Dr Whinnett is a cardiologist with a specialist interest in pacing, heart rhythm disturbances and heart failure. He performs ablation for atrial and ventricular arrhythmias and implantation of pacemakers including cardia resynchronisation devices and defibrillators.
Dr Whinnett is an international expert in the field of cardiac pacemaker implantation and treatment of heart rhythm problems. He is frequently invited to present at the major international conferences. He regularly trains other cardiologists from around the world in advanced techniques for pacemaker implantation.
He leads a research program at Imperial College London which is focused on developing more effective treatments for people with heart rhythm problems. He has published many scientific papers in medical journals.