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Dr Azad Ghuran - Cardiology

Dr Azad Ghuran is a Consultant Cardiologist at Pinehill Hospital in Hitchin, Hertfordshire who specialises in General cardiology, coronary artery disease and intervention

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Clinical interests

General cardiology, coronary artery disease, intervention (angioplasty/stents), pacemakers, heart valve disease, syncope, hypertension, heart failure, palpitations and arrhythmia management. 

Academic background

Dr. A Ghuran is a consultant cardiologist at the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust (Lister Hospital, Stevenage and Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Welwyn Garden City). He qualified from the University of Edinburgh in 1993 and completed his post graduate higher specialist training in general medicine and cardiology in hospitals around London including:  St. George’s Hospital London, King’s College Hospital London, and the Sussex Cardiac Centre Brighton. He secured a one-year interventional fellowship to work at the Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis (OLVG) hospital in Amsterdam where radial angioplasty was first performed and pioneered. Throughout his training, Dr. Ghuran has worked with eminent European and world leaders in cardiology. Dr. Ghuran is trained in performing multivessel and complex coronary artery intervention (angioplasty/stents) using both the radial and femoral approach. In addition to general cardiology and percutaneous coronary intervention, Dr. Ghuran also has an interest in pacemakers, valvular heart disease, syncope, hypertension, heart failure, palpitations and arrhythmia management.

Dr. Ghuran was awarded the degree of doctor of medicine (MD) in 2006 after completing his thesis (“Electrocardiographic Monitoring of Myocardial Ischaemia – Novel Methods and Potential Application in Implanted Devices”), under the aegis of a Wellcome Trust project grant. He has published many articles in the field of cardiology including one book (“Emergency Cardiology”), six book chapters and many peer-reviewed articles. He has also reviewed articles for several foremost cardiology journals and has presented at conferences nationally and internationally in the field of cardiology. Dr. Ghuran takes an active role in medical education, training general practitioners, junior doctors, nurses, technicians, paramedics and medical students

Professional Memberships

British Cardiac Interventional Society

British Cardiac Society

Resuscitation Council (UK)

Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC). This is a title of honour that is awarded to healthcare professionals who have made a significant contribution to cardiology and is a symbol of excellence.

NHS base

Lister Hospital Stevenage and QEII Welwyn

Clinic Times

5.15 - 8pm Fridays

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01462 410 002