Dr Faizel Osman is Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW). He is head of Cardiac Arrhythmia Management at UHCW and was appointed to lead this new service for patients in Coventry and Warwickshire. Faizel qualified from University of Wales College of Medicine in 1995 with commendation.
Dr Osman was appointed to start and lead a new arrhythmia service for Coventry and Warwickshire in April 2008. He has extensive experience in cardiac device implants and cardiac electrophysiology and ablation. He performs around 500 ablations per year including both standard and complex ablations. He also holds specialist accreditations from several organisations including Heart Rhythm UK, International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (US) and the European Heart Rhythm Association. He regularly speaks at courses for cardiologists in training
Dr Osman’s early training was at University Hospital Birmingham and he was awarded a British Heart Foundation Research Fellowship in Cardiology in 1999 with several high profile publications resulting from the research. He subsequently trained as specialist registrar in cardiology within the West Midlands region and sub-specialist training in arrhythmia management (cardiac electrophysiology and device therapy) at University Hospital Birmingham, University Hospital of North Staffordshire and University Hospital Leicester (Glenfield).
Dr Osman’s specialist interests include cardiac electrophysiology and ablation, implantable cardioverter defibrillators, cardiac resynchronisation therapy for symptomatic heart failure, permanent pacemaker implants, syncope and sudden cardiac death risk assessment.
Treatments and tests offered by Professor Faizel Osman at Nuffield Health
- Electrocardiogram (ECG)
- Event monitor
- Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE)
Several ongoing research studies currently:
- COVERT HF: Lead Investigator in study evaluating predictors of response to CRT
- INOVATE trial: large trial evaluating use of first in man vagal stimulator for heart failure
- EAST trial: large trial evaluating early rhythm control of AF vs standard care
- Echo CRT: trial evaluating CRT in narrow QRS complex patients
- Fellow Royal College of Physicians
- Fellow European Society of Cardiology
- British Medical Association
- Heart Rhythm UK
- Medical Defence Union
Other posts held
- Consultant Cardiologist / Electrophysiologist University Hospital Coventry
Insurers Professor Faizel Osman works with
Professor Faizel Osman works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA Health
- AXA - Global Healthcare
- Benenden Health
- Bupa On Demand
- CS Healthcare
- Exeter Family Friendly
- Freedom Health
- Medical Care Direct
- Tesco Bank
- Universal Provident
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
- Westfield Health WPA
Professor Faizel Osman does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Professor Faizel Osman does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Professor Faizel Osman does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.