Dr. Johan Waktare

Dr. Johan Waktare

MB ChB, FRCP(UK)

Cardiology

33 years of experience
19 years as a specialist

Subspecialty

  • Electrophysiology
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Swedish
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3410387
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    Practices worked at

    The Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital - The Rowan Suite

    Thomas Drive,, Liverpool, United Kingdom, L14 3PE
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    About

    Dr Johan Waktare is a consultant cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist based in Liverpool. He has over 32 years of medical experience and over 18 years of specialist experience in cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology.

    Dr Waktare has specialist interest in cardiac arrhythmias, atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter and inappropriate sinus tachycardia. He has interest in researching atrial fibrillation and quality of life.

    He currently practises at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital as a Consultant Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiologist. He typically provides care for patients with: 

    • Long QT syndrome
    • Tachycardia and bradycardia
    • Atrial flutter and fibrillations
    • Syncope
    • Adult congenital heart disease
    • Supraventricular tachycardia
    • Cardiomyopathy

    He is also a member of the following professional bodies:

    • British Cardiovascular Society
    • Heart Rhythm (UK)
    • CDMI Steering Board (Chair)
    • CCIO Advisory Board (Chair)
    • Heart Rhythm Society

    Dr Waktare received his MBChB in 1989 from the University of Manchester. He then undertook his cardiology training and specialised as a consultant cardiologist in 2003 from St George’s Hospital Medical School, London. He later became a Senior Fellow at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.

    Outside of the clinic, Dr Waktare has published over 20 original research papers and has written one book all in the areas of cardiology.

    Procedures

    • Bubble Contrast Echocardiography
    • CT Coronary Angiogram
    • Cardiac Generator Replacement
    • Cardiac MRI
    • Cardiac Pacing
    • Cardioversion
    • Catheter Ablation
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • ECG Monitor
    • Echocardiogram
    • Heart Scan
    • Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD)
    • Pacemaker Surgery
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    Special interests

    • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Autonomic Mediated Syncope
    • Bradycardia
    • Breathlessness
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Heart Muscle Disease
    • Long QT Syndrome
    • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    • Neurocardiogenic Syncope (Vasovagal)
    • Palpitations
    • Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)
    • Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
    • Tachycardia
    • Ventricular Fibrillation
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    Education

    MBChB - University of Manchester in 1989

    Consultant in Cardiology - St George's Hospital Medical School, London in 2003

    FRCP - Royal College of Physicians

    Senior Fellow - Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

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