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Dr Tariq Azeem

Consultant Cardiologist
Based in: Burton, Derby

GMC registration 4276225

Dr Azeem is the leading interventional cardiologist at Royal Derby Hospital. He has vast experience in cardiology and have been regularly treating patients with various heart problems such as chest pain, palpitation, dizziness, blackouts, breathlessness, high blood pressure and raised cholesterol. He will also see patients who are concerned about their general cardiac health but have no symptoms.

Dr Azeem has been the head of the cardiology department and led it through the crucial phase of development and expansion that has resulted in it being recognized nationally as a “Heart Attack Centre”.

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Specialist Services

Areas of expertise

  • Interventional cardiology
  • Coronary Angioplasty & Stenting (PCI)
  • Complex procedures requiring Rotabaltion
  • Chronic Total Occlusion PCI
  • Intravascular ultrasound and Intravascular OCT
  • Hypertension: Drug resistant & Secondary

Services provided

Dr Azeem regularly carries out and report the following cardiac investigations:

  • Echocardiogram (ECG)
  • Echocardiogram
  • Exercise ECG (Treadmill Exercise Testing)
  • 24 hour ECG (Ambulatory ECG monitoring)
  • Prolonged ECG Monitoring (Cardiac event recorder or Spider Flash)
  • 24 hours Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Tilt Table Testing for patients suffering from dizziness
  • Procedures:
  • Diagnostic Coronary Angiography (Preferably via Radial Route as it is more patient friendly)
  • Coronary Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Rotablation (drilling of hard coronary arteries)
  • Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS guide PCI)
  • Right and Left Heart catheterisation

Clinic times

Specialist interests

  • Hypertension
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Heart Valve diseases
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • General Cardiology

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Urdu
  • Punjabi
  • Hindi

Insurers registered with

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


Dr Tariq Azeem does not hold a share or financial interest in Derby Private Health.

Dr Tariq Azeem does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at Derby Private Health.

Dr Tariq Azeem does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at Derby Private Health.

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