Dr Allahwala has a keen interest in coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, heart failure management and arrhythmias.

In addition to Dr Allahwala’s clinical expertise, he has a strong background in research having published more than 30 peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters. he is also currently completing his doctoral studies from the University of Sydney in chronic total occlusion (CTOs) and complex coronary artery disease.

Latest Research

Growing new arteries – an alternative for stent or bypass surgery.

Dr Allahwala found through pilot studies that some patients with a CTO can develop and mature new arteries, called collaterals. These collaterals supply the heart muscle with blood and oxygen, thereby preventing a heart attack. The reasons and mechanisms why some people can develop new arteries and others can’t is unclear. The effect collaterals have on blood pressure and flow within the coronary vessels is also unknown. 

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