Inherited Arrhythmia Syndromes, Management & Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation & Ventricular Tachycardia, Management of Device Infection, Pacemaker & ICD Troubleshooting and Insertion, Supraventricular Tachycardias
Dr. Shakeeb Razak completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of Western Australia and his postgraduate cardiology training at Royal Perth Hospital. He undertook his fellowship training and research in clinical cardiac pacing and interventional electrophysiology at Royal Perth ...
Dr. Shakeeb Razak completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of Western Australia and his postgraduate cardiology training at Royal Perth Hospital. He undertook his fellowship training and research in clinical cardiac pacing and interventional electrophysiology at Royal Perth Hospital and overseas at University Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada.
Dr. Razak specialises in all aspects of arrhythmia management including:
- Pharmacotherapy and ablation of supraventricular tachycardias, atrial flutter, atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia - Insertion, follow up and troubleshooting of single and dual chamber permanent pacemakers (PPMs) and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronisation therapy devices (CRT-D) - Management of cardiovascular implantable electronic device infections with percutaneous and laser lead extraction techniques - Management of patients and families affected by sudden cardiac death and inherited arrhythmia syndromes such as Brugada syndrome, arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC), catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (CPVT), congenital long QT syndromes, short QT syndrome and early repolarisation syndrome
Fellowship Member of the Cardiac Society of Australia
New Zealand Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
Member of Heart Rhythm Society Member of European Heart Rhythm Association
Awards and Publications
1. Won 1st prize at the Medtronic Canadian National Electrophysiology Fellow’s Forum presentation session held at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario Canada in July 2009 2. Won 2nd prize at the Medtronic Canada National Electrophysiology Fellow’s Forum presentation session held ...
1. Won 1st prize at the Medtronic Canadian National Electrophysiology Fellow’s Forum presentation session held at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario Canada in July 2009 2. Won 2nd prize at the Medtronic Canada National Electrophysiology Fellow’s Forum presentation session held at Gattineau, Ottawa, Canada in July 2010 3. Special commendation at the LHSC Resident’s Research Day for young clinical investigators in May 2009 held at the Sunningdale Golf and Country Club in June 2009 4. Royal Perth Hospital Employee of the Month award for February 2006 -Received an unprecedented 25 nominations for my work as a Cardiology Registrar 5. Nominated and made final interview for Goatcher Intern of the Year Award at Royal Perth Hospital 1999
A. Book chapters
Shakeeb Razak, Raymond Yee, Lorne Gula, Allan Skanes, George Klein, Andrew Krahn, Peter Leong-Sit “ Electrocardiography of Cardiac Pacing” Chapter 38 in “Electrophysiological Disorders of the Heart 2nd edition” – edited by Dr. Sanjeev Saksena and Prof. John Camm 2011 - Main Author
B. Journal articles
Shakeeb Razak, Raymond Yee : Medical Device Reuse- The Return of Robin Hood? (Editorial) Heart Rhythm, November 2010 (Vol. 7, Issue 11, Pages 1628-1629) – Main author
Raymond W.Sy, Lorne J. Gula, Peter Leong-Sit, George J. Klein, Raymond Yee, Andrew D.Krahn, Cathy Bentley, Shakeeb Razak, Allan C.Skanes“ Complete Antral Encirclement is not required for pulmonary vein isolation” Heart Rhythm 2011 (Vol 8, Issue 1, Pages 16-22) - Collaborator
Angus G Thompson, Shakeeb Razak, Rohan Jayasinghe. “Cardiac Arrest and Chewing Gum - an unfortunate combination”. Med J Aust. 2007 Dec 3; 187 (11-12); 635 - Collaborator
Eric Simillion, Shakeeb Razak “ Left Main Aneurysm - A Case Study”. Coronary Heart Journal. 2006 Dec; 4; 18-19 – Main Author
C. Presentations (selected highlights)
Invited speaker at the CSANZ 59th Annual Scientific Meeting on 12th August 2011 on “ AED usage and follow – up” as part of the “Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young” session held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Australia. The fellow presenters were Prof. Michel Haïssaguerre from Hopital Haut-Leveque, Bordeaux, France ; Prof. Chris Semsarian from the Centenary Institute, Sydney, Australia and Dr. Russell Denman from Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, Australia.
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