Professor Richard Schilling

Professor Richard Schilling



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33 years of experience
21 years as a specialist

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“Thoroughly professional in every regard and invoked great confidence.“
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  • 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
    2,785 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. 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


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

    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Tachycardia
    • Bradycardia
    • Dizziness
    • Long QT Syndrome
    • Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
    • Ventricular Fibrillation
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    MB BS - University of London - 1989

    MD - University of London 1998

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