Prof Elijah Behr is professor in cardiovascular medicine and honorary consultant cardiologist specialising in electrophysiology at St George's, University of London and St George's Hospital, London. He runs an arrhythmia service and co-leads the inherited cardiac conditions clinic at St George's, coordinating a multidisciplinary team that provides a single one-stop service to families.
Prof Behr studied medical sciences at St John's College, University of Cambridge and clinical medicine at Guy's Hospital, London where he graduated with distinction. He completed cardiology and academic training at St George’s Hospital, London.
Prof Behr is president of the Association for Inherited Cardiac Conditions. He is an editorial board member of the Heart Rhythm journal and co-wrote international guidelines for the diagnosis and management of arrhythmia syndromes. He is a healthcare partner lead for the European Rare Disease Reference Network GUARD-HEART and co-chairs the South London ICC network. He founded the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Genetics group of the European Heart Rhythm Association.