Dr Syed Ahsan is a Consultant Cardiologist and Heart Rhythm Specialist at the Bart's Heart Centre. Having previously worked as a consultant at the Heart Hospital, University College London he has moved to the Bart's Heart Centre, the largest cardiac centre in Europe, following the merger of the two hospitals. He is one of the leads for Atrial Fibrillation here. He is also a consultant at North Middlesex University Hospital where his practice encompasses all aspects of adult cardiology.
Dr Ahsan graduated from Guys Kings and St Thomas’ Medical School in 2000 with a First Class Honours degree in his BSc. Dr Ahsan undertook his cardiology specialist training at various prestigious hospitals in London where he has worked with world renowned experts. These include the Royal Brompton Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Heart Hospital where he undertook his fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology.
His postgraduate medical doctorate was awarded from University College London and evaluated strategies to optimise outcomes in patients with cardiac rhythm devices. His research work was awarded the Royal Society of Medicine National Prize in 2009 and was presented nationally and internationally at cardiac conferences. He has been a finalist in two national young investigator awards.
In his current role, Dr Ahsan sees and treats many different cardiology conditions. He is a high volume operator who routinely implants all types of cardiac pacing resynchronisation and defibrillator devices, performs ablations for arrhythmia and coronary angiography. He also sees and treats patients with blackouts, chest pains and high blood pressure.