Dr Wajid Hussain

Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist

BSc (Hons), MB ChB (Hons), MRCP (UK)

Clinical Interests

  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Ventricular tachycardia
  • Blackouts

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians 

Personal profile

Dr Hussain specialises in the management of arrhythmias ranging from simple palpitations to complex arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia. He has a particular interest in atrial fibrillation and the role of ablation in managing this condition. Dr Hussain graduated in 1993 with honours from Birmingham University, he went on to train in general cardiology at various specialist cardiac units in London, before undertaking research and further training in electrophysiology in London and New York.

He was appointed as consultant cardiac electrophysiologist at the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, the largest specialist heart and lung trust in the country, to facilitate the expansion of ablation services particularly in atrial fibrillation. He is currently the clinical governance lead for the arrhythmia care group at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals which means he has a particular interest in the safety and success rates for ablations and pacemakers and regularly leads audits to improve these measures.

Dr Hussain is responsible for training and the appraisal of junior doctors specialising in electrophysiology at the Royal Brompton Hospital. He regularly teaches final year medical students from Imperial College on the management of arrhythmias. He has been invited to speak at regional, national and international meetings and to provide specialist training in electrophysiology to doctors in developing countries.

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