Dr Saqib Chowdhary

Dr Saqib Chowdhary

MB BS, FRCP(UK), PhD

Cardiology

29 years of experience
Video consultation available

Overall Rating

Overall
4.97
Bedside Manner
4.94
Explanation
4.97

Top feedback

“It was lovely to meet Dr Chowdhary he made me feel very at ease with things. Anything heart related is a worry but his calm manner and detailed, yet understandable, explanations really put my mind at rest. I have further scans recommended but with the knowledge that Dr Chowdhary will be reviewing them has made the whole prosses a lot easier. “
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Subspecialty

  • Interventional Cardiology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3482436
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £190

    Follow-up appointment: £120

    Practices worked at

    HCA UK at The Wilmslow Hospital

    52 Alderley Road, Wilmslow, United Kingdom, SK9 1NY
    600 reviews

    About

    Dr Saqib Chowdhary qualified from St Thomas' Hospital, London having trained in cardiology and coronary intervention at University Hospital Birmingham, Walsgrave hospital (Coventry) and the University Health Network, Toronto, Canada.

    Saqib has amassed in-depth training in all fields of general cardiology and coronary intervention both as a clinical SpR and as a Clinical Lecturer. He was awarded his PhD in Medicine in 2002 and has published extensively in the fields of nitric oxide, cardiac autonomic dysfunction and heart failure.

     

    In 2003 he was awarded the prize of Young Investigator of the Year by the British Cardiac Society. Subsequently, he was awarded an international interventional fellowship at the Toronto General and Mount Sinai Hospitals, Toronto.

    Dr Chowdhary is now a Consultant in Cardiology and Coronary Intervention at Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester. Dr Chowdhary has expertise in all aspects of general cardiology; angina, hypertension and heart failure in particular. His sub-specialist interest is coronary angioplasty and TAVI (transcatheter aortic valve implantation). He focuses on complex stenting including radial access procedures, chronic total occlusions (CTO), the use of intra-coronary imaging (IVUS and OCT) to improve the results of stenting and transcutaneous septal ablation for the treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

     


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • TAVI
    • ECG 
    • FFR
    • Interventional Cardiology
    • Cardiological investigations
    • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    • Angiograms
    • Angioplasty
    • Coronary Stenting
    • Angina
    • Chest Pain
    • Hypertension
    • High Blood Pressure 
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Radial Angiograms and Angioplasty / Stenting; Heart failure 
    • Heart Attacks
    • Myocardial Infarction
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • TAVI (Key hole Aortic Valve replacement); Interventional Cardiology 
    • Chronic total heart artery occlusion angioplasty/stenting
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    Medical procedures

    • Angioplasty
    • Coronary Angiography
    • Coronary Stent Insertion
    • Valvuloplasty
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Dizziness
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Chest Pain
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Heart Attack
    • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    • Tachycardia
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    Education

    Qualifications

    M.B. B.S. (London) UMDS (St Thomas' Hospital) 1990

    M.R.C.P. (UK) London 1993

    PhD (Medicine) University of Birmingham 2002

    CST (Cardiology) PMETB UK (North West Deanery) 2006

     

    Professional Memberships

    Fellow Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) London RCP 2015

    Member British Society of Cardiology 2017

    Member British Cardiovascular Intervention Society 2008

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    Reviews

    4.96 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Cardiology
    2/31
    Angioplasty
    1/31
    Aortic stenosis
    1/31
    Atrial Fibrillation
    1/31
    Breathlessness
    1/31
    Cardiac Investigations
    1/31
    Dizziness
    1/31
    Electrocardiogram (ECG)
    1/31
    Myocardial Perfusion Scan
    1/31
    Unstable Angina
    1/31
    coronary angiography
    1/31
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
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    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Atrial Fibrillation Dizziness
    It was lovely to meet Dr Chowdhary he made me feel very at ease with things. Anything heart related is a worry but his calm manner and detailed, yet understandable, explanations really put my mind at rest. I have further scans recommended but with the knowledge that Dr Chowdhary will be reviewing them has made the whole prosses a lot easier.
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    Dr Saqib Chowdhary

    Thank you for the review. I am glad to have provided reassurannce.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Cardiology Electrocardiogram (ECG)
    I was referred to Dr Chowdhary following a medical and immediately felt comfortable and at ease. He took time to understand my medical history and provided clear explanations throughout the examination and initial ECG. Dr Chowdhary explained next steps and I was left feeling confident that I am in good, experienced hands.
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    Dr Saqib Chowdhary

    Thank you for the review. I am glad to have helped.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Breathlessness Cardiac Investigations Myocardial Perfusion Scan
    Having met Dr Chowdhary on my first visit to the Alexandra BMI hospital, following my episodic breathing difficulties, I felt totally at ease in the knowledge that I had come to see a genuinely caring and empathetic cardiac specialist. Right from the very moment his considerate and detailed approach in trying to get to the root of my problem was nothing but professional. Conducting an ECG on my first visit, followed by a chest x-ray, echo-cardiogram, and a wider and deeper investigative Cardiac MR perfusion - This is the gold standard approach for anyone seeking reassurance that they are in the very best hands. The follow up referrals to his specialist colleagues, and detailed letters outlining his findings left nothing to chance and was yet again extra reassurance that he was attentive and determined to find my underlying problem. I have nothing but praise for this gentleman and would recommend anyone seeking a genuine feeling that they are in very capable hands to make an appointment with Dr Chowdhary.
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    Dr Saqib Chowdhary

    Thank you for the kind review. It was a pleasure.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    coronary angiography Angioplasty
    Dr Chowdhary came across in a helpful and friendly way. He took his time to establish the background to my health issue. He then explained in a careful and unhurried manner his plans for my treatment and the possible outcomes. I felt confident that I was in good hands.
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    Dr Saqib Chowdhary

    Thank you for the kind review

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (4/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Aortic stenosis
    I found Dr Chowhary most meticulous in his questioning about my general medical condition, as well as relating specifically to the issue of the condition of my heart. His explanation of the results of my echo test was clear and not full of jargon. His explanation of the various options for treatment was also very clear, as was his advice that there would need to be input from the renal team, under whose care I am already, hence his having to refer me on to a colleague at the MRI to work on my case along with them. I felt reassured by his obvious expertise and happy to be in his care, albeit temporally because of the need to refer me on to the MRI.
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    Dr Saqib Chowdhary

    Thankyou. Best of luck at the MRI - I am sure they will take great care of you

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Unstable Angina
    Dr Saqib Chowdhary has treated my very difficult coronary problems ,which included a 20 year old blockage He treated me with enormous skill and patience I have total faith in this very personable doctor. KP.
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    Dr Saqib Chowdhary

    Many thanks. It was a pleasure to help.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Prior to meeting Dr Chowdhary I was very unsure of all the advice and suggested treatments I had been offered. I found Dr Chowdhary to be very sincere and informative, he answered all my questions and discussed fully my many concerns. I feel very confident with my treatment and am delighted to have my care in such capable and knowledgable hands. I believe Dr Chowdhary will take excellent care of me ( I am a widow and feel very vulnerable) he is very patient and does not get tired of my many research questions.
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    Dr Saqib Chowdhary

    Thank you for the review. I am glad to have helped.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Minimum wait for appointment----explained my diagnosis and solutions effectively---friendly but specific
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    Dr Saqib Chowdhary

    Thank you

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Cardiology
    Polite, clear and very personable.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    A very good and helpful Doctor
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