Professor Richard Schilling

Professor Richard Schilling

MB BS, MRCP, MD

Cardiology

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2 specialists

31 years of experience
26 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Although busy, willing to listen to questions and explain“
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Subspecialty

  • Electrophysiology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3338881
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    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1768 reviews

    About

    Professor Schilling graduated from St Thomas’s Hospital, London UK in 1989. After training in cardiology in Hull and London he was appointed as consultant at Barts in 2000. He was appointed as chair in cardiology and electrophysiology in 2009. He was also part of the team that lead the merger of the Heart and Barts hospitals, which is one of the largest heart centres in Europe. Professor Schilling also sees patients privately.

    He has previously served as the strategy director for Barts Hospital and the medical director for the Arrhythmia Alliance and the Atrial Fibrillation Association. He is the non-executive chair of Rhythm AI. He was deputy clinical director for the Nightingale Hospital London. He is currently the president of the British Heart Rhythm Society. 


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

     

    • Novel arrhythmia mapping
    • Ablation techniques 
    • Catheter ablation
    • Pacemaker implantation
    • Defibrillator implantation
    • Transoesphageal echocardiography
    • Cardiac resynchronisation therapy

     

    • Atrial fibrillation (AF)
    • AF ablation
    • Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
    • Transoesphageal echocardiography
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    Procedures

    • Cardiac Pacing
    • Cardiac Re-synchronisation Therapy
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • ECG Monitor
    • Pacemaker Surgery
    • Transoesophageal Echocardiogram
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Tachycardia
    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Bradycardia
    • Dizziness
    • Long QT Syndrome
    • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    • Ventricular Fibrillation
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    Education

    MB BS - University of London - 1989

    MD - University of London 1998

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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Atrial Fibrillation
    2/4
    Tachycardia
    1/4
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Although busy, willing to listen to questions and explain
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Excellent ablation consultant
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Really impressive doctor
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Always impeccably professional and caring.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 2 doctors for:
    2

    Cardiology

    Dr Iqbal Malik
    Dr Iqbal Malik
    Cardiology

    03-02-2021

    World class electrophysiologist, and also a really nice man. I would trust my mother to his care.

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For conditions: Atrial Fibrillation, Palpitations
    For procedures: Pacemaker Surgery, Cardiac Re-synchronisation Therapy, Catheter Ablation
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Carl Shakespeare
    Dr Carl Shakespeare
    Cardiology

    06-11-2020

    I have known Richard for 20 years a colleague in both the NHS and privately. He is an excellent clinical opinion and highly skilled in atrial fibrillation . Very through and highly emapathetic. I highly recommend him, as he puts his patients first

    For specialty: Cardiology
    For conditions: Atrial Fibrillation
    For procedures: Video Consultation
    Connection: I have referred patients to them

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