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.
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