Professor Elijah Behr

Professor Elijah Behr

MA Cantab Hons MBBS London MD

Cardiology

27 years of experience
14 years as a specialist

Subspecialties

  • Electrophysiology
  • Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4031491
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £300

    Follow-up appointment: £180

    About

    Professor Elijah Behr is a Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist, specialising in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of arrhythmias, in addition to arrhythmia research as the Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at St George’s University Hospital. He sees private patients at the Mayo Clinic Healthcare, Harley Street Clinic, and Surrey Cardiovascular Clinic. 

    Professor Behr earned his primary medical qualification at the University of Cambridge, after which he undertook his advanced cardiology training at St George’s Hospital. Upon completion of his training, Professor Behr was appointed Consultant in 2007 St George’s Hospital London. Since his appointment, he has regularly headed the Inherited Cardiac Conditions and Arrhythmia Clinic. He has also previously served as the President of the Association for Inherited Cardiac Conditions and has developed a focus group for the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Generics. 

    Professor Behr is also an active member of the scientific and clinical research community, as he has authored numerous research papers for renowned cardiology journals, in addition to being an editorial board member for the Heart Rhythm Journal and aiding in international guidelines for arrhythmia treatment and cardiac arrest. Professor Behr is also well known for his work as part of the UK 100,000 Genomes Project Cardiovascular Genome England Clinical Interpretation Partnerships.


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    Procedures

    • Cardiac Pacing
    • Cardiac Re-synchronisation Therapy
    • Cardioversion
    • Catheter Ablation
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • ECG Monitor
    • Echocardiogram
    • Exercise Stress Test
    • Heart Scan
    • Pacemaker Surgery
    • Transoesophageal Echocardiogram
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    Special interests

    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Bradycardia
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Fainting
    • Heart Muscle Disease
    • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    • Long QT Syndrome
    • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    • Palpitations
    • Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
    • Tachycardia
    • Ventricular Fibrillation
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    Education

    Education:

    BA(Hons) University of Cambridge

    MBBS University of London

    MA(Hons) University of Cambridge

    MD University of London

    FRCP Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians 

    Memberships:

    FESC Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology

    BCS member

    EHRA member

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