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S. Najaf NadeemMBBS, FRCPC, FACC, FCPS, FSCAI

Associate professor

Division of Cardiology , Department of Medicine

Email: najaf.nadeem@nshealth.ca
Phone: 902-473-5769
Fax: 902-473-6293
Mailing Address: 
Division of Cardiology
QEII - Halifax Infirmary (HI) Site
Suite 6896 Halifax Infirmary Building
1796 Summer Street
Halifax, NS B3H 3A7
 
103-TAVI-Nadeem-QEII-Times

Dr. Nadeem instrumental in TAVI procedures at QEII

At the QEII, a multidisciplinary team performs a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) procedure to replace an aortic valve. This procedure is less invasive and allows for faster recovery times and better quality of life immediately following the procedure.

Dr. Najaf Nadeem, cardiologist in the Department of Medicine, is helping to establish this cardiac procedure at the QEII which helps their most at-risk patients whose prior option was only open-heart surgery.

As the procedure continues to prove itself and costs drop, Dr. Nadeem fully expects it to become the surgery of choice.

Read the full story by Zack Metcalfe in the latest edition of the QEII Times, Summer 2017.