Our Cardiology service consists of a high performing cardiac centre, led by consultant cardiologists, clinical nurse specialists and cardiac physiologists who are passionate about delivering a high standard of care.

We offer outpatient and inpatient tests, treatment, management and rehabilitation at both Queen’s Hospital in Romford and King George Hospital in Goodmayes. 

The services we provide are:

Diagnostic non-invasive investigations:

  • Echocardiography (ECG)
  • 24 hour and 7 day holter
  • Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
  • Stress echo and bubble echo
  • Transoesophageal ECG
  • Cardiac CT
  • Nuclear medicine

General and sub-specialty clinics: 

  • Daily general cardiology outpatient clinics
  • Rapid access chest pain clinics
  • Rapid access heart failure diagnostic clinics
  • Ambulatory hot cardiology clinic
  • Nurse led heart failure optimisation clinics
  • Consultant and nurse led arrhythmia clinic
  • Joint cardiology obstetric clinic for pregnant women with heart disease at Queen's Hospital
  • Pacemaker clinic

Cardiac catheter laboratory

This takes place at King George Hospital. The laboratory undertakes:

  • Diagnostic coronary angiography
  • Loop recorder implants
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • Generator changes
  • Complex device implantation
  • Transoesophageal echo

Nurse led direct current (DC) cardioversion

DC Cardioversion is a service to attempt to correct an irregular heart rhythm in selected patients under a Consultant Cardiologist. This takes place at Queen's Hospital

Cardiac rehabilitation

This is for patients who have suffered a heart attack. This takes place in our hospitals, as well as in local gym facilities.

Virtual multi-disciplinary team meetings

These meetings are designed to support community heart failure teams, primary care atrial fibrillation management, joint anaesthetic cardiology pre-assessment and joint cardiology stroke. The aim is to give advice on patients being treated at home to avoid admission to hospital.

Cardiology consultants

King George Hospital consultants

  • Dr Fahad Farooqi - Clinical Lead & Consultant at BHRUT/Barts: ext. 8144
  • Dr Andrew Deaner - Consultant at BHRUT/Barts & Head of School of Medicine: ext. 8048
  • Dr Afzal Sohaib - Consultant at BHRUT /Barts Heart Rhythm & Digital Transformation Lead: ext. 8144
  • Dr Ajay Jain - Consultant at BHRUT/Barts: ext. 8048
  • Dr Mohammed - Chowdhury Locum Consultant: ext. 8144
  • Dr Mark Earley - Consultant at BHRUT/Barts: ext. 8075

Queen's Hospital consultants

Shared email address:

  • Dr Aye Hline - Consultant at BHRUT/Lead for Heart Failure & Junior Doctor education/wellbeing: ext. 2773
  • Dr Fred Foo - Clinical Governance Lead/Cardiac Imaging Lead & Consultant at BHRUT: ext. 2774
  • Dr Tat Koh - Consultant at BHRUT/Barts: ext. 2773/2774
  • Dr Saad Saheecha - Consultant at BHRUT & Lead in Audit: ext. 2773
  • Dr Honer Kadr - Consultant at BHRUT & Research Lead: ext. 2774
  • Dr Fizzah Choudry - Consultant at BHRUT/Barts: ext. 2773/2774

Cardiology enquiries

Patient and GP Enquiries:

For secretarial enquiries, please email shared mailbox:

King George Hospital:

Queens Hospital:

Cardio-Respiratory Diagnostics including pacemaker clinic enquiries:

KGH Cardio-Respiratory reception - 0208 970 8254

QH Cardio-Respiratory reception - 01708 435497

Cardiac Rehab enquiries:

Cardiac Rehabilitation team - 0208 970 8460

DC Cardioversion:

Catheter lab:

King George Hospital angiogram suite reception: 0208 970 5797

Nurse Led Services

Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic team: 

Heart Failure team:

Arrhythmia Service:

Cardiology Wards

Gardenia Ward (King George Hospital) - 020 8970 8142

Coronary Care Unit (Queens Hospital) – 01708 435335


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