Professor Richard Schilling

Professor Richard Schilling



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30 years of experience
25 years as a specialist


  • 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
    611 reviews


    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 and the Chair of Welbeck Heart Health. He was deputy clinical director for the Nightingale Hospital London. He is currently the president of the British Heart Rhythm Society. 

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    Medical procedures


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


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    Special interests

    • Atrial fibrillation (AF)
    • AF ablation
    • Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
    • Transoesphageal echocardiography
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    MB BS - University of London - 1989

    MD - University of London 1998

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    Peer recommendations

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    Dr Carl Shakespeare
    Dr Carl Shakespeare


    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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