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General cardiology and atrial fibrillation

General cardiology and atrial fibrillation

Dr Hussain answers your questions on general cardiology, palpitations and irregular heartbeat.

Our expert - Dr Wajid Hussain consultant cardiologist

Dr Wajid Hussain is a consultant cardiologist and electrophysiologist at Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust.

Dr Wajid Hussain will answer questions on:

  • Heart problems
  • Arrhythmias ranging from simple palpitations to complex arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia
  • Ablation in managing AF

Dr Hussain graduated in 1993 with honours from Birmingham University. He trained in general cardiology at various specialist cardiac units in London, before undertaking research and further training in electrophysiology in London and New York.

Dr Hussain is responsible for training and the appraisal of junior doctors specialising in electrophysiology at the Trust and
has a particular interest in the safety and success rates of ablation and pacemakers.

Dr Hussain has published papers on both basic science topics and clinical electrophysiology. He is active in various local and national research collaborations.


If you would like to see Dr Hussain privately please call his PA Judy Valverde on 01895 828858,
01895 828794 or email j.valverde@rbht.nhs.uk

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Drug Abuse

Hello Dr Hussain, I've been taking recreational drugs with friends and my heart races and i get very panicky. I'm healthy (i think) and i know it's wrong but how well does the heart cope with random prolonged increases in pace. what causes a heart to stop suddenly? Thanks in advance Gee

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