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Dr Steve Shaw
Dr Steve Shaw
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Dr Steve Shaw is a Consultant Cardiologist and Heart Failure Specialist based in Manchester, UK. Following his initial graduation from The University of Manchester in 1999, he later returned to complete his PhD in Medical Research in 2006 and was awarded the Ellen Mitchell Memorial Medal for Postgraduate Student of the Year. He gained vital experience and training from Wythenshawe Hospital which is renowned for one of the largest heart failure units within the UK.

Dr Shaw is still heavily involved with The University of Manchester and is a current Honorary Senior Lecturer, examiner and supervisor to MD and PhD students. Today he is regarded as an international expert in Advanced Heart Failure and is the leading heart transplant and ventricular assist device cardiologist across North West England.

He is able to manage all common cardiovascular complaints including the management of high blood pressure, palpitations, and shortness of breath, blackouts, chest pain and the assessment of cardiovascular risk. He has a specialist interest in heart failure, cardiomyopathy, ventricular assist devices, transplantation and right heart catheterisation. He is an expert in ventricular assist devices and transplants.

Outside of work he is a very keen golfer and has a handicap of 7

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Medical Procedures

  • BNP
  • Cardiac Catheterisation 
  • Ambulatory ECG and Blood pressure monitoring 
  • Cardiac imaging
  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Tests
  • LVADs


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Special Interests

  • Heart Failure
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Advanced Heart Failure
  • Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
  • Ventricular Assist Devices
  • Cardiac Transplantation


  • MBChB / University of Manchester / 1999 Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
  • MRCP / Royal College of Physicians (Edin) / 2003 Member of Royal College of Physicians
  • PhD / University of Manchester / 2011 Doctorate of Medical Research