Dr David Gareth Jones read medicine at St Mary’s Hospital Medical School (now part of Imperial College London) and won prizes in anatomy and histology. He was awarded a BSc scholarship and subsequently obtained first class honours in the field of cardiovascular medicine in 1997.
After he graduated with his degree in medicine (MBBS) in 2000, Dr Jones trained in general internal medicine in London and Plymouth.
He subsequently trained in clinical cardiology, cardiac electrophysiology and cardiac devices at Greenlane in Auckland, New Zealand; and in London at Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals.
His doctoral research (MD awarded 2013) was in the field of interventional electrophysiology in advanced heart disease. In particular he looked at the role of ablation therapy in managing patients with atrial fibrillation and heart failure.
Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
- Treatment of cardiac arrhythmias (heart rhythm abnormalities) such as atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia
- Catheter ablation procedures
- Pacemaker and defibrillator implantation and follow-up
- Cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT)
- Left atrial appendage occlusion procedures
- Advanced heart failure
- Arrhythmia management
- Catheter ablation in patients who have had heart or lung transplants
Primary Medical Qualification
MB BS 2000 University of London
Specialist Register entry date
Cardiology From 01 Feb 2011
BSc(Hons) Cardiovascular Medicine Imperial College School of Medicine (St Mary's Hospital Medical School) 1997
MRCP(UK) Royal College of Physicians (London) 2003
MD(Res) - Interventional Electrophysiology in Advanced Heart Disease National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London 2013
EHRA certification in Interventional Electrophysiology European Heart Rhythm Association 2012
EHRA certification in Cardiac Pacing and ICDs European Heart Rhythm Association 2012