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Cardiology Consultants

Dr Michael Koa-Wing

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General information:

Name, qualifications:

Dr Michael Koa-Wing, BSc, MBBS, MRCP, PhD, DIC, CCDS

Practising at:

Watford General Hospital, West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London

Specialty:

Cardiology

Sub-specialty:

Electrophysiology and implantable cardiac devices

Special clinical interests:

Electrophysiology mapping technologies in complex arrhythmia management.

Current posts (NHS, University,)

Consultant in cardiology at Watford General Hospital, West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust. Consultant in cardiology at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Hammersmith Hospital. Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Imperial College, London.

Year of first medical qualification:

2000

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Physicians (member), British Cardiac Society, European Society of Cardiology

Contact details:

Direct telephone number: (01923) 436197
Secretary's name: Sara Fortey
Secretary's telephone number: (01923) 436197
Secretary's email address: sara.fortey@whht.nhs.uk

Background:

Professional profile

Dr Koa-Wing is trained in all aspects of general cardiology and has a major subspecialist interest in arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders) and implantable cardiac devices. He performs catheter ablation for all arrhythmias, including supraventricular tachycardia, atrial flutter, atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia. He also implants pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation devices and is an accredited cardiac device specialist.

Dr Koa-Wing graduated from Guys’, King’s and St. Thomas’ Medical School, London with distinctions, having already received an intercalated BSc in pharmacology. He undertook his postgraduate training in London, having been a trainee himself at Watford General as well as St. Mary’s and Hammersmith Hospitals.

He is a Member of the Royal College of Physicians and has a PhD in cardiac electrophysiology, Imperial College, London. His research findings have resulted in a major multicentre clinical trial in ventricular tachycardia ablation as well as the development and investigation of a novel 3D mapping system for ablation of complex arrhythmias. He continues to pursue his research interests at Imperial College Healthcare.

Personal profile

Dr Koa-Wing’s personal interests include spending quality time with his young family, eating out and films.  He is a keen photographer and has even shot at a wedding or two!


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