Professor Elijah Behr

Professor Elijah Behr

MA Cantab Hons MBBS London MD


28 years of experience
13 years as a specialist
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  • 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

    Practices worked at

    The Harley Street Clinic

    35 Weymouth Street, london, United Kingdom, W1G
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    Professor Behr is a Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at St George's Hospital, London, and is recognised internationally as a leading expert in arrhythmias. He is Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at St George's University Hospital in London where his research interests include prediction of sudden death risk; drug-induced arrhythmia; the Sudden Arrhythmic and Sudden Infant Death Syndromes; ion channel diseases including long QT and Brugada syndromes; and arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy.  

    He studied Medical Sciences at St John's College, University of Cambridge and Clinical Medicine at Guy’s Hospital, graduating with distinction. He undertook his cardiology training at St George’s Hospital, London before being appointed there as a Consultant in 2007 where he oversees an Arrhythmia and Inherited Cardiac Conditions clinic.  

    Professor Behr is past president of the Association for Inherited Cardiac Conditions (AICC). He has established the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Genetics (ECGen) Focus Group of EHRA and is its first chairperson. He co-leads the arrhythmia syndrome sub-domain of the UK 100,000 Genomes Project Cardiovascular Genome England Clinical Interpretation Partnership. He is an editorial board member of the Heart Rhythm journal and co-wrote international recommendations for the diagnosis & management of arrhythmia syndromes and patient and families with cardiac arrest and sudden death in 2013 and 2020.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Ablation of simple and complex arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation
    • Complex device therapy (ICD implantation and biventricular pacing)
    • Management and treatment of arrhythmias
    • Management of families with unexplained sudden deaths, the Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS) and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
    • Management of sudden death risk
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Brugada Syndrome
    • CPVT
    • Heart Muscle Disease (Cardiomyopathy)
    • Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS)
    • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
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    Medical 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
    • Bradycardia
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Heart Muscle Disease
    • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    • Long QT Syndrome
    • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    • Palpitations
    • Tachycardia
    • Ventricular Fibrillation
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    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 

    FESC Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology

    BCS member

    EHRA member

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