Dr Wajid Hussain completed his undergraduate studies in medicine in 1993 with honours from Birmingham University. His speciality training in general cardiology was undertaken at various specialist cardiac units in London and was followed by research and further training in electrophysiology in London and New York. He is currently a Consultant Cardiac Electrophysiologist at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals.
He has the following positions of responsibility within the trust at Harefield Hospital: director of cardiac catheter labs; chair of the medical staff committee; chair of the cardiology working group and site clinical IT lead.
He is actively involved in quality improvement projects and has an interest in patient involvement in decision making.
Wajid holds a specialist interest in the management of arrhythmias ranging from simple palpitations to complex arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia, with a particular interest in atrial fibrillation and the role of ablation in managing this condition.
He is also actively involved in training and teaching and the appraisal of junior doctors specialising in electrophysiology at the Trust. In addition to that, he regularly teaches final year medical students from Imperial College on the management of arrhythmias.
Actively involved in various local and national research collaborations, Wajid published numerous papers on both basic science topics and clinical electrophysiology. He is also regularly invited to speak at regional, national and international meetings and to provide specialist training in electrophysiology to doctors in developing countries.
MB ChB (1993) - University of Birmingham
MRCP(UK) 1996- Royal College of Physicians (London)