Muhammad Abdul Rahman Sikandar 

Dr. Muhammad Abdul Rahman Sikandar  Specialist Cardiologist

Years of Experience: 15

Nationality: Pakistani

Languages Known: English, Urdu, Hindi

Qualification: MBBS, FCPS Cardiology, Diplomate Board of Echocardiography

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Dr. Muhammad Abdul Rahman Sikandar is a highly qualified and experienced cardiologist, dedicated to providing exceptional patient care. With extensive international exposure, Dr. Sikandar possesses expertise in all major branches of cardiology, including both interventional and non-interventional procedures.

Dr. Sikandar’s foundation in cardiology was established through a rigorous five-year training program. This program comprised two years of internal medicine training followed by three years dedicated to adult cardiology. Throughout this period, he gained invaluable hands-on experience in various departments, such as the cardiac catheterization laboratory, echocardiography department, cardiac emergency department, coronary care unit management, exercise treadmill department, and nuclear cardiology department. These rotations equipped him with comprehensive skills to manage a wide range of cardiac conditions, including ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI), heart failure, arrhythmias, heart blocks, pericardial effusion, valvular heart disease, congenital heart disease, and post-cardiac surgery complications.

Distinguishing himself further, Dr. Sikandar pursued a second fellowship in echocardiography, specializing in both transesophageal and stress echocardiography. Additionally, he obtained the prestigious Diplomate Board of Echocardiography qualification from the USA, showcasing his commitment to excellence in this field.

In his most recent role as Senior Registrar, Dr. Sikandar independently performed coronary angiography and primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). He also assumed leadership responsibilities as the in-charge of the echocardiography department and led the emergency department team during on-call shifts. These experiences underscore his leadership qualities and unwavering dedication to patient well-being.His areas of expertise include,

  1. Angiography: Proficient in performing diagnostic angiography procedures to visualize blood vessels and identify blockages or abnormalities in the cardiovascular system.
  2. Angioplasty: Skilled in performing angioplasty procedures to restore blood flow in blocked or narrowed arteries, utilizing techniques such as balloon angioplasty and stent placement.
  3. Transthoracic Echocardiography: Experienced in conducting transthoracic echocardiograms to assess heart structure and function using ultrasound imaging from outside the chest.
  4. Transesophageal Echocardiography: Specialized in transesophageal echocardiography, employing a probe inserted into the esophagus to obtain detailed images of the heart’s structure and function.
  5. Electrocardiography (ECG): Proficient in interpreting electrocardiograms to diagnose heart conditions by analyzing the heart’s electrical activity.
  6. Preventive Cardiology:
    • Ischemic Heart Disease Management: Expertise in preventing and managing ischemic heart disease, including coronary artery disease and heart attacks.
    • Arrhythmia Management: Skilled in diagnosing and managing various types of heart rhythm abnormalities.
    • Valvular Heart Disease Management: Experienced in diagnosing and managing conditions affecting the heart valves.
    • Congenital Heart Disease Management: Knowledgeable in diagnosing and managing congenital heart defects present at birth.
    • Diabetes Management: Specialized in managing cardiovascular risk factors associated with diabetes mellitus.
    • Hypertension Management: Proficient in diagnosing and managing high blood pressure to prevent cardiovascular complications.
    • Dyslipidemia Management: Expertise in managing abnormal lipid levels to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
  7. Stress Echocardiography: Skilled in performing stress echocardiograms to assess heart function and detect abnormalities under conditions of physical stress.
  8. Coronary Angiography: Proficient in performing coronary angiograms to visualize the coronary arteries and identify blockages or narrowing that may cause heart disease.
  9. Pericardiocentesis: Experienced in performing pericardiocentesis procedures to drain fluid from the pericardial sac surrounding the heart, relieving symptoms of pericardial effusion.

Research & Publications

  • Low HDL Level in Patients Presenting with Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Resting Global Longitudinal Strain as a Noninvasive Diagnostic Tool in Predicting Coronary Artery Disease in Patients with Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction and Normal Left Ventricular Systolic Function on Echocardiography


  • MBBS, FCPS Cardiology, Diplomate Board of Echocardiography


  • Pakistan Medical and Dental Council: No. 43447-P.
  • General Medical Council UK: No. 6136322 (Inactive).


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