Dr Joseph Tomson

Dr Joseph Tomson



17 years of experience
6 years as a specialist
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  • Electrophysiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Malayalam
  • Hindi
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Registered with

  • Royal College of Physicians: 112343
  • General Medical Council: 5207347
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    The Wellington Hospital

    St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    1022 reviews


    Dr Tomson is a Consultant Cardiologist with interests in cardiac rhythm management, implantation of Cardiac devices (including pacemakers, defibrillators and resynchronisation therapy), palpitations, dizziness, loss of consciousness (syncope) and in the treatment of cardiac dysfunction.

    He qualified in 1999 (MBBS) and became a member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP, London) in 2004. He completed higher specialist training in Cardiology (CCT Cradiology, UK) in 2015. He undertook Cardiovascular research at the Clinical Trials and Statistics Service Unit (CTSU, University of Oxford) and completed his research thesis there (MD, 2016).

    Dr Tomson joined the Royal Free hospital, Hampstead, London in 2015. Dr Tomson specialises in management of cardiac arrhythmia, syncope, dizziness, loss of consciousness, breathlessness or symptoms of cardiac dysfunction and conducts cardiac procedures including implantation of cardiac devices (pacemakers, defibrillators, cardiac resynchronisation therapy). His NHS clinics are based at the Royal Free London hospitals NHS Trust. He teaches the UCL medical students and is an examiner at the University College London Medical School, where he also holds an Honorary Clinical Associate Professorship and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London.

    He consults privately at the The Royal Free private unit (Hamsptead), Hospital of St John's and Elizabeth, The HCA Wellington (St John's Wood) and at the Hadley wood hospital (High Barnet). He has published several articles in the Cardiovascular sciences including in his research thesis (vitamin D and cardiovascular disease). 

    You can find Dr Tomson in Linkedin here: www.linkedin.com/in/drjtomson

    Bupa profile page: https://finder.bupa.co.uk/go/dr_joseph_tomson

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Cardiac devices - defibrillators (ICD), resynchronisation pacemakers (CRT), ECG loop recorders (REVEAL LINQ)
    • Pacemakers (Dual chamber, single chamber)
    • Cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT)
    • Dual chamber pacemaker insertion
    • Implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)
    • Single chamber pacemaker insertion
    • Implantable ECG monitors
    • Coronary angiography
    • Echo/imaging
    • Pericardiocentesis
    • Reporting of echocardiography
    • Transthoracic echocardiography
    • Arrhythmia
    • Syncope, fainting, loss of consciousness
    • Palpitations
    • Atrial fibrillation
    • Implant of Cardiac devices
    • Heart failure treatment
    • Breathlessness due to cardiac cause
    • Cardiac function monitoring devices
    • Cardiovascular disease research
    • Vitamin D, Hypertension, cardiovascular disease risk reduction


    • Pacemaker Surgery
    • Pacemaker Surgery
    • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor
    • Cardiac Pacing
    • Cardiac Re-synchronisation Therapy
    • Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing
    • Defibrillator Implantation
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • ECG Monitor
    • Echocardiogram (Cardiac Ultrasound)
    • Exercise Stress Test
    • Pericardiocentesis
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    Special interests

    • Pacemakers
    • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
    • Angina
    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Bradycardia
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Dizziness
    • Heart Attack
    • Heart Failure
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Inherited Cardiac Conditions
    • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    • Non-Invasive Heart Imaging
    • Palpitations
    • Tachycardia
    • Ventricular Fibrillation
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    • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London
    • MD: Doctor of Medicine, 2016
    • CCT in Cardiology: West Midlands Deanery, 2015
    • CCDS: International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners, USA, 2015
    • MRCP: Royal College of Physicians, London, 2004
    • MBBS: KMC, Manipal, 1999

    Professional memberships:

    • British Cardiovascular Society (BCS)
    • British society of heart failure (BSH)
    • European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
    • Royal College of Physicians, London (RCP)
    • British Medical Association (BMA)
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