Dr Malcom Finlay is a Consultant Cardiologist at The Wellington Hospital and at the Barts Heart Centre. He specialises in ablation of atrial fibrillation, implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) insertion and management, cardiac resynchronisation therapy insertion (bivent ICD), pacemaker insertion and management, implantable loop recorder insertion. He has performed over 500 catheter ablation procedures for atrial fibrillation and other arrhythmias, and over 500 pacemaker and ICD procedures, including device implantation and generator changes. He has also developed severely new cardiac devices, which have been recognised by the European Heart Rhythm Association’s Innovation committee
He studied medicine at Oxford University and gained his PhD in Cardiac Electrophysiology from University College London (UCL). Here he was made a Senior Clinical Research Fellow and appointed as a Consultant Cardiologist in 2014. He holds honorary positions at UCL and Queen Mary University of London. He also collaborates closely with Medical Engineering and basic science departments at these institutions.
Dr Finlay is actively involved in clinical research in his field, particularly into the pathogenesis of atrial fibrillation and the use of novel technologies in investigation and treatment. He has published more than 40 papers and regularly speaks at international conferences. He is a member of the EHRA Scientific Initiatives Committee and EHRA Examination Committee, the British Heart Rhythm Society, EHRA and the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society.