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Dr Michael Koa-Wing

Dr Michael Koa-Wing

Consultant Cardiologist
BSc, MBBS, MRCP, PhD, DIC, CCDS

Practising at

Spire Bushey Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Michael Koa-Wing at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Stroke prevention
  • Complex device implantation
  • Ventricular arrhythmia
  • Heart failure

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Professional profile

Dr Michael Koa-Wing is a consultant cardiologist and is the lead for cardiac electrophysiology in the NHS at Watford General Hospital, Herts. He is also an honorary consultant at 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 and Women’s Hospital, Boston, USA.


Clinical Interests

Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)

Arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders), syncope (blackouts) and palpitations e.g. supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia. Accredited IBHRE specialist in cardiac device implantation and management e.g. pacemakers, implantable defibrillators, cardiac resynchronisation therapy, loop recorders. Research interests include 3D mapping and new technologies for use in complex ablation procedures.

Private contact details

Telephone 020 8950 0534
Website http://www.koa-wing.com
Private secretary email melanie@mkwmedical.com
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Heart Rhythm Society
Royal College of Physicians (Member)
British Cardiac Society
European Society of Cardiology

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Current NHS 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

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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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