Dr Nadeem Rizvi

Karachi, Pakistan


Dr Nadeem Rizvi is one of the top cardiologists in Pakistan. He has done more than 15,000 diagnostic cardiac catheterization procedures and 5,000 coronary interventions, over 100 Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomies, 150 peripheral interventions and 100 permanent pacemaker insertions.

He is a member of the British Society of Echocardiography, a founding member of the Pakistan Society of interventional Cardiology, a member of the Pakistan Cardiac Society, a member of the Civil Aviation Medical Board and an examiner for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan. He has supervised the non-invasive cardiac lab (ECG, ETT, Holter, Transthoracic and Trans-esophageal echocardiography).

Transthoracic Doppler and Echocardiogram
Transoesophageal Doppler and Echocardiogram
Treadmill stress and dobutamine stress echocardiogram
Exercise treadmill test
Ambulatory ECG / Holter monitoring
Ambulatory Blood pressure monitoring
Cardiac Multi-slice CT
Myocardial perfusion imaging
Central Venous Cannulation
Temporary Pacemaker Insertion
Pericardial Aspiration
Diagnostic left and right heart cardiac catheterization (Radial, Femoral and brachial access)
Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty; Stenting, including use of devices – Fractional Flow Reserve (to measure the severity of blood flow blockages), Intravascular ultrasounds (IVUS) (to see inside an artery in real time) and aspiration atherectomy and rotablation
Percutaneous Transmitral Commisurotomy (PTMC) using mostly multi-track balloons
Pulmonary valvotomy using a single balloon
PTA of renal and peripheral vessels

Qualification: MBBS, DipCard (Lon), MRCP (UK), FRCP (E), FACC, FSCAI

Speciality Cardiologist, Cardiology

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