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Dr Douglas Elder

Cardiology Scotland

Cardiology

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Last updated: 5 Aug 2020

Specialises in

  • Complex Devices
  • Electrophysiology
  • General cardiology

About me

Dr Elder is a consultant cardiologist working between Perth Royal Infirmary, Ninewells Hospital in Dundee, and the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. He trained in Cardiology with a sub-speciality interest in cardiac electrophysiology, arrhythmia management and implanted cardiac devices.
Dr. Elder is a Certified Cardiac Device Specialist by the International board of heart rhythm examiners (IBHRE), is accredited in device implantation by the European Heart Rhythm Association and holds Level 2 Certification in Invasive Cardiac Electrophysiology from the European Society of Cardiology.
Dr. Elder is interested in the management of patients will all cardiological conditions but especially the investigation and management of palpitation, cardiac syncope and heart rhythm disorders.
Dr. Elder is an approachable and sympathetic doctor who has excellent communication skills and welcomes referrals from all aspects of cardiology.

Dr. Elder specialises in:
• General Cardiology
• Palpitations
• Syncope
• Dizziness and Lightheadedness
• Funny turns
• Atrial Fibrillation
• Supra-Ventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
• Cardiac Pacemakers
• Cardiac Defibrillators
• ECG interpretation
• Implantable Loop Recorders
• Ambulatory (holter) monitoring
• Event Recorders

Areas of interest

Arrhythmia; Atrial fibrillation; Palpitations; SVT; Ectopic beats; Pacemakers; Implantable defibrillators; Heart failure; Syncope; Funny turns; General Cardiology; Chest pain; ECG interpretation; Holter monitoring; Implantable loop recorders; Breathlessness;POTS;atrial flutter;Collapse; Palpitation

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Procedures completed

  • K5720

    Ablation of AV nodal re-entry tachycardia (including mapping) - (5-50)

    Spire Shawfair Park Hospital (1-5)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    Spire Shawfair Park Hospital (1-5)

  • K5760

    Ablation of atrial fibrillation by isolation of the pulmonary veins (including mapping) - (1-5)

    Spire Shawfair Park Hospital (1-5)

  • X5020

    External cardioversion - (1-5)

  • 20110

    ECG (including reporting) - (1-5)

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