170 papers and several reviews and book chapters, co-editing a text book of interventional paediatric cardiology.

Download a list of Professor Shakeel Qureshi's publications (PDF 86Kb).

 

Contacts

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020 7188 4547

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St Thomas’ Hospital,
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