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Heartening step for UHL cardiology

first_imgTwitter Updated statement on service disruptions UL Hospitals Group Email 64 patients waiting for beds in UHL Limerick Post Show | Careers & Health Sciences Event for TY Students 53 patients waiting for beds at UHL TAGShealthLimerick City and CountyNewsuniversity hospital limerick Facebook WhatsApp Numbers of Limerick hospital group staff sidelined by COVID-19 reduces by 162 in past 7 days center_img NewsHealthHeartening step for UHL cardiologyBy Bernie English – August 13, 2019 1368 Print Management at most overcrowded and most COVID-hit hospital apologise to patients ‘waiting over 100 hours’ for a bed Advertisement Linkedin Dr Ihsan Ullah, University Hospital Limerick. Picture: Alan Place.CARDIAC patients can take heart that there is even more expertise now available at the UL Hospitals Group with the appointment of Dr Ihsan Ullah as Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at the University Hospital Limerick.Dr Ullah graduated from the University of Peshawar, Pakistan, in 2004, and has been a Member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland since 2010. He began his training at UHL in 2010, and completed the Irish Cardiology Specialist Training Scheme.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Completing his Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at St James’s Hospital Dublin/Trinity College Dublin, Dr Ullah gained significant experience in general cardiology and in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).Prior to taking up his new role at UHL, Dr Ullah was a consultant cardiologist for more than three years, at St James’s Hospital Dublin and University Hospital Limerick.Dr Ullah also worked as a sub-investigator in the Cardiology/Pharmacology Research Department of St James’s Hospital Dublin, publishing his research in peer-reviewed journals, and presenting his findings in national and international meetings.His special interests include complex coronary intervention, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and valvular heart disease. Dr Ullah is also fully trained in devices implantation.The cardiology department at UHL is a modern facility that provides 24-hour cardiac care to patients from Limerick, Clare, North Tipperary, North Kerry and North Cork.Dr Ullah is on a team of six consultants in the department, which provides a range of non-invasive and interventional procedures, including ECG, Echocardiogram, Coronary Angiography, Coronary Angioplasty, Stenting and Advanced Structural Interventions.The Cardiology Department opened in January 2013 and is located in the Critical Care Block. It includes a 16-bed acute cardiac care unit, a step down cardiac facility and a day cardiology unit. UHL is a nationally designated 24/7 Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PPCI) centre for STEMIs. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleGardaí seek help tracing TeresaNext articleMarkets Field and Limerick Civic Trust exhibit a great “Stile” Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. last_img

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