Dr Tom WongMD FRCP
Consultant cardiologist and electrophysiologist
Dr Tom Wong is a consultant cardiologist and electrophysiologist at Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care who treats private and NHS patients.
Dr Wong graduated from the University of Aberdeen in 1993. He went on to completed his cardiology training at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals, becoming a member of staff in 2006.
He was awarded ‘People of the Year’ by the Association for Disability and Rehabilitation in 1995, and a ‘Young Investigator Award’ from Heart Rhythm UK in 2005.
In 2010, Dr Wong became the clinical director of the cardiac catheterisation laboratories at Royal Brompton Hospital. Since 2015, he has been the chair of arrhythmia services.
Dr Tom Wong is an expert in using interventional techniques to treat and manage arrhythmia. This includes:
- electrophysiology testing for arrhythmias
- catheter ablation
- device implantation and management, such as pacemakers, ICD and CRT.
He is at the very cutting-edge of arrhythmia care and is instrumental to the introduction of novel advanced technologies to the clinical practice in the UK, including:
- leadless pacing
- left atrial appendage occlusion procedures
- other novel mapping and ablation technologies.
Dr Tom Wong’s research interests include:
- characterisation and interventional treatment of complex cardiac arrhythmia
- treating atrial fibrillation and arrhythmia in patients with heart failure and congenital heart disease.
He has attracted over £2 million in research grant funding in the last five years.
Dr Tom Wong has published over 100 papers in leading scientific journals including:
- Journal of the American College of Cardiology
- European Heart Journal
- Circulation Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology
- Heart Rhythm Journal
- Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology
He has also written numerous book chapters and articles.
Dr Tom Wong is a reader in cardiology at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London.
English, Mandarin, Cantonese