Dr Afzal Sohaib, is a renowned Consultant Cardiologist working at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London. He has a breadth of experience in working with the management of heart rhythm disorders (atrial fibrillation, etc), shortness of breath issues, the causes of heart palpitations, and blackouts. Additionally, he is able to implant pacemakers and defibrillators, and performs ablations procedures for patients with heart rhythm disorders.
Dr Sohaib has an NHS practice within St. Bartholomew’s, one of Europe’s largest specialist heart centres. He is also the Clinical Lead for the heart rhythm service in Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals. He also contributes to the education of future doctors by holding the position of Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Bart’s and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry.
He graduated from his degree in 2005 from University College London, he graduated with a distinction and several prizes including the Betuel Prize for finishing second in the Gold Medal Examination. He then went on to do his Higher Specialist Training in cardiology at well-renowned centres in London.
Following this he was awarded a highly respectable Clinical training Fellowship at Imperial College London funded by the British Heart Foundation. His research examined how pacemakers improve the symptoms of heart failure. Dr Sohaib has an impressive publication history with the publication of numerous peer-reviewed papers, he has also been regularly invited to discuss his findings at cardiology conferences around the world. He has also published a book titled "Decoding Cardiac Electrophysiology".
He holds the position of President of the British Junior Cardiologist’s Association (BJCA) and was previously on the council of the British Cardivascular Society. His website can be found here www.drafzalsohaib.co.uk.