Dr Saagar Mahida

Cardiologist/Heart rhythm specialist

BSc, MBChB, PhD


Specialises in

  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Arrhythmias (heart rhythm abnormalities)
  • Cardiology
  • Inherited heart disease

I am a Consultant Cardiologist with a special interest in heart rhythm abnormalities, including heart palpitations, atrial fibrillation, ectopic beats, supraventricular tachycardia, and ventricular tachycardia.

I am one of a select number of European heart rhythm specialists to have undertaken advanced specialisation at two of the highest profile centres in the world (the Harvard University-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and Hôpital Haut-Lévêque, Bordeaux, where the first curative ablation for atrial fibrillation worldwide was performed).

I am based at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, which is the largest specialist heart hospital in the UK. I specialise in catheter ablation techniques to treat heart rhythm abnormalities, including atrial fibrillation. I have had the privilege to share expertise in advanced catheter ablation techniques by training electrophysiology consultants from the UK and Europe.

I am the Chief Investigator for a UK multicentre study. My research focuses on improving outcomes of catheter ablation by using the latest technologies. My PhD research (undertaken at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School) was focused on atrial fibrillation.

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General Medical Council Number: C6057013

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Saagar Mahida at Spire include:

Cardiology

Other treatments

  • Ablation for atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia, ventricular tachycardia, ectopic beats
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Ectopic beats
  • Heart rhythm abnormalities
  • Palpitations
  • Supraventricular tachycardia
  • Ventricular tachycardia

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)

Qualification and professional memberships

MBChB / University of Leicester / 2002
Medical degree

BA / University of Leicester / 2000
Bachelor of Science

PhD / University of Leicester / 2014
PhD


Professional memberships

Member of Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)

Personal profile

I am married with one child. When time allows, I enjoy running, cycling and sailing.

Contact information

Telephone 0151 522 1881
Email Karen.close@lhch.nhs.uk
Private secretary Karen Close
Private secretary telephone 0151 254 3049
Private secretary fax 0151 600 1696
Private secretary email Karen.close@lhch.nhs.uk