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Professor Elijah R Behr

Professor Elijah R Behr

Cardiology 04031491

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Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Electrophysiology

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  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Professor Elijah Behr is a clinical cardiologist and electrophysiologist with an interest in all aspects of the treatment of arrhythmias including ablation and device therapies and cardiac genetic disorders. He completed his medical education at St John's College, Cambridge and Guy's Hospital, London with distinction. He was appointed to his current role in 2007 having undertaken clinical training and research at St George's. He is an international expert in the field of arrhythmias and is Professor in Cardiovascular Medicine at St George’s, University of London where he leads the Cardiology Research Section and directs the Cardiovascular Clinical Academic Group.

He runs nationally reputed clinical services diagnosing and treating patients with heart rhythm problems, including individuals and their families with genetic risks for arrhythmia, cardiac arrest and sudden death: the Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS), channelopathies including long QT and Brugada syndromes; and cardiomyopathies. He leads a research group with interests in these conditions, the genetics and prediction of sudden death risk as well as drug-induced arrhythmia and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

He is past president of the Association for Inherited Cardiac Conditions and the first chairperson of the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Genetics Group of EHRA. He advises the NHS England Clinical Reference Groups for Cardiovascular and Genomics Services. He leads the NHS England Coronial Sudden Unexpected Death Pilot.

Areas of interest

Arrhythmias; Cardiac electrophysiology; Ablation; Cardiomyopathy; Sudden arrhythmic death syndrome; SADS; Syncope; Blackouts; Brugada syndrome; Long QT syndrome; ARVC; HCM; DCM; CPVT; catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia; hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy; arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy; dilated cardiomyopathy; genetics; genomics; sudden death;

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Procedures completed

  • K5760

    Ablation of atrial fibrillation by isolation of the pulmonary veins (RFA/CRYO/laser) (including mapping) - (5-50)

    Harley Street Clinic (1-5)

  • 64302

    Transoesophageal echocardiography (including reporting) (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    Harley Street Clinic (1-5)

  • 20142

    Insertion of implantable ECG loop recorder (including reporting) - (1-5)

    Harley Street Clinic (1-5)

  • X5020

    External cardioversion - (1-5)

    Harley Street Clinic (1-5)

  • 20130

    Exercise ECG (including base line 12 lead ECG and reporting) - (1-5)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)

    Harley Street Clinic (1-5)

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