Dr Afzal Sohaib

Dr Afzal Sohaib

MBBS, BSc (Hons), MRCP, PhD, ECES

Cardiology

Recommended by 8 specialists
16 years of experience
4 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.99

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5

Explanation

4.99

Top feedback

“Had a great experience with Dr Sohaib. He did a thorough investigation of the symptoms I had experienced and I felt very reassured by his diagnosis. He explained in detail why he had come to the conclusion he made and it helped a great deal to see the data alongside this diagnosis. “
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Subspecialties

  • Electrophysiology
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Preventative Cardiology
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Urdu
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6129361
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £180

    Practices worked at

    The Princess Grace Hospital

    42-52 Nottingham Place, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5NY
    2,034 reviews

    The Harley Street Clinic

    35 Weymouth Street, london, United Kingdom, W1G 8BJ
    1,648 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    17:00 - 19:00 | 14:00 - 16:00
    Tue
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    About

     Dr Afzal Sohaib is a leading 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 Clincal 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. You can learn more about his practice on www.drafzalsohaib.co.uk.

    It is important that HCA is transparent about our relationship with those doctors who provide us with clinical guidance on delivering the best possible care to patients and operating our hospitals safely and efficiently. We set out here some of the ways in which we work together and the amount we pay this doctor for such services.

    Procedures

    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • Echocardiogram
    • Catheter Ablation
    • CT Coronary Angiogram
    • Cardioversion
    • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
    • Bubble Contrast Echocardiography
    • Calcium Coronary Score
    • Cardiac CT
    • Cardiac Generator Replacement
    • Cardiac MRI
    • Cardiac Pacing
    • Cardiac Re-synchronisation Therapy
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation
    • Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy (CRT)
    • Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing
    • Defibrillator Implantation
    • ECG Monitor
    • Exercise Stress Test
    • Heart Scan
    • Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD)
    • Myocardial Perfusion Scan
    • Pacemaker Surgery
    • Transoesophageal Echocardiogram
    • Transthoracic Echocardiogram (TTE)
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Palpitations
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Chest Pain
    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Dizziness
    • Tachycardia
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Breathlessness
    • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
    • Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
    • Angina
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Heart Attack
    • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
    • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Atrial Septal Defects (ASD)
    • Autonomic Mediated Syncope
    • Bradycardia
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Dyslipidaemia
    • Fainting
    • Heart Failure
    • Heart Murmurs
    • Heart Muscle Disease
    • Heart Valve Problems
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    • Long COVID
    • Long QT Syndrome
    • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    • Low Blood Pressure
    • Neurocardiogenic Syncope (Vasovagal)
    • Oedema
    • Pericarditis
    • Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Unstable Angina
    • Valvular Heart Disease
    • Ventricular Fibrillation
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    Education

    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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