Dr Chris Lang

Consultant Cardiologist

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

Specialises in

  • Heart rhythm disorders
  • Dizzy spells and blackouts
  • Palpitations
  • Inherited cardiac arrhythmias

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.

General Medical Council Number: C4123705

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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Additional information

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. Special Clinical Interests: Supraventricular tachycardia; Ventricular tachycardia; Implantable defibrillators (ICD); Cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT); Pacemakers; Inherited cardiac arrhythmias; Syncope.

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

Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

My outside interests include tennis, golf and skiing.

Telephone 0131 334 0363
Website http://www.heartrhythmservices.co.uk
Private secretary Michelle Thomson
Private secretary fax 0131 242 1891