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Dr Johan Waktare

Date: 22 February 2019 10:07

Contact Details

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0151 600 1252



About Dr Johan Waktare

Responsibilities at LHCH

  • Consultant Cardiologist and Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Area of Practice       

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • General Cardiology

Special Clinical Interests

  • Syncope and inappropriate sinus tachycardia
  • Inherited conditions predisposing to sudden cardiac death
  • Atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation
  • Ablation of cardiac arrhythmias

Research Interests

  • Health Informatics
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Signal Processing
  • Quality of Life

Current Membership of Professional Regional and National Bodies  

  • British Cardiovascular Society
  • Heart Rhythm (UK)
  • Heart Rhythm Society
  • Chair of CDMI Steering Board, CCIO Advisory Board and various other health informatics roles 

Languages Spoken   

  • English
  • Swedish

Why choose LHCH?             

LHCH is the largest heart rhythm centre in the UK.

We offer the highest standards of care to our patients and have a fantastic team of doctors, nurses and other staff.

For me, the question is not “why choose LHCH” but “why would you want to go anywhere else?”

Training and Education

  • Trained originally at Manchester Medical School.
  • Cardiology training and research at St George’s Hospital Medical School, London
  • Senior Fellowship at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

About Johan

In my free time from work and family commitments, I am a keen photographer and also enjoy running and cooking.


  • 27 original research papers
  • 61 abstracts
  • 1 book
  • 6 book chapters
  • 6 review articles