Imperial College London

Dr Mahim Irfan Qureshi

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Honorary Clinical Research Fellow







4 NorthCharing Cross HospitalCharing Cross Campus




Recent Awards

2018: 2ndPrize: Young Vascular Surgeon Award ESCVS

2018: New York Venous Symposium Fellowship

2017: New York Venous Symposium Fellowship 

2016: UK Stroke Forum Prize for Translational Research

2016: First Prize: London Surgical Symposium 

2015: Imperial Private Healthcare Research Grant

2015: Mason Medical Research Award

2015: VS Fellowship

2015: Graham-Dixon Prize for Cardiovascular Surgery

2015: Graham-Dixon Charitable Trust Research Award

2014: Royal College of Surgeons & Dunhill Medical Trust Fellowship

2014: Rosetrees Trust Research Award

2014: Graham-Dixon Charitable Trust Research Award

2013: Circulation Foundation Surgeon Scientist Award

2013: Graham-Dixon Charitable Trust Research Award

Selected publications

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Thromboprophylaxis for superficial venous intervention.

Qureshi MI, Davies AH.

Phlebology. 2015 Jul; pii: 0268355515594502.


Temporal trends in the safety of asymptomatic carotid endarterectomy.

Munster A, Franchini A, Qureshi MI, Thapar A, Davies AH.

Neurology. 2015 Jun; pii: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000001781.


The role of cost-effectiveness for vascular surgery service provision in the UK.

Mandavia R, Dharmarajah B, Qureshi MI, Davies AH. 

J Vasc Surg. 2015 May;61(5):1331-1339. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2015.01.034.


The safety of carotid intervention post-thrombolysis.

Mandavia R, Qureshi MI, Dharmarajah B, Davies AH.

Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2014 Nov;48(5):505-12. doi: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2014.08.012.


A study to evaluate patterns of superficial venous reflux in primary chronic venous disease.

Qureshi MI, Gohel M, Wing L, Macdonald A, Lim CS, Ellis M, Franklin IJ, Davies AH.

Phlebology. 2014 Jun 9. pii: 0268355514536384.


Patterns of short saphenous vein incompetence.

Qureshi MI, Lane TRA, Moore HM, Franklin IJ, Davies AH.  

Phlebology. 2013 Mar;28 Suppl 1:47-50. doi: 10.1177/0268355513477064.


The descending or saphenocentric theory of superficial venous insufficiency.

Shepherd A, Qureshi MI, Davies AH.

Phlebolegie-Annales Vasculaires. 2011; 64:16-18


Supervised exercise in intermittent claudication: a sedentary notion?

Shalhoub J, Qureshi MI, Davies AH.

Vascular. 2009 Mar a?? Apr; 17(2):66-73

Current Research

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Arterial Metabonomics

BRUITS: Biomarker Research in Thromboembolic Stroke. UPLC-MS and NMR analysis of serum, urine and tissue to yield biomarkers of high-risk carotid atherosclerosis. Recruitment complete, sample analysis in progress. 

MEASURE AAA: Metabonomic Analysis of Serum & Urine to Evaluate Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms. UPLC-MS and NMR analysis of serum and urine to determine biomarkers indicated AAA presence and size. Recruitment in progress. 

Metaboplasty: The impact of angioplasty on the metabolic phenotype of claudicants. Recruitment complete. 

M-BRACE: Metabolic Biomarker Responses in Acute Cerebral Events. Determination of biomarkers of acute ischaemic stroke and intracranial haemorrhage. Funding applications in progress. 


The Origins of Venous Reflux