Dr. Lakhani is a consultant cardiologist at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, with responsibilities as Site Chief for the cardiac programme at the Sturgeon Hospital. He is a graduate of Leeds University school of Medicine, where he was a Clinical lecturer and involved with some of the early British trials in the use of Beta Blockers in post MI patients. On completing his postgraduate training in Medicine and Cardiology at the University of Alberta he spent a year as a Heritage Fund sponsored Research Fellow in Cardiology at the U of A working on post MI strategies to reduce Infarct size, before assuming consultant responsibilities.
Zaheer continues to be involved in CME sessions for Family Doctors locally, and for many years has regularly volunteered as an External Examiner for Medical Schools in East Africa (where he spent a years sabbatical in the late 90’s) as well as an examiner for the MRCP Diploma in the UK. He is an avid Rotarian who was appointed to the Order of Canada for his voluntary work locally and Nationally.