Dr Peter Fahmy
Contacting Dr Peter Fahmy
Dr Peter Fahmy is an Interventional Cardiologist with rooms in Sydney at Bella Vista (Norwest) and Greater Western Sydney (Blue Mountains). If you need a referral and would like to make an appointment, please download the referral form by clicking this link. Once the form has downloaded please print it out and take it to your GP or doctor to complete. You can make your appointment today while waiting for a referral letter from your general practitioner or specialist.
Dr Fahmy’s rooms are located on level 2, Building C, Medical Suite 203, at Norwest Private Hospital, Bella Vista.
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Please remember to bring your cardiology referral letter with you on the first day you see Dr Fahmy.
TAVI (Tranascatheter Aortic Valve Insertion)
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) is sometimes called angioplasty with a stent. PCI is a non-surgical procedure that uses a catheter to place a stent in the heart’s blood vessel that has been narrowed by plaque build-up. Adjunctive imaging is sometimes used to further assist in a coronary intervention such as Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) and Intravascular Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT).
This diagnostic imaging allows Interventional Cardiologists such as Dr Fahmy to see inside a coronary artery in real-time. The sound waves help to explore the blood vessels and assess various conditions. These tests are beyond routine imaging methods available with your GP, such as Coronary Angiography or non-invasive Multislice CT scans. The IVUS and OCT test provide heart specialists with detailed information to diagnose and treat.
Intravascular Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) can add value to angiography as a diagnostic and/or intervention tool for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) guidance.
ASD and PFO closures Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
PFO’s are suspected to be a cause of cryptogenic stroke (a stroke that cannot be linked to a specific cause). Some research suggests there may be a link between PFO’s and migraine headaches.
Atrial septal defect (ASD)
DIschemic Heart disease
Structural Heart Disease (SHD)
- People are born with the disease – i.e. a hole within the chambers of the heart
- They acquire SHD through wear and tear – i.e. a tight or leaky heart valve.
- Slow heartbeat (bradycardia).
- Fast heartbeat (tachycardia).
- Irregular heartbeat (flutter or fibrillation).
- Early heartbeat (premature contraction).