• HRC2022
  • 9 - 11 Oct 2022

Dr Aaisha Opel

Aaisha Opel

Position: Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist
Location: Middlesex, UK

Dr Aaisha Opel is an award-winning Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist and one of a few female cardiac electrophysiologists in the country.

Dr Opel was appointed as a Consultant in Cardiology and Electrophysiology in 2017 at the renowned Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals before taking up her current post at the North Middlesex University Hospital. In 2021, she was also appointed as Clinical Director of Medical Specialties.

She undertook her excellent subspecialty training in Electrophysiology and Devices at the Barts Heart Centre, St. Bartholomew’s hospital.

Dr Opel has several publications in peer-reviewed journals and has been awarded several awards for clinical work in service development for atrial fibrillation and research. She also speaks at national and international conferences.

Dr Opel has driven other transformational changes in the departments in which she has worked for the betterment of patient care.

She is heavily involved in training the next generation of Cardiologists, is an educational supervisor, mentor and role model for future cardiologists, particularly women, and has been a voice on several councils including the British Heart Rhythm Society (BHRS), Specialist Advisory Committee for Cardiology and British Junior Cardiologists Association.

Dr Opel is known for her caring, empathic manner and has excellent rapport with her patients and those she works with. She is thorough in her patient-centred approach, provides clear explanations in her advice, is an excellent communicator with patients and colleagues, understands the patient and providessound expertise in her field. Her aim is always to deliver the first class patient care.

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