Consultant cardiologist Dr Ahsan is based at St Bartholomew's Hospital where he is also the training lead for the heart rhythm unit at Barts Health Centre. He also sees patients at North Middlesex University Hospital and was responsible for implementing the arrhythmia service there.
Dr Ahsan takes pride in putting his patients first and conducts thorough assessments, fully informing his patients of their treatment options. He treats a range of cardiac symptoms, such as blackouts, chest pains, dizziness, and high blood pressure. He also uses the latest technology available to perform both basic and complex catheter ablation treatments for all arrhythmias (including atrial fibrillation). In addition, Dr Ahsan specialises in cardiac device implantation including pacemaker, defibrillator, and cardiac resynchronisation therapy.
Dr Ahsan gained his medical qualification from Guy's, King's, and St Thomas' Medical School before undertaking his specialist cardiology training and completing a fellowship in cardiac electrophysiology and cardiac devices at the Heart Hospital. He also earned an MD from University College London, where his research investigating techniques to improve outcomes in patients with cardiac rhythm devices earned him the Royal Society of Medicine National Prize. He remains active in research and is currently investigating novel methods for the treatment of atrial fibrillation.
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Dr Ahsan is a very caring and supportive person. He responds to email queries very promptly. Overall he has been amazing and helped me through some difficult days following both my ablation.
Dr Syed Ahsan was caring , kind , understanding , attentive and clear in his explanation of what I was experiencing . Dr Ahsan brought me out of a deep dark confused hole of messy and incorrect diagnosis from other Cardiologists I had seen in the past and has literally brought back my quality of life , ability to function and think clearly . His reassuring calm manner took away my anxiety and stress . I can not thank you enough Dr Ahsan, you are the best Cardiologist Surgeon I could ever have seen and I am recommending you far and wide , anyone in your hands is safe. With deep respect and thanks
Excellent doctor. My mother consulted with Dr Ahsan following some problems we had in the NHS with abnormal scans and delays in getting seen. He was very reassuring, set my mothers mind at rest, very caring and is a fantastic communicator. Thanks so much
Dr. Ahsan explained the procedure in layman"s terms, even drawing a picture of the heart. He also mentioned the risks involved and possible side effects. My experience with Dr. Ahsan was very positive.
I had an excellent experience with Dr Syed Ahsan. He is an exceptional doctor and a very knowledgeable cardiologist. He has a wonderful way of making you feel at ease. He takes his time with his patients, and is sympathetic to their concerns. His explanations are clear, ensuring you fully understand & feel comfortable asking questions. He is kind, professional and he knows his subject really well. I highly recommended him
An exceptional consultant. I greatly appreciated Dr Ahsan's empathetic, calm & reassuring manner & his pragmatic & nuanced approach, attuned to treating the whole person & not just the ailment. He listens, and hears you. Highly recommended.
Dr Ahsan was caring, expert, kind, friendly, thorough, timely and a great listener. He was calming, especially as I was initially very anxious and he was great at explaining my condition and treatment available. He was extremely thorough and explained everything to me every step of the way, always checking back that I had properly understood issues and options.
Very professional, detailed analysis and clear and easy to understand explanation of results
I felt at ease with Dr Ahsan quite quickly. He has a very calm manner and explained the procedure and the before and after experience in a straightforward way.
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Dr Syed Ahsan is an excellent cardiologist and colleague who is a leader in the field. He is very passionate about patient education and empowering patients to make the right decisions about their care. Would highly recommend him to my family and friends.
Dr Sarmed Sami
I truly enjoy working with Dr Ahsan. He is an absolute delight from the moment I start discussions with him about a clinical problem, all the way through straightforward bookings for the patient, clearly explained diagnoses, carefully formulated treatment plans and safe and timely, well considered follow up programs. His work capacity and accuracy are excellent.
Dr Elaine Tickle
Syed is one of the best Cardiologists in the UK. He has years of experience and is a fantastic and measured opinion. He has a brilliant manner with patients and his communication is unsurpassed. He has some of the best procedural hand skills in the country and has been involved in pioneering research which has changed our thinking about difficult to treat AF. I have no hesitation in recommending him as a world class all round cardiologist for patients for all aspects of cardiology.
Dr Neil Srinivasan
What are Dr Syed Ahsan's reviews like?
Dr Syed Ahsan's overall patient rating is 4.98 out of 5 stars on Doctify. This is based on 133 reviews
What languages does Dr Syed Ahsan speak?
Dr Syed Ahsan speaks Urdu and English
Where is Dr Syed Ahsan located?
Dr Syed Ahsan primarily practices at The Harley Street Clinic, part of HCA Healthcare UK, located at 16 Devonshire Street, london, United Kingdom, W1G 7AF
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What are Dr Syed Ahsan working hours?
Dr Syed Ahsan is working Monday (13:00 - 18:00, 08:00 - 09:00), Tuesday (08:00 - 09:00, 16:00 - 18:00), , Thursday (14:00 - 16:00), Friday (09:00 - 12:00), Saturday (09:00 - 13:00),
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Does Dr Syed Ahsan accept new patients?
Dr Syed Ahsan generally accepts new patients.
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