Ahmed, Irfan - consultant interventional radiologist


Consultant profiles

Dr Irfan Ahmed, consultant interventional radiologist


Secretary: Steven Trowbridge
Email: steven.trowbridge1@gstt.nhs.uk
Tel: 020 7188 5550

Area of expertise: interventional and diagnostic radiology

Languages spoken: English and Urdu

  • Biography

    Mr Irfan Ahmed qualified in 2000 from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Medical School. After completing basic medical and then radiology training, he did a fellowship in interventional radiology at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals followed by a fellowship at Barts and the London NHS Trust and an honorary fellowship at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

    He was appointed as a consultant interventional radiologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in 2009.

  • Education and training

    • FRCR - Royal College of Radiologists 2006
    • MRCP - Royal College of Physicians London 2003
    • MBBS - Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Medical School 2000
    • BSc (Hons) Biochemistry & Basic Medical Science 1997
  • Specialist interests

    • uterine artery Eembolisation for fibroid symptoms and adenomyosis
    • urological interventions
    • arterial and Venous disease
    • prostate Artery Embolisation
    • vascular access in adults and children.
  • Research interests

    • FEMME trial – Uterine artery embolization for fibroid symptoms vs myomectomy
    • UK ROPE study on prostate artery embolisation
    • Lutonix registry for drug eluting balloons in peripheral arterial occlusive disease
    • VIVO-EU Zilver Vena registry for venous obstructive disease.
  • Awards

    • Best Educational Poster – British Society of Interventional Radiologists 2008
    • Pfizer Prize – Elective research essay on breast feeding in the developing world 1999
    • British Medical and Dental Elective Trust Prize 1999
    • Distinction in Basic Medical Sciences - Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Medical School 1994