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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Douglas Elder at Spire include:
Dr Elder is interested in the management of patients with all Cardiological conditions but especially the investigation and management of palpitation, cardiac syncope (collapses) and heart rhythm disorders.
Dr Elder regularly advises patients in implantation and follow up of patients with implanted devices including pacemakers, defibrillators (ICD) including sub-cutaneous defibrillators (S-ICD) and implantable loop recorders for close monitoring of heart rhythms.
Dr Elder also welcomes referrals for patients considering implantation of Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy (CRT-D or CRT-P) devices and works closely with colleagues considering implantation of these devices for their patients.
Dr Elder has specific interests in atrial fibrillation, remote management of cardiac devices and electronic health.
Special Clinical Interests: General Cardiology, Palpitations, Syncope, Chest pain, SVT (Supraventricular Tachycardia), Pacemaker insertion and follow-up, Defibrillator insertion and follow up (ICD), Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy (CRT), Loop recorder insertion, Heart failure.
Clinical Lead Tayside Heart Disease Managed Clinical Network
Perth Royal Infirmary - Consultant Cardiologist & Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Ninewells Hospital, Dundee - Consultant Cardiologist & Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh - Consultant Cardiologist & Cardiac ElectrophysiologistBack to top
I am a consultant cardiologist working in NHS and private practice between Perth Royal Infirmary, Ninewells Hospital in Dundee, and the New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. I trained in Cardiology with a sub-specialty interest in cardiac electrophysiology, arrhythmia management and implanted cardiac devices.
I am an approachable and sympathetic doctor who has excellent communication skills and welcomes referrals from all aspects of cardiology.Back to top
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24 September 2018
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