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Professor Elijah R Behr

Cardiology

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Last updated: 7 Aug 2020

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  • Complex Devices
  • Electrophysiology

About me

Professor Elijah Behr is a clinical cardiologist and electrophysiologist with an interest in all aspects of the treatment of arrhythmias including ablation and device therapies and cardiac genetic disorders. He completed his medical education at St John's College, Cambridge and Guy's Hospital, London with distinction. He was appointed to his current role in 2007 having undertaken full time clinical training and research at St George's.

Professor Behr is an international expert in the management of patients and families with cardiac genetic disorders that can cause sudden death - sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS), the Brugada and long QT syndromes and cardiomyopathies . He is Past-President of the Association for Inherited Cardiac Conditions, founder and first chair of the European Cardiac Genetics focus group of EHRA and is UK lead on 2013 and 2020 International Guidelines Writing Committee for arrhythmia syndromes and sudden death. He leads research in the 100,000 genomes project on inherited heart rhythm disturbances. He is Health Care Partner lead of the European Reference Network for rare heart disease - GUARD-HEART.

Areas of interest

Arrhythmias; Cardiac electrophysiology; Ablation; Cardiomyopathy; Sudden arrhythmic death syndrome; SADS; Syncope; Blackouts; Brugada syndrome; Long QT syndrome; ARVC; HCM; DCM; CPVT; catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia; hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy; arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy; dilated cardiomyopathy; genetics; genomics; sudden death;

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Procedures completed

  • K5760

    Ablation of atrial fibrillation by isolation of the pulmonary veins (including mapping) - (5-50)

    Harley Street Clinic (5-50)

  • 64302

    Transoesophageal echocardiography (including reporting) (as sole procedure) - (5-50)

    Harley Street Clinic (5-50)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)

    Harley Street Clinic (1-5)

  • K5720

    Ablation of AV nodal re-entry tachycardia (including mapping) - (1-5)

    Harley Street Clinic (1-5)

  • K5730

    Ablation of atrial arrhythmia (including mapping) - (1-5)

    Harley Street Clinic (1-5)

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