Dr Douglas Elder

Dr Elder is a Consultant Cardiologist and Cardiac Electrophysiologist with a wide range of experience in general cardiology and a particular special interest in the management of palpitation, funny turns and heart rhythm problems

Dr Douglas Elder is a consultant cardiologist based within NHS Tayside working between Perth Royal Infirmary, Ninewells Hospital in Dundee, and the New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. He trained in Cardiology with a sub-speciality interest in cardiac electrophysiology, arrhythmia management and implanted cardiac devices.

Dr Elder is a Certified Cardiac Device Specialist by the International board of heart rhythm examiners (IBHRE), is accredited in device implantation by the European Heart Rhythm Association and holds Level 2 Certification in Invasive Cardiac Electrophysiology from the European Society of Cardiology. Dr. Elder is interested in the management of patients will all cardiological conditions but especially the investigation and management of palpitation, cardiac syncope and heart rhythm disorders.

Dr Elder is an approachable and sympathetic doctor who has excellent communication skills and welcomes referrals from all aspects of cardiology


Tayside Complete Health
Mondays 1PM – 8PM
Spire Shawfair Park
Mondays 9AM – 12PM
BMI Kings Park
Wednesdays 2PM – 5PM





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Procedures & Investigations


  • Conditions
  • Test and Investigations
  • Procedures
  • Arrhythmia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Breathlessness
  • Bradycardia
  • Heart Failure
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Lightheadedness
  • Pacemaker
  • Palpitation
  • Syncope (collapse)
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
  • Tachycardia
  • Funny turns
  • Electrocardiograph (ECG)
  • Echocardiogram (Echo)
  • Holter monitor (24 hour tape)
  • Loop recorder
  • Kardia Alivecor Recording analysis
  • Ablation
  • Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • ICD Replacement
  • Direct Current Cardioversion
  • Electrophysiological Studies
  • Loop Recorder Implantation
  • Pacemaker Implantation
  • Pacemaker Generator Replacement
  • Pulmonary Vein Isolation