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Dr.Mehmood Butt is Head of the Cardiovascular department, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at King’s College Hospital Dubai, Professor of Cardiology at Gulf Medical University (UAE), and Clinical Professor of Preventive Cardiology at the University of South Wales (UK).

Dr. Mehmood Butt received his Post graduate training in Birmingham, South Wales, and Oxford, UK. He is a CCT-certified specialist from the General Medical Council in Cardiovascular Medicine and Interventional Cardiology. He carries nearly 25 years of experience in cardiac disease management whilst working at world-renowned hospitals such as John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford and University Hospital Wales, Cardiff. Whilst he has performed thousands of heart Procedures during his career, he has a special interest in treating patients with multiple blockages, severe calcification of coronary arteries, patients who declined Bypass surgery, and those looking for a stent as an option, or patients too sick for Cardiac Surgery. He is one of the leading UAE experts in the use of state-of-the-art techniques such as Coronary Shockwave Therapy and Orbital Atherectomy. He also has a keen interest in structural interventions such as TAVI/TAVR and PFO closure.

He is published widely in international scientific journals and is also a Professor of Cardiology at Gulf Medical University (UAE). In addition, he is a Clinical Professor of Preventive Cardiology at the University of South Wales (UK) where he tutors MSc courses to cardiology training doctors.

He specializes in:

  • Radial-based approach (same-day discharge) for Cardiac Cath procedures
  • Multi-vessel disease management in patients where Bypass is turned down or declined.
  • Intravascular lithotripsy or Shockwave therapy- Introduced at Kings College Hospital Dubai (Video Below)
  • Orbital atherectomy for severe calcification in coronary artery
  • Rotational Atherectomy for complex disease
  • Implantation of complex cardiac devices such as pacemakers and ICDs


• FCRP – Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
• FESC – European Society of Cardiology
• CCT – General Medical Council, UK
• KBA – British Cardiovascular Society, UK
• MD – University of Birmingham, UK
• MRCP – Royal College of Physicians of London, UK

Academic Interests

• Dr Butt’s findings regarding Cardiac problems in sleep apnea patients was widely published and commended in international Media.
• He has Oxford book of hypertension chapters to his credits.
• He is a Tutor for Master’s Course at University of South Wales
• Dr Butt is a peer reviewer for international Journals such as Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, Journal of Human Hypertension and Thrombosis Research.
• He is a faculty member for several International Scientific Conferences.

Professional Memberships/Affiliations

• General Medical Council (GMC)
• British Cardiovascular Society (BCS)
• British Cardiovascular Intervention Society (BCIS)
• Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCP)
• American Heart Association (AHA)
• European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
• European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Intervention (EAPCI)
• Member of European council of Hypertension


Angiogram Procedure in Dubai with Dr Mehmood Butt – Real Patient Journey

Dr Mehmood Butt demonstrates innovative Shockwave Therapy for coronary heart disease at King’s

Dr Mehmood Butt demonstrates Coronary Orbital Atherectomy for treating severely calcified at King’s 


  1. Abushahba GA, Abujalala S, Butt MS. Treatment of Distal Left Anterior Descending Artery Perforation with Fat Embolization. Heart Views. 2016;17:159-163.
  2. Kinnaird T, Yazji K, Thornhill L, Butt M, Ossei-Gerning N, Choudhury A, Mitra R, Anderson R. Early clinical Experience with a polymer-free Biolimus A9 drug-coated stent in DES-type patients who are poor candidates for prolonged dual anti-platelet therapy. PLOS ONE. 2016:11(6):e0157812
  3. Kinnaird T, Yazji K, Thornhill L, Butt M, Ossei-Gerning N, Choudhury A, Mitra R, Anderson R. Post-Procedural Bivalirudin Infusion Following Primary PCI to Reduce Stent Thrombosis. J Interv Cardiol. 2016;29:129-136.
  4. Shantsila A, Shantsila E, Butt M, Khair OA, Dwivedi G, Lip GY. Ventricular- arterial coupling in obstructive sleep apnea. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2014;8:624- 629
  5. Shantsila A, Dwivedi G, Shantsila E, Butt M, Beevers DG, Lip GY. A comprehensive assessment of cardiac structure and function in patients with treated malignant phase hypertension: The West Birmingham Malignant Hypertension project. Int J Cardiol. 2013;167:67-72.
  6. Butt M, Dwivedi G, Shantsila A, Khair OA, Lip GY. Left Ventricular Systolic and Diastolic Function in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Impact of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Therapy. Circ Heart Fail 2012;5:226-233
  7. Butt M, Khair OA, Dwivedi G, Shantsila A, Shantsila E, Lip GY. Myocardial perfusion by myocardial contrast echocardiography and endothelial dysfunction in obstructive sleep apnea. 2011;58:417-724
  8. Shantsila A, Dwivedi G, Shantsila E, Butt M, Beevers DG, Lip GY. Persistent macrovascular and microvascular dysfunction in patients with malignant hypertension. 2011;57:490-496.
  9. Butt M, Dwivedi G, Blann A, Khair O, Lip GY. Endothelial Dysfunction: Methods of Assessment & Implications for Cardiovascular Diseases. Curr Pharm Des. 2010;16:3442-54
  10. Butt M, Dwivedi G, Khair O, Lip GY. Obstructive sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease. Int J Cardiol. 2010;139:7-16
  11. Butt M, Dwivedi G, Khair O, Lip GY. Assessment of endothelial function: implications for hypertension and cardiovascular disorders. Expert Rev Cardiovasc. Ther. 2009;7:561-563
  12. Siddique A, Butt M, Shantsila E, Lip GYH. New antiplatelet drugs: beyond Aspirin and Clopidogrel . Int J Clin Pract. 2009; 63: 776-789.
  13. Butt M, Connolly D, Lip GYH. Drug-eluting stents: a comprehensive appraisal. Future Cardiology. 2009; 5: 141-157.
  14. Butt MS, Sultan MT, Butt M, Iqbal J. Garlic: nature’s protection against physiological threats. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2009;49:538-551.
  15. Krishnamoorthy S, Butt M, Lip GY. Asymptomatic hypoxia in a young pregnant lady – Unusual presentation of atrial septal defect. Int J Cardiol. 2010;143:e34-6.
  16. Butt M, Lip GY. The Endothelium, Arterial Stiffness, and von Willebrand Factor Levels in Hypertensive Women: Effects of Ethnicity. Am J Hypertens. 2008;21:1275-1276.
  17. Lip GY, Butt M. Gender and the response to blood pressure-lowering treatment. Eur Heart J. 2008;29:2585-2586.
  18. Pusulari BB, Akbar RA, Butt M, ul Haq SM. Hypocalcemia with bony metastases in prostate cancer. J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad. 2008;20:138-139
  19. Moeen ul Haq S, Butt M, Ali R, Bhattacharya A. Destroying myths. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2008; 25: 339
  20. Butt M, Jowett NI, Haq SM. Deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis in medical inpatients: an audit based discussion. Clin Med. 2007;7: 418-419
  21. Butt M, Haq Cancer related fatigue during the cancer journey. European journal of Palliative care. 2007;14: 96-102
  22. Sadiq-Butt M, Tahir-nadeem M, Khan MK, Shabir R, Butt MS. Oat: unique among the cereals. Eur J Nutr 2008; 47: 68–79


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