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Dr Saagar Mahida

Date: 01 July 2017 10:16

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Karen Rees - karen.rees@lhch.nhs.uk 

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About Dr Saagar Mahida


Job title and responsibilities at LHCH:

  • Consultant Cardiologist

Area of Practice:

  • Cardiac Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology
  • Inherited Cardiac Diseases

Special clinical interests:

  • Cardiac arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders) including atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia and supraventricular tachycardia
  • Inherited Cardiac Diseases

Research interests:

  • Ventricular tachycardia ablation
  • Atrial fibrillation ablation
  • Inherited cardiac channelopathies

Current membership of professional regional and national bodies:

  • Royal College of Physicians

Professional Profile including Training and Education 

  • Bachelor of Science (graduated with first class honours), 2000
  • MBChB (graduated with distinction), 2002
  • PhD awarded in 2014

I undertook specialist training in cardiac electrophysiology and complex catheter ablation at a number of world renowned cardiac arrhythmia centres. I spent one year at the pioneering cardiac arrhythmia unit in Bordeaux, France (Hôpital Haut-Lévêque with Professors Haissaguerre and Jais). A further year was spent at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, which is a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

I have also previously undertaken a two-year postdoctoral research fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. My areas of research include catheter ablation of atrial and ventricular arrhythmias and genetics of arrhythmia syndromes.


  • More than 50 manuscripts in Pubmed

Languages spoken:

  • English, Spanish, French, Gujrati, Swahili

Why choose LHCH?

  • A leading national centre of excellence