Dr Colin Stirrat

Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist

MBChB, BSc. Med. Sci (Hons), MRCP, PhD


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I undertook specialist Cardiology training in Edinburgh, completing training in 2018. I left Scotland for Sydney, Australia, to complete a clinical training fellowship in cardiac electrophysiology, before returning to NHS Lothian as a Consultant in 2019.

My specialist area is treating and finding solutions for patients for cardiac rhythm disturbances who have symptoms such as palpitations and blackouts, including inherited cardiac arrhythmias. I specialise in carrying out catheter ablation procedures including atrial fibrillation ablation, cardioversions, and implanting cardiac pacemakers including complex devices such as CRT and ICDs.

I am accredited with the European Society of Cardiology as a devices and electrophysiology specialist. I am a member of the Scottish Cardiac Society, British Cardiac Society and European Heart Rhythm Association of the European Society of Cardiology.

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Cardiology
Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology)
Atrial fibrillation
Hypertension

Special clinical interests: SVT, ablation of arrhythmias, palpitations assessment eg ventricular ectopics SVT (supraventricular tachycardia), inherited cardiac arrhythmias, long QT syndrome – and other inherited cardiac conditions, investigation of sudden cardiac arrest, dizzy spells and blackouts and cardiomyopathy – hypertrophic, dilated and ARVC.

Professional memberships

Scottish Cardiac Society

British Cardiac Society

European Heart Rhythm Association of the European Society of Cardiology

Accredited with the European Society of Cardiology as both a devices and electrophysiology specialist

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Telephone 0131 334 0363
Private secretary Gillian Smith