Dr Azeem is a Consultant Cardiologist with special interest in coronary angioplasty and stenting, coronary heart disease, acute coronary symptoms and heart failure.
Dr Tariq Azeem is an interventional and general cardiologist at Royal Derby Hospital. After graduating he trained as a junior doctor mainly in regions of the North West of England. His cardiology training began in City Hospital Birmingham, where he worked as a clinical research fellow for 2 years completing his specialist registrar training in cardiology at Glenfield Hospital Leicester. After completing his specialist training in Cardiology he was appointed as an Interventional Cardiologist in Royal Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Dr Azeem has played a leading role in setting up of the coronary intervention service in Derbyshire and has led the development of the Primary PCI Service in Derby to ensure that the patients in Derbyshire are treated locally and do not have to travel far or elsewhere after having a heart attack.
Dr Azeem has written various research articles on Interventional procedures such as vascular brachy therapy, intra-aortic balloon pump and vaso spastic angina. He has also written a book on ECG, co-authored by Professor N J Samani.
Outside of his professional work he takes keen interest in sporting activities such as table tennis, badminton and cricket and plays in the Derbyshire Table Tennis League for the Rolls Royce team.
Treatments and tests offered by Dr Tariq Azeem at Nuffield Health
- Interventional cardiology
"Rapid review of ECG Interpretation", published in 2005.
- British Cardiovascular Society
- British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
- General Medical Council
- British Medical Association
- Medical Defence Union
- Royal College of Physicians London
- European Society of Cardiology
- American College of Cardiology
Other posts held
- Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Derby Hospital
- Visiting Cardiologist at Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
Insurers Dr Tariq Azeem works with
Dr Tariq Azeem works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- CS Healthcare
- Exeter Family Friendly
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
Dr Tariq Azeem does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Dr Tariq Azeem does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Dr Tariq Azeem does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.