Dr Chris Lang

Dr Chris Lang

Consultant Cardiologist
BMedSci (Hons), MB ChB, FRCP(Ed), MD

Practising at

Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Chris Lang at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Cardiac defibrillators
  • Implantation of cardiac resynchronisation therapy devices (CRT)
  • Radio frequency ablation of arrhythmias.

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Professional profile

Availability - Shawfair: Monday 6pm-8pm.

I graduated from Edinburgh University and trained in cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Milan. I was appointed as a consultant at the North West Heart Centre, Manchester in 2006 before moving back to Edinburgh in 2009.

As a cardiac electrophysiologist I have specific training in the advanced management of heart rhythm disturbances with individually tailored medication and radiofrequency ablation. I am also very experienced in the implantation and follow-up of implantable cardiac devices such as pacemakers, implantable defibrillators (ICD) and cardiac resynchronisation therapy devices (CRT) for patients with heart failure.

Clinical Interests

Atrial fibrillation
Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)

I have specialised experience in the investigation and management of heart rhythm disorders, dizzy spells and blackouts, and advanced heart failure management. Supraventricular tachycardia. Ventricular tachycardia. Implantable defibrillators (ICD). Cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT). Pacemakers. Inherited cardiac arrhythmias. Syncope.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Cardiovascular Society
Heart Rhythm UK
Member of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Member of the European Heart Rhythm Association
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

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Personal Profile

My outside interests include tennis, golf and skiing.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0131 334 0363
Private secretary Michelle Thomson
Private secretary fax 0131 242 1891

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