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Dr. Oliver Segal

Professional Description:

Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist



Harley Street Clinic Diagnostic Centre
16 Devonshire Street
Area of work:

UK wide (including remote consultations)


Dr Segal graduated from King's College, London in 1995. He trained in electrophysiology & cardiac rhythm devices at St. Mary’s Hospital & St. George’s Hospital in London and in London, Ontario, Canada. He was appointed as Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist at The Heart Hospital, University College London Hospitals in 2008, then moving to the Barts Heart Centre, St. Bartholomew's Hospital in April 2015 when services were transferred.

Dr Oliver Segal has over 20 years’ experience as a Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist, specialising in the management of arrhythmias, performing catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation (AF), atrial flutter, SVT, VT and other arrhythmias, implanting pacemakers, defibrillators (ICDs), CRT devices, loop recorders and left atrial appendage occlusion devices. He is also expert in using antiarrhythmic medication, managing patients with some forms of inherited arrhythmia syndromes and patients with autonomic dysfunction leading to blackouts.

Dr Segal has undertaken medicolegal instruction for clinical negligence cases since 2011 and typically write >10 reports/year including Breach of Duty, Causation, Condition & Prognosis and Desktop screening reports. He is familiar with liaising with Counsel. A ratio of 95% of reports are for Claimants and 5% for Defendants. Dr Segal’s area of expertise is all aspects of arrhythmia, electrophysiology, catheter ablation and cardiac rhythm device implantation. Waiting time for a consultation, if required, is typically <2 weeks, and can often be undertaken as a telephone or video call. Cardiac tests can be arranged very quickly. Average report turnaround time is 1-3 months depending on case complexity and existing case load. Dr Segal attended the Inspire Medilaw Expert Witness Training Course, Oxford, in September 2019 and attended and then taught on “Keeping Clinicians out of Court” Medico-Legal Course, Northwick Park Hospital, July 2000-2003.


London and Canada


Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians London, Member of the British Heart Rhythm Society, Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society (USA), Member of the European Heart Rhythm Association

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