Dr Mahmoud Barbir is a
Consultant Cardiologist at the Cardiovascular Health
Clinic in Harley Street, London. Dr Barbir specialises in cardiovascular risk, lipoprotein apheresis and cardiac rehabilitation.
Consultant Cardiologist Mahmoud Barbir: clinical interests
Dr Barbir manages all aspects of general cardiology including the investigation and management of chest pain, shortness of breath, high blood pressure, palpitations and dizzy spells. He also has expertise in a number of specialist clinical areas:
Cardiovascular risk. Dr Barbir has a special interest and expertise in the detection, diagnosis and management of cardiovascular risk.
Lipoprotein apheresis. Dr Barbir was responsible for establishing the Lipoprotein Apheresis Treatment Centre at Harefield Hospital in 2008, the largest treatment centre of its kind in the UK. As lead clinician, he is responsible for the selection and ongoing treatment of all patients at the Unit.
- Cardiac rehabilitation. Dr Barbir established and directs the Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme at Harefield Hospital, a comprehensive protocol that is used as a model by other trust hospitals. The programme predates, but encompasses, the standards laid down in the National Service Framework for coronary heart disease prevention and rehabilitation.
Dr Barbir's research
interests are focused in the field of lipodology and raised cholesterol levels. A recognised expert in this area, he has published extensively on the subject and has delivered many national and international presentations.
About Mahmoud Barbir: Harley Street Cardiologist
Mahmoud Barbir undertook his medical training in Dublin, going on to conduct postgraduate research in cardiovascular risk factor reduction at The Hammersmith Hospital in London. He completed his clinical training at Harefield Hospital and was appointed to the staff of the Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust in 1997.
Dr Barbir is a member of the HEART UK Working Group on Lipoprotein Apheresis. Committed to sharing his knowledge of the subject and enhancing international relationships, he has delivered lectures in a number of countries worldwide.
Positions held by Dr Mahmoud Barbir:
- Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS
- Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London
Read Mahmoud Barbir's profile
at the Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust.
The Cardiovascular Health Clinic in Harley Street
Health Clinic in Harley Street is a private cardiac and circulatory
healthcare clinic. Cardiovascular
disease is the main cause of illness and death in the developed world, so
the cardiologists at the clinic provide lifestyle advice, screening, preventive
therapies, investigations and cardiovascular treatments.
At the clinic doctors undertake many tests for and
treatments of cardiovascular disease in house. More complex treatment will be
performed at a partner private hospital or leading specialist NHS Trust.