Dr Saif-El-Dean Abdel-Rahman

Qualifications

BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCP (UK), MRCP (London), MD

GMC number: 6053611

Practicing since: 2002

Specialties

Cardiology

Consultation times

  • Weekly Tuesday PM
  • Weekly Wednesday PM
  • Weekly Friday PM

About

Dr Abdel-Rahman is a Consultant Imaging Cardiologist in Yorkshire. In addition to all aspects of general cardiology, he specialises in investigating the heart by advanced non-invasive techniques. He also has a particular interest in heart valve disease and has one of the largest heart valve clinics in the UK. 

Having trained in hospitals both in the UK and Canada he graduated from Imperial College London in 2002. He was awarded a Doctor of Medicine degree for his research on novel blood tests to help in the early detection of heart attacks.

Dr Abdel-Rahman has been a Consultant at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust since 2014. He has performed and overseen over 5,000 non-invasive imaging cardiac assessments and trained doctors from Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Switzerland, the Middle East and many doctors in the UK on how to perform advanced cardiac echocardiography and cardiac CT. He helps run one of the only UK peri-operative transoesophageal echocardiography courses and has been a national examiner for the British Society of Echocardiography.

Dr Abdel-Rahman is actively involved in clinical research and has been involved in numerous large studies.

Dr Abdel-Rahman holds an NHS Clinical Excellence award. His revalidation NHS patient feedback score in the Trust is 4.9/5.


Find out more about Dr Abdel-Rahman: www.heartsdoc.com 

Special interests

Non-invasive cardiac assessment; heart valve disease; chest pain; angina; coronary artery disease; breathlessness; dizziness; syncope (passing out); palpitations; arrhythmia; cardiac screening; primary prevention; secondary prevention; hypertension; heart failure; mitral regurgitation; aortic stenosis; atrial fibrillation, cardiology in the elderly; DVLA driving assessment; transthoracic echocardiography; transoesophageal echocardiography; stress echocardiography and cardiac CT.

Other interests

Treadmill Stress Echocardiography, Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography, Contrast / Bubble Echocardiography, 

3D Echocardiography, Transoesophageal Echocardiography, Cardiac CT Angiography, Ambulatory ECG monitoring, Ambulatory BP monitoring, Treadmill Exercise ECG.


Personal interests

Outside of work he enjoys travel and languages. He has a particular interest in Egypt and the Middle East where he lived for many years.

Languages spoken

Arabic, English

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Saif-El-Dean Abdel-Rahman at Nuffield Health

  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Cardiovascular risk profile
  • Assessment of all Aspects of Cardiology
  • Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE)
  • DVLA Testing and Driving Risk Profile

Locations Dr Saif-El-Dean Abdel-Rahman works with

Related experience

Research

Dr Abdel-Rahman is actively involved in clinical research and has been involved in numerous large studies. He has a particular research interest in cardiac biomarkers, echocardiography and cardiac CT. Numerous publications can be found via pubmed.com

Memberships

  • European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging
  • European Society of Cardiology
  • British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging
  • British Society of Cardiovascular CT
  • British Society of Echocardiography
  • British Cardiovascular Society
  • Royal College of Physicians

Other post held

  • Consultant Cardiologist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Cardiology Lead for Cardiac CT, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Assistant Clinical Lead for Echo Services, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Insurers Dr Saif-El-Dean Abdel-Rahman works with

Dr Saif-El-Dean Abdel-Rahman works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)

Declaration

Dr Saif-El-Dean Abdel-Rahman does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Saif-El-Dean Abdel-Rahman does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Saif-El-Dean Abdel-Rahman does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.