Dr Shakeel Ahmad

Dr Shakeel Ahmad

General (internal) medicine, Geriatric medicine 04310756

  • Fee assured
  • Not in Open Referral network
Fee assured
Not in Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Stroke medicine


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

I obtained my bachelor degree in Medicine and Surgery from Leeds University and then became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians in 2001 and a Fellow in 2013.

I spent 3 years as a clinical lecturer in stroke medicine at Kings College Hospital London, where I undertook hyperacute stroke training, obtaining a CCT in Stroke Medicine.

In 2009 I was appointed as a Consultant Stroke Physician in Cardiff & Vale University Health Board, where I have taken the lead to develop daily TIA clinics, early supportive discharge (ESD) and mechanical thrombectomy service for stroke patients

In 2015, I completed the one year Improvement Advisor Professional Development Program at the Institute For Health Improvement (IHI) Boston, USA

In 2017, I was appointed as the Associate Medical Director for neurosciences in the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee that commissioned mechanical thrombectomy.

In 2019, I was awarded the Professional Excellence award by the Stroke Association & a national team excellence award from the Welsh Stroke Conference

In 2020, I was appointed as the National Clinical Lead for Stroke in Wales.

Areas of interest

Stroke; Stroke Prevention; Transient Ischaemic Attack; TIA; Mini stroke;
Hyperacute stroke care; Mechanical clot retrieval;
Stroke rehabilitation; Neuro rehabilitation;
Falls & Funny turns;
Geriatric Medicine;
Acute & General Medicine

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