Haq, Dr Iftikhar Ul

Dr Iftikhar Ul HaqConsultant Cardiologist

  • Consultant Cardiologist
  • Tel: RVI – 0191 282 4268; Freeman – 0191 213 7164
  • GMC Code: 3290112
  • Qualifications: MB ChB, MBA, MD, FRCP
  • Special Interests

    Primary and secondary prevention of coronary disease including risk factor modification; Stable angina (Clinical Lead for Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic); Management of acute coronary syndromes; Cardiac nuclear medicine (Clinical Lead at RVI); Medical education.

  • Biography

    I went to Manchester University Medical School, and subsequently underwent  specialised cardiology training in Nottingham and Sheffield. I was appointed to my current position in Newcastle in May 2001.

    I was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine in 2001 for work on preventing coronary events with statins. I am currently conducting a large research project in collaboration with Oxford looking at the effects of increasing HDL (‘good cholesterol’).

    I am currently a senior member of the Trust education team with an interest in quality and patient safety. I am a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, and member of the British Cardiovascular and British Nuclear Cardiology Societies.

  • Directorate


  • Hospital Base

    Royal Victoria Infirmary

  • Clinics Provided

    General Cardiology Clinics (twice per week)

    Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic (daily)

    Heart Failure clinic

  • Name of Secretary
    Linda Rochford (RVI) and Julie Geddes (Freeman)
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