Dr Afzal Sohaib

Dr Afzal Sohaib

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

Cardiology

Recommended by  
1 specialist

Overall Rating

Overall
5
Bedside Manner
5
Explanation
5

Top feedback

“Listened attentively to symptoms, explained the tests to be performed and after the tests explained the results clearly and concisely. Very professional and would highly recommend.“
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Subspecialty

  • Electrophysiology
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Languages spoken

  • Urdu
  • English
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Registered with

General Medical Council: 6129361

Consultation fees

New appointment: £250

Follow-up appointment: £180

Practices worked at

The Harley Street Clinic

35 Weymouth Street, london, United Kingdom, W1G
18 reviews

Spire London East Hospital

Roding Lane South, Redbridge, United Kingdom, IG4 5PZ
0 reviews

One Heart Clinic

27 Harley Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 9QP
266 reviews

Chiswick Medical Centre

Bond House, 347-353 Chiswick High Road, London, United Kingdom, W4 4HS
69 reviews

About

Dr Afzal Sohaib is a 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 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.

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Medical procedures

  • Biventricular pacemaker implantation
  • Defibrillator implantation
  • Pacemaker Implantation
  • AF ablation
  • Electrophysiology studies
  • Ablation for supraventricular tachycardia 
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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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Reviews

Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

Listened attentively to symptoms, explained the tests to be performed and after the tests explained the results clearly and concisely. Very professional and would highly recommend.

Patient seen for:
Palpitations
Breathlessness
12-07-2020
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

Dr. Sohaib has been extremely supportive, listened and answered in detail all my questions, provided a very thorough consultation and explained all my tests results ( ECG, 24 hrs Holter, echocardiogram). He is very professional and I would recommend him to everyone who needs a real good specialist.

11-07-2020
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

I found Dr Sohaib informative, approachable, thorough, and very professional throughout pretreatment, operation, and post operation.

Dr Afzal Sohaib

Thanks for the kind words!

11-07-2020
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

Able to address my concerns

09-07-2020
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

Very professional

Patient seen for:
Preexisting condition
12-02-2020
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

Thorough consultation and approachable manner.

Patient seen for:
Palpitations
Dizziness
12-02-2020
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

Took plenty of time to go through the options and answer my questions.

25-11-2019
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

Very helpful and informative

13-11-2019
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

Friendly, informative of procedure, able to answer questions clearly and genuinely interested in patient background

16-10-2019
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

I highly recommend Dr Sohaib. I felt his care was exemplary. He has a very pleasant bed side manner, very thorough and made sure I understood everything. He is polite, extremely knowledgeable and carried out all relevant investigations. I will be recommending him to everyone I know.

Dr Afzal Sohaib

Many thanks for the kind words!

Patient seen for:
pericarditis
08-10-2019
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

I cannot praise the Harley Street Clinic enough. The care and attention that I received from the nurses and all the other staff was excellent and that includes the food. A very special thank you to Dr. Sohaib for his kindness and efficiency in inserting my pacemaker.

20-08-2019
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

Excellent

23-07-2019
Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

Courteous, well informed and precise.

17-07-2019

Peer recommendations

Recommended by 1 doctor for:
1

Cardiology

Dr Sohaib is a well known specialist for heart rhythm disorders. He is loved by his patients and highly regarded by highly regarded by his colleagues. All the patients I have referred to Dr Sohaib were extremely satisfied and most importantly all their problems were sorted.

For specialty: Cardiology
For conditions: Atrial Fibrillation
Connection: Is a colleague

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