Dr Shahed Islam

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Islam offers private consultations at The Berkshire Clinic in person and through remote video technology at the convenience of patients.

His NHS appointment is at the Royal Berkshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

He consults patients with wide range of adult cardiac conditions. These include patients with chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, hypertension, hyperlipidaemia, valvular heart disease, heart muscle disease and pre-operative assessment prior to non-cardiac surgery.

Dr Islam obtained his primary medical qualification (MBBS) with Merit from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’s School of Medicine in 2008, followed by an award of the membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), London in 2012.

He has over 10yrs experience in cardiology training across some of best centres in the UK including the Barts Heart Centre in London and the Essex Cardiothoracic Centre in Essex. He had dedicated fellowship in all aspects of coronary intervention and heart function impairment. In addition, he also performs non-invasive imaging using echocardiography and implantation permanent pacemaker systems.

Dr Islam has academic interest in cardiovascular medicine having pursued 2 years of full-time clinical research, for which he was awarded MD (Res) in 2015. He published in several peer reviewed journals.

He is particularly interested in post-resuscitation care for cardiac arrest survivors and cardiac rehabilitation following a heart attack.

He is the current Clinical Lead for Cardiac Rehabilitation at the Royal Berkshire Hospital.