Dr. Rami Harb Consultant Cardiovascular Disease

Dr. Harb is a British Board Certified Cardiologist. He completed his residency training in Internal Medicine then fellowship in General Cardiology at The American University of Beirut Medical Center. In 2006, Dr. Harb joined The Heart Hospital, University College London Hospitals (UCLH), London – United Kingdom, where he subspecialized in Inherited Heart Diseases. He practiced at UCLH and The North Middlesex University Hospital in London, and his specialist interest was the treatment of cardiac muscle diseases, specifically inherited pathologies. Dr Harb is listed on the Cardiology Specialist Register of the General Medical Council United Kingdom, with a full license to practice in the UK.

  Areas of Professional Interest:  
Clinical:  
  • Inherited Cardiovascular Disease: subspecialized in the care of patients and families with genetic disorders of the heart, its conduction system and vasculature.
    1. Translation of novel development in genetics, imaging, heart failure and arrhythmia research into improved diagnostics and management for families with inherited forms of cardiomyopathy and arrhythmia.
    2. Identifying at risk individuals in families with inherited heart disease
    3. Studying disease development within families to identify disease markers and targets for treatment.
  • Occupational Cardiovascular Medical Check-up
  • Coronary Artery Disease primary prevention and treatment
  • Valvular heart disease, diagnosis and management
  • Arrhythmia management and follow-up
  • Stroke primary prevention and treatment
  • Anticoagulation management and follow-up
  • Hypertension, Dyslipidemia (Lipid disorders), Diabetes Mellitus type II treatment and follow-up
  • Carotid artery disease and Peripheral Vascular disease primary prevention and treatment
  • Metabolic Syndrome treatment and follow-up
  Diagnostic:  
  • 2D – Echocardiography + Doppler
  • Exercise Stress ECG
  • Exercise Stress Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiography and Rhythm study, including Ambulatory Holter Monitoring for cardiac rhythm abnormalities
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Head-up Tilt Table Test evaluation
  • Cardiac CT Angiography interpretation
  • Myocardial Perfusion Studies interpretation
  • Cardiac Catheterization interpretation with a decision on treatment and follow-up.
  Memberships:
  • Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology
  • Member of the British Cardiovascular Society
  • Member of the Working Group on Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases, European Society of Cardiology
  • Member of the American Heart Association
  • Member of the European Society of Echocardiography
  • Member of the Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
  • Member of the Medical Defense Union – United Kingdom
  • Member of the Lebanese Order of Physicians
 

Contact Details

rharb@cure.ae