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.
He works at the Bart’s Heart Centre at St Bartholomew's Hospital in London, one of Europe’s largest specialist heart centres, and King George Hospital, Ilford. He is also an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Bart's and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry. He performs procedures privately at The Harley Street Clinic, St Bartholomew's Hospital, and The Wellington Hospital.
He graduated from the University College London in 2005 and won the Betuel Prize for finishing in second place 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 over 40 scientific 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