Advisors

  • Dr Robert Gerber is a Consultant Cardiologist at Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital in East Sussex. Having completed his medical training at King's College London, he went on to complete the MB/PhD programme.

    Dr Gerber is qualified in both General Internal Medicine and General Cardiology with a sub-speciality in Interventional Cardiology. He has also previously worked as an Interventional fellowship at San Raffaele and Columbus Hospitals in Milan, Italy.

    Dr Robert Gerber is also highly involved in research and teaching, and he is module leader for the MSc in Cardiology at Brighton and Sussex University (BSUH). He is also a member of the British Hypertension Society (BHS), the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society (BCIS) and the European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (EAPCI).

    Dr Gerber has published extensively in the field of interventional cardiology, and is also the ESHT Principal Investigator of several randomized clinical trials. A keen sportsman, Dr Gerber uses his cardiac and sports knowledge to run healthy heart screening programmes.

  • Honorary Clinical Research Fellow; Fellow in Cardiac Electrophysiology & Devices

    Dr Afzal Sohaib is a Electrophysiology & Devices Fellow at Imperial College London and is on the ESC Cardiologists' of Tomorrow Nucleus. Having completed his medical training at University College London, Dr Sohaib undertook training as a Cardiology registrar at centres in North West London including Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. His main research interest lies in cardiac electrophysiology and devices, having also completed a PhD studying how biventricular pacemakers deliver benefits in heart failure.

    Dr Sohaib has an interest in improving teaching and training in cardiology, and has served on the Specialty Advisory Committee for Cardiovascular Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians which designs and oversees the delivery of cardiology training in the UK. Dr Afzal Sohaib is currently on the ESC Cardiologists' of Tomorrow Nucleus initiative, has directed the annual British Junior Cardiologists' Association (BJCA) meeting, and is involved in designing the programme for the ESC Congress.