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Ahmed, Irfan - consultant interventional radiologist


Consultant profiles

Irfan Ahmed, consultant interventional radiologist



Area of expertise: interventional and diagnostic radiology

Languages spoken: English and Urdu

  • Biography

    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