Professor Richard Schilling received his medical degree from St Thomas' Hospital in London, UK, in 1989. After completing cardiology training in Hull and London, he became a consultant at Barts in 2000. In 2009, he was named chair of cardiology and electrophysiology. He was also a member of the team that oversaw the merging of the Heart and Barts hospitals, which is one of Europe's largest heart centres.
He formerly worked as the strategy director at Barts Hospital as well as the medical director at the Arrhythmia Alliance and the Atrial Fibrillation Association. He serves as Rhythm AI's non-executive chair. He was previously the deputy clinical director at Nightingale Hospital London.
Prof. Schilling is the current president of the British Heart Rhythm Society.
Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments:
- Novel arrhythmia mapping
- Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
- Ablation techniques
- Atrial fibrillation (AF)
- AF ablation
- Catheter ablation
- Pacemaker implantation
- Defibrillator implantation
- Transoesphageal echocardiography
- Cardiac resynchronisation therapy
- Cardiac Pacing
- Cardiac Re-synchronisation Therapy
- ECG (Electrocardiogram)
- ECG Monitor
- Pacemaker Surgery
- Transoesophageal Echocardiogram
- Video Consultation
- Atrial Fibrillation
- Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
- Long QT Syndrome
- Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
- Ventricular Fibrillation
"World class electrophysiologist, and also a really nice man. I would trust my mother to his care."
"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"