Dr Miles DalbyBSc MBBS MD

Consultant Cardiologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College

Biography

Dr Miles Dalby trained at St Mary’s Hospital Medical School (now part of Imperial College London), before going on to study for his MD thesis at the Royal Brompton Hospital.

Subsequently, he visited the Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris and Hôpital Charles-Nicolle, Rouen, as part of his clinical training. He was involved in the first-in-man percutaneous aortic valve replacements with Professor Alain Cribier in Rouen.

Dr Dalby received a French postgraduate diploma in interventional cardiology and returned to the UK to complete his training.

Clinical expertise

Dr Miles Dalby specialises in interventional cardiology, including coronary angioplasty and stent placement.

He has expertise in:

  • multivessel angioplasty and stenting
  • catheterisation
  • angioplasty using the radial (wrist) route as well as the standard femoral (leg) route
  • heart failure
  • palpitations
  • cardiac arrhythmias.

Dr Dalby also has a specialist interest in adult structural heart disease and is a member of the percutaneous valve group, which is developing percutaneous strategies to treat acquired valvular lesions at the Trust.

Dr Dalby has helped to set up Harefield Hospital’s international reputation in primary angioplasty for heart attack victims and has presented papers on the service in the UK and internationally.

Research interests

Dr Dalby’s research interests include strategies and logistics of primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction.

In addition, he conducts research into the structural and functional analysis of intracoronary thrombus during acute myocardial infarction.

He also leads a research group investigating the biology of intracoronary stents, particularly with regard to the possible risks and benefits of ‘drug-eluting stents’ including high-resolution intracoronary imaging with optical coherence tomography.

Publications

Dr Dalby has acted as a reviewer for the:

  • International Journal of Cardiology
  • Circulation
  • European Heart Journal

Teaching

As a fellow of the European Society of Cardiology, Dr Miles Dalby has presented at their annual conference in Munich.

He also joined the faculty of the US Transcatheter Therapeutics at their meeting in Miami in 2012 to discuss aspects of heart attack management.

Dr Dalby teaches Imperial College London medical students and postgraduate doctors for membership of the Royal College of Physicians.

In 2007, he was a speaker at the first European Interventional Cardiology Fellows course in London.

Location

Harefield Hospital

Memberships

  • British Cardiovascular Society
  • British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
  • Fellow, European Society of Cardiology