Professor Elijah R Behr MA Cantab MBBS London MD FRCP FESC Consultant Cardiologist Specialising in Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology

Elijah Behr: Inherited Cardiac

Conditions and Arrhythmias

Professor Behr is a recognised national and international expert and researcher in the field of arrhythmias. He is Professor in Cardiovascular Medicine and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist specialising in Electrophysiology at St George's, University of London and St George's Hospital, London. He runs an Arrhythmia service and co-leads the Inherited Cardiac Conditions clinic at St George's, coordinating a multi-disciplinary team that provides a single one-stop service to families including children. Professor Behr is president of the Association for Inherited Cardiac Conditions (AICC) and arrhythmia sub-domain lead for the 100,000 genomes project. He co-chairs the South London Inherited Cardiac Conditions (SLICC) network. His clinical interests include: management of families with unexplained sudden deaths, the Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS) and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) management of sudden death risk management and treatment of arrhythmias ablation of simple and complex arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation complex device therapy (ICD implantation and biventricular pacing) ion channel diseases including the long QT and Brugada syndromes drug-induced arrhythmia and QT prolongation hypertrophic, dilated and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathies.

Biography

Professor   Behr   was   educated   at   the   Manchester   Grammar   School   and   studied medical   sciences   at   St   John's   College,   University   of   Cambridge   and   clinical medicine   at   Guy's   Hospital,   London   where   he   graduated   with   distinction.   He completed   cardiology   and   academic   training   at   St   George’s   Hospital,   London. Professor   Behr   is   president   of   the   Association   for   Inherited   Cardiac   Conditions (AICC)      He   co-leads   the   arrhythmia   syndrome   sub-domain   of   the   UK   100,000 Genomes    Project    Cardiovascular    Genome    England    Clinical    Interpretation Partnership.   Dr   Behr   is      an   editorial   board   member   of   the   Heart   Rhythm   journal and   co-wrote   international   guidelines   for   diagnosis   &   management   of   arrhythmia syndromes.      He   is   a   Health   Care   Partner   lead   for   the   European   Rare   Disease Reference        Network    GUARD-HEART    and    co-chairs    the    South    London    ICC (SLICC)   network.   His   research   interests   include   prediction   of   sudden   death   risk pathology,    genomics    and    epidemiology    linked    to    electronic    health    records;          drug-induced     arrhythmia;     families     with     unexplained     sudden     deaths,     the            Sudden    Arrhythmic    Death    Syndrome    (SADS)    and    Sudden    Infant    Death Syndrome   (SIDS);   ion   channel   diseases   including   the   long   QT   and   Brugada           syndromes;    and    cardiomyopathies    including    arrhythmogenic    right    ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC).
Secretary: Petula Potts Secretary email: cardiology.enquiries@behr.org.uk Telephone: 07392 113455

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