Khan Fakhar

Dr Fakhar Khan

Consultant Cardiologist

MRCP, MA, MD, CCDS, CEPS

Specialty
  • Cardiology

Special interests Electrophysiology, devices, heart failure

About

  • Biography icon plus

    Dr Fakhar Khan is a Consultant Cardiologist based at The Heart Hospital, part of University College London Hospital, and the Royal Free Hospital. He gained his medical degree from Cambridge University and pursued his training in Oxford, London and Cambridge, followed by further training in Canada, where Dr Khan was awarded the Mirium L Burnett Fellowship in Electrophysiology and Devices in Toronto, working with some of the leading experts in the field.

    He has a strong research record, publishing many peer reviewed articles, and is an invited speaker at international conferences and meetings in the US and Europe. In addition, he completed a Medical Doctorate at Cambridge University, where he led a major clinical trial on improving outcomes for patients needing cardiac resynchronization therapy. He was awarded the Young Investigater Award by the Heart Rhythm Congress in 2010.

    Dr Khan is available to see patients with a range of cardiac symptoms and disorders including palpitations, heart failure, high blood pressure, fast and slow heart beats, chest pain, blackouts, atrial fibrillation and many others. He regularly performs procedures for the treatment of heart rhythm disorders having performed over a thousand cases. These include the insertion of pacemakers, defibrillators, cardiac resynchronization therapy and all aspects of ablation therapy including the treatment of supraventricular tachycardia, atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, and other heart rhythm disorders.

    Dr Khan is absolutely passionate about patient centred care and makes a clear and comprehensive assessment of all patients. He takes the time to explain any tests or treatment and considers all alternative options ensuring that patients are fully informed and involved in all aspects of their care.

  • Clinical interests icon plus

    Electrophysiology, devices, heart failure

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