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Dr Tito Kabir carried out his undergraduate medical training at Guy’s Hospital Medical School, where he was awarded the Hilton dissection medal.

He then completed his PhD in cardiovascular research at University College London Medical School. This PhD was funded as a prestigious British Heart Foundation PhD scholarship and resulted in several publications.

Dr Kabir carried out his specialist interventional cardiology training at Royal Brompton and Hammersmith hospitals. He spent a year as a cardiology interventional trainee at the Le Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland where he continued to develop his skills.

Areas of expertise 

Dr Kabir specialises in percutaneous coronary intervention (coronary stents), carrying out both stable and emergency coronary angioplasty via the radial (wrist) approach.

He has extensive experience in complex coronary intervention including:

  • bifurcation
  • rotablation
  • bypass graft coronary angioplasty.

He also performs angioplasty to chronically occluded coronary arteries where appropriate.

Dr Kabir has expertise in specialist functional and imaging modalities of coronary intervention. This includes intra-coronary pressure wire, intravascular ultrasound and optical coherence tomography assessment of coronary lesions.

Clinical interests

At Harefield Hospital, Dr Kabir actively participates in the primary angioplasty programme and has championed the radial route of access for treating heart attacks. 

He is also developing a renal denervation programme at Harefield Hospital for the treatment of resistant hypertension and has become more involved in the percutaneous aortic valve programme at Harefield Hospital.


Dr Kabir presents at national and international coronary interventional meetings regularly.


  • Transcatheter coil embolization of multiple bilateral congenital coronary artery fistulae. Iglesias JF, Thai HT.
  • Indications for urgent coronary angiography. Part II: Acute coronary syndromes without ST-segment elevation] Iglesias JF, Roguelov C.
  • Indications for urgent coronary angiography. Part I: ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes] Iglesias JF, Roguelov C.
  • Conference Scene: 8th International Congress on Complications During Coronary Interventions: Management and Prevention Interventional Cardiology. Didier Locca †.
  • Treatment of Drug Eluting Restenosis: An Emerging Challenge. Aminian A.
  • Complications of CTO Intervention Managing perforation and dissection. Cardiac Interventions Today, Feb 2009. Adel Aminian, MD.
  • Rescue percutaneous coronary intervention with a clear conscience in 2008? European Cardiology.2008.Volume 4, issue 2.       
  • Back to the future? Developments in postgraduate cardiology training. Cunnington M, Kelly D.
  • Interventional cardiology highlights of the European Society of Cardiology Congress, 2008. Van de Walle S.
  • Vanilloid receptor TRPV1, sensory C-fibers, and vascular autoregulation: a novel mechanism involved in myogenic constriction. Scotland RS, Chauhan S, Davis C, De Felipe C, Hunt S.
  • R643G polymorphism in PECAM-1 influences transendothelial migration of monocytes and is associated with progression of CHD and CHD events. Elrayess MA, Webb KE, Bellingan GJ, Whittall RA.
  • Staurosporine induces endothelial cell apoptosis via focal adhesion kinase dephosphorylation and focal adhesion disassembly independent of focal adhesion kinase proteolysis.
  • Src mediates stimulation by vascular endothelial growth factor of the phosphorylation of focal adhesion kinase at tyrosine 861, and migration and anti-apoptosis in endothelial cells. Abu-Ghazaleh R.

Book chapter

  • The prevention and management of complications during percutaneous coronary intervention. Rodney De Palma, Cristan Roguelov, Adel Aminian, Olivier Muller.

Private patient referral 

If you would like to make an appointment with this specialist for private care, contact the RB&HH Specialist care team