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Dr Abtehale Al-Hussaini
BSc MBBS PhD MRCP
Cardiology
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About

Dr Abtehale AL-Hussaini is a general and interventional Consultant Cardiologist with an interest in treating coronary disease. In addition, she sub-specialise in spontaneous coronary artery dissection and cardiovascular disease affecting women and pregnant women. As well as this her other interests include cardiovascular disease and HIV.

Dr Al-Hussaini graduated in 2005 from Imperial College London and completed her Cardiology and general medical training in London. Dr Al-Hussaini obtained a BHF grant and the renowned rare disease NIHR fellowship which enabled her to run a research program which aided in the completion of her PhD.  Dr AL-Hussaini now teaches medical students at Imperial College and also postgraduate students sitting membership exams.

She is one of the only UK experts within this field, with an extensive background in leading the UK SCAD registry and the phenotyping study that she continues to contribute to.

Dr Al-Hussaini also works alongside international partners and collaborators to further research, understand the pathophysiology and best management of this condition. This has lead to Dr AL-Hussaini receiving several awards including BHF Professional Hero Award and NIHR Best Research Award for utilising the research to derive best clinical care and services across the UK for patients with SCAD.

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Medical Procedures

  • Cardiac Computerised Tomography (CT)
  • Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention With Or Without Stenting
  • Transthoracic Echocardiography
  • Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR)

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Special Interests

  • Women with cardiac and vascular disease
  • Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD)
  • Aortopathy

Education

Primary Medical Qualification

MB BS 2005 University of London

Specialist Register entry date

Cardiology From 28 May 2015

General (internal) medicine From 28 May 2015

Awards

BHF Professional Hero Award

NIHR Best Research Award for utilising the research to derive best clinical care and services across the UK for patients with SCAD.

NIHR Rare Disease Fellowship