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Roshan-Zamir, Shahbaz - consultant physician, general medicine and geriatrician


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Shahbaz Roshan


Tel: 020 7188 2515/2086


Area of expertise: general medicine, acute and general geriatric medicine, frailty, falls, syncope, cardiovascular disease and in particular heart failure and valve disease in older patients, and echocardiography.

  • Biography

    Shahbaz Roshan-Zamir qualified from Guy’s, King’s & St Thomas’ Medical School in 2006 and was appointed as a Consultant Physician and Geriatrician in the Department of Ageing & Health at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in 2017. 

    Shahbaz has broad experience and training in both geriatric and general medicine. He has a special interest in cardiovascular diseases, and in particular heart failure and valve disease in older people. He has training in cardiology, and has publications related to this field. 

    He is fully trained as an echocardiographer, and is accredited to the British Society of Echocardiography, having performed echocardiograms since 1998. 

    As a consultant physician at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital, Shahbaz has helped develop the Cardiology for Older Persons Service (COPS). He also manages the Frailty Service, provides care for inpatients and undertakes weekly outpatient clinic work (Heart Failure, COPS and Comprehensive Geriatric Assessments).

    He is an active senior committee member and Treasurer of Cardiovascular Section of the British Geriatrics Society. He organises and chairs national meetings related to cardiovascular diseases in the older population.

  • Specialist interests

    • Acute geriatrics
    • frailty
    • comprehensive assessment of older people
    • cardiovascular diseases and heart failure in older people
    • echocardiography (fully accredited to the British Society of Echocardiography (BSE) since 2001)
    • undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.
  • Research interests

    • Cardiovascular disease in older patients