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About Prof Khaled Albouaini

Professor Albouaini's area of practice is hospital cardiology. He is a Consultant Cardiologist and Cath Lab Director at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital and Consultant Cardiologist at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital. Outside of work he enjoys cycling and hiking and has attended the Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital mountain yearly charity hike for the last 10 years.


Professor Albouaini has teaching experience in undergraduate and postgraduate education. He is the founder of an education page ‘Cardiology Cases – UK’ ( which is now the largest of its kind in the world. He is also the Director of 4 national courses: ECG, hands-on pacing course, cardiac catheterisation and the acute cardiology course.


Professor Albouaini's clinical research interests are in complex cardiac pacing.

Published Work

Khand A, Frost F, Grainger R, Fisher M, Chew P, Mullen L, Patel B, Obeidat M, Albouaini K, Dodd J. Identification of high-risk non-ST elevation myocardial infarction at presentation to emergency department. A prospective observational cohort study in North West England. BMJ Open. 2020 Jun 8;10(6):e030128. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030128.

Ding WY, Albouaini K, Modi S. When things are not quite what they seem! BMJ Case Rep. 2018 Oct 27;2018:bcr2018226118. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2018-226118.

Neoh K, Khan JN, Albouaini K, Chenzbraun A. Biventricular mural vegetations without valvular involvement: an unusual presentation of Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis. Echo Res Pract. 2018 Dec 1;5(4):I11-I13. doi: 10.1530/ERP-18-0046.

Chew PG, Frost F, Mullen L, Fisher M, Zadeh H, Grainger R, Albouaini K, Dodd J, Patel B, Velavan P, Kunadian B, Rawat A, Obafemi T, Tong S, Jones J, Khand A. A direct comparison of decision rules for early discharge of suspected acute coronary syndromes in the era of high sensitivity troponin. Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care. 2019 Aug;8(5):421-431. doi: 10.1177/2048872618755369.

Said SM, Saygili E, Rana OR, Genz C, Hahn J, Bali R, Varshney S, Albouaini K, Prondzinsky R, Braun-Dullaeus RC. Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy: What we have Learned in the Last 25 Years? (A Comparative Literature Review). Curr Cardiol Rev. 2016;12(4):297-303. doi: 10.2174/1573403x12666160211125601.

Colville T, Sharma V, Albouaini K. Infective endocarditis in intravenous drug users: a review article. Postgrad Med J. 2016 Feb;92(1084):105-11. doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2015-133648.

Further publications available on


  • Sole author of “Pacemakers” in “Illustrated Guide to Cardiovascular Disease” 2016, ISBN: 978-93-5152-844-9 
  • Sole author of cardiac pacing chapter in “Color Atlas of Clinical Cardiology”, by DeBakey Medical centre 2014
  • Co-author of AICD chapter in “Illustrated Cardiac Pacing”, 2010
  • First author of “Device Therapy” in Oxford Handbook of Chronic Heart Failure, 2008