Professor Richard Schilling

Professor Richard Schilling

MB BS, MRCP, MD

Cardiology

Recommended by 2 specialists
33 years of experience
21 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Thanks Richard for looking after Kealan, went v.smoothly for us all.“
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Subspecialty

  • 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
    2,753 reviews

    OneWelbeck

    1 Welbeck St, Marylebone, London, London, United Kingdom, W1G 0AR
    135 reviews

    About

    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

    Procedures

    • 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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    Education

    MB BS - University of London - 1989

    MD - University of London 1998

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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Atrial Fibrillation
    3/6
    Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    2/6
    Tachycardia
    2/6
    Electrophysiology
    1/6
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
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    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Thanks Richard for looking after Kealan, went v.smoothly for us all.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    decisive and proactive, extremely good.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Although busy, willing to listen to questions and explain
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Excellent ablation consultant
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Really impressive doctor
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Always impeccably professional and caring.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 2 specialists
    Dr Iqbal Malik
    Dr Iqbal Malik
    Cardiology
    Is a colleague

    "World class electrophysiologist, and also a really nice man. I would trust my mother to his care."

    03-02-2021

    Recommended for:
    Atrial Fibrillation, Palpitations
    I have referred patients to them

    "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"

    06-11-2020

    Recommended for:
    Atrial Fibrillation

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