Dr Fahad Farooqi

Consultant Cardiologist
BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRCP

Practising at

Spire London East Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Fahad Farooqi at Spire include:

Other treatments

Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology), Atrial fibrillation, Coronary Artery Disease, Hypertension

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Professional profile

I am a General Consultant Cardiologist with special interest in cardiac pacemaker devices and heart failure. I was appointed Consultant Cardiologist at Barking, Havering Redbridge University Hospitals’ NHS Trust (BHRUT) in 2012 and am the Trust Clinical Lead for Heart Rhythm. In 2017, I received Consultant Excellence Award for delivering high quality patient focused services to BHRUT. My NHS clinics are held at King George Hospital, Essex. I became an Honorary Consultant at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London in 2013. I implant pacemakers, defibrillators and biventricular devices at the largest state-of-the-art unit in the UK- Barts Heart Centre.

I graduated from United Medical and Dental School of Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital, University of London in 1997 (now called GKT) and completed cardiology training at the London Deanery in leading Teaching Hospitals’ in the southeast including: St Thomas’ Hospital, King’s College Hospital, St George’s Hospital, London and Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton.

I have successfully led service improvements in heart failure diagnosis and chest pain assessment at BHRUT and have written several policy documents on improving patient safety and care. I continue to be involved in quality improvement, training and education of junior doctors and have published widely in several peer reviewed journals.

Clinical Interests

Pacemaker implants, arrhythmia, heart failure, coronary artery disease, hypertension, valve disease

Private contact details

Telephone 0208 709 7817
Email Fahad.Farooqi@nhs.net
Private secretary Sofia Watney - 07824995528
Private secretary email sofiawatney@yahoo.co.uk
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Physicians, London
Member of British Cardiovascular Society
British Heart Rhythm Society Member
Member of European Society of Cardiology

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Current NHS posts

King George Hospital/ St Barts Hospital, London

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Personal Profile

I am married with two young children and enjoys spending time with my family, eating out, reading non-fiction, listening to a broad range of music and watching historical and nature documentaries. 

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