John Paisey

John Paisey currently serves on BHRS as a Doctor representative and chairs the BHRS Education Committee.

John is a consultant cardiac electrophysiologist (Heart Rhythm Specialist) and Honorary Senior Lecturer at University Hospital Southampton. He qualified from Southampton in 1997 and trained in Wessex and Oxford. He is the educational lead for cardiology in Wessex and arrhythmia training nationally.

Dr Vishal Luther

Dr Vishal Luther is an Electrophysiologist at the Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital.

He has a keen interest in VT ablation, with a PhD (2017) investigating novel mapping and ablation techniques in myocardial scar. In Dec 2022, he published a study reconsidering the conventional 0.5-1.5mV bipolar voltage limits, describing an alternative approach to differentiate ventricular scar from borderzone using Ripple Mapping.  He is a keen teacher, and founder of Cardio Webinar. He has been an active member of prior HRC/BHRS meetings, speaking in the “EP Master-classes”, and national “EP Traces Courses.”

Shahnaz Jamil-Copley

Dr. Jamil-Copley is a Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.

She is the VT ablation service lead, having started the service in 2016. She trained in clinical EP at St.Mary’s and Hammersmith Hospitals, London and gained further advanced VT ablation experience at San Raffaele Hospital, Milan. Her PhD at Imperial College involved “Testing and Development of Novel techniques for mapping and ablating VT”.

Prof Dhiraj Gupta

Professor Dhiraj Gupta is a consultant cardiologist at the Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital (LHCH).

LHCH is the largest specialist cardiothoracic centre in the United Kingdom. Prof Gupta is a very high-volume operator in interventional electrophysiology and Left Atrial Appendage Occluder (LAAO) work. He proctors cardiologists nationally and internationally for LAAO implants. Prof Gupta has served as the Chief Investigator for many multicentre international trials in the field of catheter ablation, and he has over a hundred scientific publications to his name. He has an honorary appointment with the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at the University of Liverpool, and has supervised and examined several PhD students. Prof Gupta served as the Treasurer of the British Heart Rhythm Society 2017-2018, and he sits on the Clinical Standards Committee of the British Cardiovascular Society.

Dr Justin Lee

Dr Justin Lee trained in cardiac electrophysiology in Cambridge and Melbourne Australia, before becoming a consultant in Sheffield in 2014.

Justin is interested in novel mapping and ablation techniques for both atrial and ventricular arrhythmias. Justin initiated the cardiac SABR service locally in 2018, and is currently a member of the UK SABR Consortium Cardiac SABR Subgroup.

Dr Claire Martin

Claire Martin is an Electrophysiologist at Royal Papworth Hospital.

She completed a PhD at the University of Cambridge funded by a MRC Training Fellowship, and was awarded the BCS Young Research Workers’ Prize. After specialist training at Papworth Hospital, she undertook clinical fellowships at Barts Heart Centre and Bordeaux, through funding from an ESC Training Grant. She has subspecialist interests in the ablation of ventricular arrhythmias in structural heart disease and in arrhythmias in patients with adult congenital heart disease. Her research interests are in the mechanisms and ablation strategies for complex atrial and ventricular arrhythmias.

Dr Mark Dayer

Dr Mark Dayer is a cardiologist in a district general hospital. He is a complex device implanter.

He has contributed to the National Audit of Cardiac Rhythm Management and became the clinical lead at the start of 2023. Aside from this, he is also the lead for ACHD at the Trust and infective endocarditis is a significant research interest.

Dr Niall Campbell

Dr Niall Campbell is a Consultant Cardiologist based at the Manchester Heart Institute and has a specialist interest in cardiac devices.

He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester and is Chair of the Board of Trustees for NW Hearts Charity. He is also a Clinical Associate of the Greater Manchester & East Cheshire Strategic Clinical Network and leads its Cardiac Rhythm Management Group. He has an active research interest in approaches that reduce inequalities in cardiac rhythm management, AF after cardiac surgery and risk stratification for ventricular arrhythmias.

Professor Elijah R Behr

Elijah Behr is an international expert in the field of arrhythmias.

Elijah is a Professor in Cardiovascular Medicine at St George’s, University of London where he leads the Cardiology Research Section and Directs the Cardiovascular Clinical Academic Group. He is past president of the Association for Inherited Cardiac Conditions and the first chairperson of the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Genetics Group of EHRA. He co-leads the arrhythmia syndrome sub-domain of the UK 100,000 Genomes Project Cardiovascular Genome England Clinical Interpretation Partnership and advise the NHS England Clinical Reference Groups for Cardiovascular and Genomics Services. He leads the NHS England Coronial Sudden Unexpected Death Pilot.

Eleri Gregory

Eleri is a Consultant Cardiac Physiologist for Cardiac Rhythm Management at Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester.

She has been a physiologist for over 15 years and is involved in the EP lab and with Cardiac Device implantations and follow-up. She enjoys teaching and training in both subjects and is involved with delivering education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She is an elected council member of the British Heart Rhythm Society (BHRS) and is the current President-Elect. She is also a member of the British Cardiac Society Cardiac Physiology / Scientist Council representing the BHRS.

Dr John Silberbauer

John Silberbauer is a Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist working at the Sussex Cardiac Centre in Brighton.

He has a special interest in ventricular arrhythmia ablation and enjoys teaching and research within the field. He undertook a 2-year VT fellowship under the tutelage of Dr Paolo Della Bella in Milan and has pioneered the Coronary Vein Exit and CO2 Insufflation technique for epicardial VT access.

Lisa Anderson

Dr Lisa Anderson is a Consultant Cardiologist and Honorary Reader at St George’s Hospital, London.

Dr Anderson is Chair Elect of the British Society for Heart Failure and Member of the NHSE Expert Advisory Group for Heart Failure and Valve disease. Dr Anderson led the project to open the UK’s first Acute Heart Failure inpatient unit, providing specialist nursing, therapist, and cardiac care to admitted patients with heart failure. Dr Anderson wrote the proposal for the NCEPOD enquiry into deaths in Acute Heart Failure (2018) Writing group chair for the UK Ambulance Service Heart Failure guidelines. Research Interests are V122I TTR cardiac amyloid and improving outcomes in acute heart failure. Sub-speciality is CMR.

Dr Anthony Li BSc MBBS MD

Dr Anthony Li is a Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist at St. George’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Dr Li graduated from St. George’s Hospital Medical School and undertook training in cardiology in the Southwest Thames rotation. His post doctoral degree involved developing a novel algorithm for mapping of ventricular arrhythmias. Dr Li undertook an international fellowship at the UCLA cardiac arrhythmia centre in Los Angeles. He is currently co-director of the Advanced Ventricular Arrhythmia Teaching and Research (AVATAR) program at St. George’s Hospital.

Dr Donah Zachariah

Dr Donah Zachariah is a Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge.

Previously consultant at University Hospitals of North Midlands, Stoke on Trent. Area of special interest Ventricular arrhythmias, with Fellowship and Masters in Complex Ventricular Arrhythmias from University of San Raffaele, Milan, Italy. Electrophysiology fellowships from Bristol Heart Institute, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham and Royal Bournemouth Hospital. Wessex Cardiology trainee and MD Research in heart failure and cardiorenal syndrome from University of Southampton. Medical school from Trivandrum Medical College, Kerala, India.

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