Dr Shamil Yusuf (Clinical Services Lead for Cardiology, Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist)

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About Dr Shamil Yusuf

  • Role: Clinical Services Lead for Cardiology, Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist
  • Year of First Medical Qualification: 1989
  • Location of Medical Training: University of Manchester, St Georges, University of London, Kings, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Trust, Glenfield Hospital, University of Leicester
  • Date Joined University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire: 2011
  • Membership of Professional / National / Regional Bodies:
    Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
    Member of the College of Optometrists
  • Other Professional Details:
    I am trained in all aspects of cardiac arrhythmia management including catheter ablation therapy for atrial flutter, atrial fibrillation (AF), Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome and supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), AV node ablation, pacemaker/defibrillator implantation, and implantation of cardiac resynchronisation therapy devices. My specialist interest is ablation of narrow complex tachycardias. I am currently the Clinical Services Lead for Cardiology at UHCW.
    Languages spoken: English, Katchi, Urdu, Gujrati, Hindi, Chichewa.
  • Special Interests:
    I have a special interest in investigating and managing the cardiac and haemodynamic manifestations of autonomic dysfunction including conditions such as vaso-vagal syncope, orthostatic intolerance and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS). I run a regional service for these conditions under the umbrella of the Syncope or Transient Loss of Consciousness (TLOC) Clinic at University Hospital. I am part of an active research team and have presented at several national and international conferences and published numerous scientific papers.

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