Dr. Michael Koa-Wing

Dr. Michael Koa-Wing

BSc (Hons), MBBS (Hons), MRCP, PhD, DIC, CCDS, FRCP

Cardiology

20 years of experience
6 years as a specialist

Subspecialty

  • Electrophysiology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4725578
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £175

    Practices worked at

    The Wellington Hospital

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

    The Wellington Hospital Elstree Waterfront

    The Waterfront Beaufort House Elstree Road, Elstree, United Kingdom, WD6 3BS
    176 reviews

    About

    Dr Michael Koa-Wing is a senior Consultant Cardiologist at West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust and Imperial College Healthcare, Hammersmith Hospital. He is the head of cardiology at West Herts Hospitals and is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College, London.

    Dr Koa-Wing is trained in all aspects of general cardiology, including the management of chest pain, heart failure, funny turns and palpitations, with a major subspecialist interest in arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders) and implantable cardiac devices. He can perform implantation of pacemakers, loop recorders, left atrial appendage occluders, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation devices and is an accredited cardiac device specialist. He also performs catheter ablation for all arrhythmias, including supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), atrial flutter, atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia.

    Dr Koa-Wing graduated from Guys’, King’s and St. Thomas’ Medical Schools with distinctions, undertaking his postgraduate training at St. Mary’s and Hammersmith Hospitals. During his training years, he has also gained experience at Harvard Medical School associated Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, USA.

    Dr Koa-Wing has a PhD in cardiac electrophysiology awarded by Imperial College, London; his research findings resulting in a multicentre clinical trial in ventricular tachycardia ablation in addition to the development a 3D mapping system for ablation of complex arrhythmias (Ripple Mapping), now in clinical use worldwide.

    Dr Koa-Wing is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, member of the British Cardiac Society, European Society of Cardiology and British Heart Rhythm Society.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Catheter ablation
    • Pacemaker implantation
    • Defibrillator implantation
    • Cardiac resynchronisation device implantation
    • Left atrial appendage occluder implantation
    • Cardiac arrhythmias
    • Cardiovascular risk
    • Palpitations
    • Funny turns
    • Loss of consciousness
    • Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT)
    • Atrial flutter
    • Atrial fibrillation
    • Ventricular tachycardia
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    Medical procedures

    • Pacemaker Surgery
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    Special interests

    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Palpitations
    • Tachycardia
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    Education

    • BSc (Hons) Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital 1997
    • MBBS (Hons) Guy's, King's and St. Thomas' Hospital 2000, distinctions in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Medicine & Surgery
    • MRCP Royal College of Physicians (London) 2003
    • PhD, DIC Imperial College London 2010
    • CCDS Heart Rhythm Society 2012
    • FRCP Royal College of Physicians (London) 2018
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