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Dr Afzal Sohaib
Dr Afzal Sohaib
MBBS, MRCP, PhD, ECES
Cardiology
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SUBSPECIALTIES

Electrophysiology

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General Medical Council: 6129361

LANGUAGES

english, urdu

About

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.

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Medical Procedures

  • Biventricular pacemaker implantation
  • Defibrillator implantation
  • Pacemaker Implantation
  • AF ablation
  • Electrophysiology studies
  • Ablation for supraventricular tachycardia 

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Education

MB BS University College London

MRCP London

PhD Imperial College London


Memberships:

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

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5.0

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Very professional
Patient seen for:Preexisting condition
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12-02-2020
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Thorough consultation and approachable manner.
Patient seen for:PalpitationsDizziness
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12-02-2020
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Took plenty of time to go through the options and answer my questions.
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25-11-2019
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Very helpful and informative
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13-11-2019
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Friendly, informative of procedure, able to answer questions clearly and genuinely interested in patient background
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16-10-2019
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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.
Patient seen for:pericarditis
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08-10-2019
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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.
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20-08-2019
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Excellent
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23-07-2019
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Courteous, well informed and precise.
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17-07-2019
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