Consultant Profile

Dr Michael Koa-Wing

Name:
Dr Michael Koa-Wing BSc, MBBS, MRCP, PhD, DIC, CCDS
Practicing at:
Spire Bushey Hospital
Specialties:
  • Cardiology
    • Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)
    • Atrial fibrillation
    • Stroke prevention
Special clinical interests:
  • Arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders) and palpitations e.g. supraventricular tachycardia, atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia
  • Cardiac devices e.g. pacemakers, implantable defibrillators, cardiac resynchronisation therapy
Research interests:

New techniques and technologies (particularly 3D mapping) in the management of complex arrhythmias e.g. atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia

Current NHS and /or university posts:
  • Consultant Cardiologist, West Herts Hospitals, Watford General Hospital
  • Consultant Cardiologist, 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 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
020 8950 0534
Private secretary telephone number:
020 8950 0534
Private secretary email address:
 
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Michael Koa-Wing is a consultant cardiologist in the NHS at Watford General Hospital, Herts. and Imperial College Healthcare, Hammersmith Hospital in London. His secretary is based at Spire Bushey Hospital, and his main private practice is based at Spire Bushey Hospital.

Dr Koa-Wing is trained in all aspects of general cardiology, including the management of chest pain, heart failure and palpitations 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 (SVT), 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 with distinctions, having already received an intercalated BSc in pharmacology.  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.

He undertook his postgraduate training in London, having been a trainee at Watford General as well as St. Mary’s and Hammersmith Hospital.  During his training years, he has also gained experience at the prestigious Harvard Medical School associated Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, USA.

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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Dr Michael Koa-Wing

Dr Michael Koa-Wing Cardiology Consultant, Bushey, Watford, private hospital specialist.

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