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Dr Afzal Sohaib is a Consultant Cardiologist with a special interest in the management of heart rhythm disorders, such as atrial fibrillation (AF), and causes of palpitations, shortness of breath, and blackouts. He implants pacemakers and defibrillators and performs ablation procedures for heart rhythm disorders.
His NHS practice is at the Bart’s Heart Centre at St Bartholomew's Hospital in London, one of Europe’s largest specialist heart centres, and he is lead for the heart rhythm service at Barking, Havering & Redbridge Unversity Hospitals, one of London's busiest Trusts. He is also an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Bart's and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry.
He graduated from the University College London in 2005 with a distinction and numerous prizes including the Betuel Prize for finishing second in the University of London Gold Medal Examination. After graduating he completed his cardiology training at leading centres in London including Hammersmith Hospital, the Royal Brompton Hospital, and Harefield Hospital.
He was awarded a prestigious Clinical Research Training Fellowship funded by the British Heart Foundation which funded his PhD at Imperial College London. Dr Sohaib’s PhD investigated how pacemakers improve symptoms in heart failure. He has published numerous articles in international peer reviewed scientific journals and regularly speaks at national and international cardiology meetings. He is author of the book "Decoding Cardiac Electrophysiology".
He enjoys teaching and training young aspiring cardiologists. He was President of the British Junior Cardiologists’ Association (BJCA) and was on the Council of the British Cardiovascular Society.
MB BS University College London
PhD Imperial College London
European Society of Cardiology
British Cardiovascular Society
Royal College of Physicians (London)
British Heart Rhythm Society
British Society for Heart Failure
European Heart Rhythm Association
Very thorough assessment of my symptoms and clear explanations of the various findings.
I felt I was taken care of very seriously
Understanding thorough sympathetic feel assured by his advice
I couldn't fault anything about the experience, the doctor was great, as werre all the staff.
Very clear on causes and options. Reassuring.
A pleasing visit.
Dr Sohaib fully explained everything thoroughly and in layman's terms. Very thorough and professional.
Listened attentively to symptoms, explained the tests to be performed and after the tests explained the results clearly and concisely. Very professional and would highly recommend.
Dr. Sohaib has been extremely supportive, listened and answered in detail all my questions, provided a very thorough consultation and explained all my tests results ( ECG, 24 hrs Holter, echocardiogram). He is very professional and I would recommend him to everyone who needs a real good specialist.
I found Dr Sohaib informative, approachable, thorough, and very professional throughout pretreatment, operation, and post operation.
Dr Afzal Sohaib
Thanks for the kind words!
Able to address my concerns
Thorough consultation and approachable manner.
Took plenty of time to go through the options and answer my questions.
Very helpful and informative
Friendly, informative of procedure, able to answer questions clearly and genuinely interested in patient background
I highly recommend Dr Sohaib. I felt his care was exemplary. He has a very pleasant bed side manner, very thorough and made sure I understood everything. He is polite, extremely knowledgeable and carried out all relevant investigations. I will be recommending him to everyone I know.
Dr Afzal Sohaib
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I cannot praise the Harley Street Clinic enough. The care and attention that I received from the nurses and all the other staff was excellent and that includes the food. A very special thank you to Dr. Sohaib for his kindness and efficiency in inserting my pacemaker.
Courteous, well informed and precise.
Dr Sohaib is a well known specialist for heart rhythm disorders. He is loved by his patients and highly regarded by highly regarded by his colleagues. All the patients I have referred to Dr Sohaib were extremely satisfied and most importantly all their problems were sorted.
Dr Afzal Sohaib is an innovative specialist in Electrophysiology who has written textbooks in the field. He is at the cutting edge for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmia including atrial fibrillation. He is dedicated and caring Consultant Cardiologist and I wholeheartedly recommend him.