Dr Steve Shaw is a highly regarded consultant cardiologist and heart failure specialist in Manchester. He runs a tertiary and quaternary level service for patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) in his NHS work at Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester. This is one of the largest and longest established heart failure outpatient services in the country, providing thousands of specialist appointments to Heart Failure patients every year. Dr Shaw is also an expert in managing patients after a heart attack, including those with acute heart failure and cardiogenic shock. He works very closely with cardiothoracic surgeons and intensivists. Together they are responsible for saving the lives of many heart failure patients every year.  

If you have had a heart attack, or you have been diagnosed or concerned that you might have congestive heart failure, an enlarged heart or cardiomyopathy, an appointment with Dr Shaw provides an unparalleled level of expertise. He is very approachable and particularly excels with his ability to communicate, building good rapport with patients even in difficult or worrying circumstances. Dr Shaw is a national expert in the field of heart failure and a regular speaker at national and international conferences on this subject. He has the responsibility for managing the most complex and serious congestive heart failure cases across the entire North West region. He is one of the few recognised UK cardiologists with expertise and training in left ventricular assist devices (LVADs).  He is also an expert in heart transplantation.

Consultant Cardiologist & Heart Failure Specialist in Manchester


Dr Shaw offers private cardiologist appointments from The BMI Alexandra Hospital (Cheshire) and Spire Manchester Hospital (Didsbury)with little or no waiting times. He will accept any private patient with heart related concerns or issues. Suitable patients might be those presenting with symptoms of shortness of breath, chest pain, blackouts, palpitations, dizziness or ankle swelling. He will also see patients concerned about their future risk of heart disease or those who have been told they have an enlarged heart.