Dr Jonathan Behar

Cardiologist

Cardiologist

London, SE1 2PR

17 years of experience

Verified profile

Video
Consultation

Cardiologist

London, SE1 2PR

17 years of experience

Verified profile

Video
Consultation

Patient Trust Score

4.97

48 patient reviews

7 professional endorsements

4.98

Overall Experience

4.94

Bedside manner

4.98

Explanation

50 of 173 total recommendations are for:

Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)

(23)

ECG (Electrocardiogram)

(14)

Palpitations

(13)

Other

(123)

Recent patient review

02 Feb 2023

He was very engaging and thorough, friendly and professional. ...

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About

Dr Jonathan Behar is a Consultant Cardiologist with a specialist interest in managing patients with heart rhythm disturbances. His is based at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust where he is also a Senior Clinical Lecturer within the Department of Imaging Sciences, Kings College London.

He graduated with honours from the Royal Free and University College Medical School before specialising in general medicine and cardiology in north London. He trained in cardiac rhythm management at the Barts Heart Centre and was a Locum Consultant at the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals before taking up his current position.

He performed pioneering research collaborating with engineers, industry and clinical teams which led to the co-invention an image guidance platform that integrates MRI and X-rays in real-time for personalising the care of patients undergoing cardiac procedures. This work was nominated for a European Innovation Award in 2017.

Dr Behar has a passion for addressing unmet clinical needs through translational and innovative solutions. He was an NHS England Clinical Entrepreneur Fellow and recently led a team which digitised pre-operative consent for patients undergoing cardiac procedures. This work won the Royal College of Physicians Digital Award for Excellence in Patient Care 2021.

Dr Behar sees patients with a whole range of cardiac complaints including palpitations, dizziness, fainting, chest pain and breathlessness. He performs catheter ablations for a range of arrhythmias with a particular interest in new technologies for the treatment of atrial fibrillation. He is highly experienced in the implantation of cardiac devices (pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation therapy) including the latest, miniaturised leadless pacemakers.

Areas of expertise

Based on patient reviews & endorsements by other professionals

  • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
  • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
  • Palpitations
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Others

Subspecialties

  • Electrophysiology
  • Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy

All conditions and treatments

  • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
  • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
  • Palpitations
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Echocardiogram
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Chest Pain
  • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Breathlessness

Registered with

General Medical Council

6149085

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Anatomical Science, Developmental Biology, Neuroscience, Royal Free and University College Medical School - 2003
  • MBBS (Hons) Royal Free and University College Medical School - 2006
  • MRCP, Internal/General Medicine, Royal College of Physicians - 2009
  • Cardiovascular Medicine, European Society of Cardiology - 2013
  • Designing Clinical Research, University of California - 2014
  • Level 2 Accreditation, Society of Cardiac Computed Tomography - 2015
  • Transthoracic Echocardiography Accreditation, British Society of Echocardiography - 2015
  • PhD Imaging Sciences and Biomedical Engineering, King's College London - 2016
  • Level 3 Accreditation Cardiac MRI, Society of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance - 2016
  • Certified Cardiac Device Specialist, International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners - 2016
  • Certification in Cardiac Electrophysiology, International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners - 2018
  • FEHRA, European Society of Cardiology/European Heart Rhythm Association - 2018

languages spoken

  • English

consultation fees

  • New appointment: £250
  • Follow-up appointment: £200

insurers

  • Bupa Fee Assured
  • Healix
  • Cigna
  • Bupa
  • WPA
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Aviva Health
  • Vitality Health
  • Aetna

Location

All locations

London Bridge Hospital, Part of HCA Healthcare UK

4.8

(3381)

Video consultation

Specialist's working hours

at All locations

Monday

14:00 - 18:00

08:00 - 10:00

08:00 - 12:00

Tuesday

17:00 - 19:00

17:00 - 19:00

Wednesday

18:00 - 20:00

Thursday

Not available

Friday

Not available

Saturday

Not available

Sunday

Not available

Reviews

All reviews
Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat) (16)
ECG (Electrocardiogram) (12)
Palpitations (11)
High Blood Pressure (9)
Echocardiogram (8)

48 reviews

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

He was very engaging and thorough, friendly and professional.

02 Feb 2023

verified patient

Patient seen for:

High Blood Pressure

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Thoughtful, professional and thorough

01 Feb 2023

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Palpitations

ECG (Electrocardiogram)

Dizziness

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

I had my first appointment with Dr Behar and he is a true professional - put me at ease from the very beginning and explained everything very well, including the next steps.

01 Feb 2023

verified patient

Patient seen for:

High Blood Pressure

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

I always feel that I will get a straight answer when I ask a question and that it will not be couched in a veil of unnecessary 'risk awareness '.

26 Jan 2023

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)

Atrial Fibrillation

Catheter Ablation

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Thanks Dr Behar for being so thorough and excellent.

25 Jan 2023

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Faint

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

A very positive experience. Doctor Behar is professional, courteous, actively listened Anne made you at ease. Am grateful for Dr Behar's time and expertise.

23 Jan 2023

verified patient

Patient seen for:

ECG (Electrocardiogram)

High Blood Pressure

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Dr Behar took the time to know the background and didn’t rush through the consultation.

23 Jan 2023

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Mechanical heart valve

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Clear, friendly and comforting when it came to discussing the issues I was having and what process he was going to take

19 Jan 2023

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Palpitations

Chest Pain

ECG (Electrocardiogram)

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Jonathan was very personable and understanding- particularly as I have a genuine concern for my cardiovascular health he was knowledgeable and reassuring about the process and possible solutions.

18 Jan 2023

verified patient

Patient seen for:

High Blood Pressure

ECG (Electrocardiogram)

Echocardiogram

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Very reassuring, polite, knowledgeable and competent

16 Jan 2023

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Cardiac Rehabilitation

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Endorsements

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Most endorsed treatments/conditions

All endorsements
Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat) (7)
Cardiology (7)
Atrial Fibrillation (6)
Catheter Ablation (5)

7 endorsements

I have worked with Dr Behar for many years. He has excellent clinical skills and he is very caring and compassionate with his patients. I would unreservedly recommend him to any patient

21 Jan 2023

Endorsed for

Cardiology
Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
Atrial Fibrillation
+ 16 more

Dr Antonis Pavlidis

Cardiology

I have referred patients to them

Johnathan Behrer is an excellent cardiologist with specialist expertise in cardiac arrhythmias and electrophysiology. He has a great deal of experience in managing all aspects of cardiovascular disease including complex abnormalities of heart rhythm. He is very a kind and sincere person, and approachable to his patients, offering technical explanations in ways everyone can understand.

15 Dec 2022

Endorsed for

Cardiology
Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
Atrial Fibrillation
+ 16 more

Dr. Ricardo Jose

Respiratory Medicine

Is a colleague

Excellent cardiologist and electrophysiologist with a wide range of skills and knowledge. Highly recommended!

07 Sep 2022

Endorsed for

Cardiology
Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
Atrial Fibrillation
+ 12 more

Dr Nabeel Sheikh

Cardiology

Is a colleague

Dr Behar is a fantastic cardiologist who specialises in cardiac electrophysiology and device therapy. I have known Dr Behar for many years and he is an excellent colleague. He is a talented rhythm doctor and is skilled in numerous procedures whilst also developing new techniques and adopting new technologies to improve patient care. A pleasure to work with and a colleague I would highly recommend.

07 Sep 2022

Endorsed for

Cardiology
Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
Atrial Fibrillation
+ 3 more

Dr Kalpa De Silva

Cardiology

Is a colleague

FAQ

What are Dr Jonathan Behar's reviews like?

Dr Jonathan Behar's overall patient rating is 4.97 out of 5 stars on Doctify. This is based on 48 reviews

What languages does Dr Jonathan Behar speak?

Dr Jonathan Behar speaks English

Where is Dr Jonathan Behar located?

Dr Jonathan Behar primarily practices at London Bridge Hospital, Part of HCA Healthcare UK, located at 27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
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What are Dr Jonathan Behar working hours?

Dr Jonathan Behar is working Monday (14:00 - 18:00, 08:00 - 10:00, 08:00 - 12:00), Tuesday (17:00 - 19:00, 17:00 - 19:00), Wednesday (18:00 - 20:00), , , ,

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