I'm a Consultant Cardiologist at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Medicine at the University of Leeds. I bring a holistic approach to medicine in order to find comfortable and effective solutions for everyone.
Your consultation with me will be thorough. In addition to any medications that might be needed we will explore how changes in diet and exercise can have a massive positive impact on your heart health.
I hold an NHS Clinical Excellence award. My patient feedback score is 4.9/5.
I am a recognised Consultant for patients insured by BUPA, AVIVA, AXA PPP, VitalityHealth and Aetna Global healthcare.
Care Comes First
Dr Abdel-Rahman is one of the leading Imaging Cardiologists in Yorkshire. He is an expert at investigating the heart by advanced non-invasive techniques. He also has a specialist interest in heart valve disease and has one of the largest heart valve clinics in the UK.
Having trained at some of the world’s top hospitals 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 5000 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.
Areas of interest
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.
Arabic - Fluent, French - Basic
A translator service is available for other languages.
A Trained Medical Professional
British Society of Echocardiography Transoesophageal Echocardiography Accreditation 2015
British Society of Echocardiography Transthoracic Echocardiography Accreditation 2010
British Society of Cardiovascular CT Accreditation 2013
AFFILIATIONS & 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
Reference number 6053611
CCT Cardiology 2014
DR S T ABDEL-RAHMAN
BSc (Hons) MBBS MRCP (UK) MRCP (London) MD
A Trained Medical Professional
2014 - present
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Cardiology Lead for Cardiac CT, Assistant Lead for Echo Services
DOCTOR OF MEDICINE
University of Leeds
”Identification of significant coronary artery disease by the measurement of H-FABP (Heart-type Fatty Acid Binding Protein) for patients with normal troponin concentrations”
ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS, UK
MRCP (UK) MRCP (London)
IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON
BSc (Hons) (2000) Cardiovascular Medicine, National Heart & Lung Institute
Patients Speak Their Mind
A marvellous doctor. Professional. 10/10
Very friendly and approachable. Offered reassurance and advice regarding treatment options
Excellent. Always feel I am in good hands
Doctor was very easy to understand and talk to. I would be very happy to see him again for any treatment. Thank you
I love helping my patients feel healthy and happy
Nuffield Hospital Leeds