East Midlands Region / Cardiology


Dr Iftikhar Fazal


Consultant Cardiologist


Claire Farrar
0115 871 8434 or 0115 966 2135





Dr Fazal specialises in all aspects of general cardiology including investigation and management of breathlessness, chest pain, palpitations, blackouts, dizziness & fainting.

His sub-specialist interests are heart failure, rhythm abnormalities, blackouts, and pacemakers/ICDs.

Procedures performed: Pacemakers, ICD, CRT-D implantation, cardiac catheterisation (angiogram – via wrist), Echocardiograms, ECG, ECG monitors, loop recorder implants, shock therapy for AF, risk stratification of sudden cardiac death.

Dr Fazal grew up in Nottingham, graduated from Birmingham University and worked in Birmingham, Newcastle and Nottingham prior to starting cardiology specialist training in Newcastle and Middlesbrough. He completed a period of research in remote monitoring of pacemakers and defibrillators at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Sub specialist training at Freeman Hospital in advanced heart failure, cardiac transplant assessment, rhythm disorders, and complex device therapy for heart failure (pacemakers, ICD, CRT-D).

Procedures & Sub-specialties

  • Heart failure & breathlessness

  • Angina & heart valve disease

  • AF

  • Palpitations

  • Blackouts

  • Pacemakers & defibrillators

  • Risk

  • Hypertension

Clinic locations and times

  • Spire Nottingham Hospital
    Mondays 14.00-19:00, Weds 18:00-20:00, Thurs 17:30-19:30, Saturday 09:00-12:00

  • BMI The Park Hospital
    Fridays 15.00 - 18.00, Saturdays 10.00 - 13.00

  • The Nottingham Road Clinic
    By appointment

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Dr Fazal outlines the common causes of shortness of breath, when you should see a doctor and seek specialist assessment as well as possible tests for breathlessness related to heart problems.