Dr. Syed Sakib Nazir​

Designation: Specialist Interventional Cardiologist
Specialty: Interventional Cardiology
Languages: English, Hindi, Urdu, and Bengali

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Designation: Specialist Interventional Cardiologist
Specialty: Interventional Cardiology
Languages: English, Hindi, Urdu, and Bengali

Core Competencies

  • Procedural skills (Invasive):
    – Expert in primary coronary angioplasty
    – Expert in primary Coronary angioplasty
    – Intracoronary imaging and physiology
    – Rotablation
    – Pacemaker and loop recorder implantation
    – Heart failure device implantation (ICD & CRT)
  • Procedural skills (Non-Invasive):
    – Certified in cardiac CT reporting
    – Transthoracic and trans – esophageal ECHO cardiograph
    – Stress ECHO (Physiological & pharmacological)

Brief Profile

Dr. Sakib Nazir has been working as a Specialist interventional cardiologist for almost 18 years. He has more than 17 years of training and work experience in the UK and was trained in interventional cardiology at the Yorkshire Heart Centre at Leeds General Infirmary, UK.

His first job in Dubai was at Al Zahra Hospital where he successfully completed almost 8 years of service and developed the department as one of the leading providers in cardiac care. Dr. Sakib was working as a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist in West Yorkshire, England before joining Al Zahra Private Hospital Dubai in 2013.

He has a special interest in the following cardiac conditions:

  • Coronary artery disease (Chest pain and myocardial infarction)
  • Heart rhythm disturbance
  • Heart failure and Cardiomyopathies
  • Valve disease
  • Heart disease in patients with diabetes and kidney problems


  • MBBS, MRCP(UK), FRCP(Edin), CESR in Cardiology (UK)

Research & Publications

  • Participated in several international and UK Randomized Clinical Trials
  • Drugs Trials: Antiplatelets, ACE – I, ARBs, Statins and NOACs
  • Procedural Trials: Stents, pacemakers
  • Multiple publications in national and international journals and conferences
  • Syed Sakib Nazir, AHM Waliul Islam, et al. Severe Coronary Spasm after DES implantation, TCTMD, 4th August, 2008
  • Syed Sakib Nazir, AHM Waliul Islam , et al. Unprotected Left Main Stenting following Cardiac Arrest – TCTMD 26th May 2008
  • AHM Waliul Islam, Syed Sakib Nazir, Shams Munwar, et al. Dilated Cardiomyopathy in patient with Dengue Viral Fever: A reversible form of CMP can be diagnosed by Transthoracic Echocardiogram. Bangladesh Heart Journal 2007; 22(2):122-123
  • AHM Waliul Islam, Shams Munwar, Syed Sakib Nazir, et al. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) in Small Vessel Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) in patient with Diabetes Mellitus. Bangladesh Heart Journal 2007;22(2): 70 – 75
  • Shams Munwar, AHM Waliul Islam, Syed Sakib Nazir et al. Study of Intra – aortic Balloon Pump (IABP) as a life saving assist device in patients with cardiogenic shock and cardiac arrest due to VT/VF complicating Acute Myocardial Infarction, Bangladesh Heart Journal 2007; 22(2):76 – 81
  • AHM Waliul Islam, Syed S akib Nazir, Shams Munwar et al. Muscle Bridge: A Common Coronary Anomaly can lead to Ventricular Tachycardia or Complete Heart Block. Bangladesh Heart Journal 21:2:63 – 67, 2006
  • Syed Sakib Nazir, AHM Waliul Islam et al: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention as an Emergence Modality of Treating Patient in Cardiogenic Shock to Improve Morbidity and Mortality. Bangladesh Heart Journal 21:1:50

Nationality: British

Number of Years of Experience: 28 years