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Areas of Expertise
Dr Khamis performs a range of treatments, including:
- Coronary angiography
- Coronary angioplasty
- Single and double chamber pacemaker insertion
- Cardiac coronary CT scanning
- Optical coherence tomography
- 24 tape monitoring
- 24 hour blood pressure monitor
- Exercise tolerance testing
- Dobutamine stress echocardiography
- Full CardioPulmonary exercise testing
- Tilt table testing
- Interventional cardiology
- Cardiovascular risk assessment
Some of the conditions he commonly treats are:
- Coronary artery disease
- High cholesterol
- Valve disease
- Palpitations and fainting
- Those at high-risk of heart disease
Dr Ramzi Khamis, MB ChB (Bristol) MRCP PhD FES, qualified in Bristol, in 2000, and underwent extensive training in leading UK institutions.
He undertook most of his senior house officer training as part of the Barts and the Royal London rotation. He then completed his specialist and subspecialist training at Imperial College and its affiliated hospitals.He was awarded his consultant level accreditation in both general medicine and cardiology from the Royal College Of Physicians, and PhD from Imperial college London, in 2014.
He was awarded and completed a highly competitive Academic Clinical Fellowship in Cardiology, encompassing both clinical and academic training which was funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) at the National Heart and Lung Institute. He was awarded competitive fellowships in interventional cardiology at the Hammersmith Hospital, London in 2009-10 and again in, 2013-14.
He was also awarded a Wellcome Trust/ GSK Clinical Research Fellowship in translational medicine, undertaking his PhD under the supervision of Profs Haskard and Matthews.
Dr Khamis sits on international cardiology journal editorial and international cardiology meeting boards, and is regularly invited to speak in national and international forums on research, training and public health aspects for cardiovascular medicine.
Dr Khamis enjoys clinical teaching, and regularly partakes in teaching for the MRCP PACES examination, as well as tutoring undergraduates for final year examinations. He also taught physiology at Bristol University as a tutor in 2002 and is also the cardiology clinical lead for communications at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
Research and Awards
His research interests include the development of a multimodality imaging strategy for the detection of vulnerable plaque in atherosclerosis; developing novel biomarkers in cardiovascular risk assessment and the understanding the role of antibodies in atherosclerosis.
In 2014, Dr Khamis was the winner of the British Cardiovascular Society Young Research Worker of the Year Award and a finalist at the American College of Cardiology Young Investigator of the Year Award. He was also British Atherosclerosis Society Young Investigator of the Year finalist 2013 and the winner of the British Atherosclerosis Binks travel award (Harvard Medical School) 2013.
Get to know Dr Khamis
Dr Khamis speaks English, Arabic and French.