Biography

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 clinical and research lead of arrhythmia services.

Clinical expertise

Dr Tom Wong is an expert in using interventional techniques to treat and manage arrhythmia. This includes:

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.

Research interests

Dr Tom Wong's research interests include:

He has attracted over £2 million in research grant funding in the last five years.

Publications

Dr Tom Wong has published over 100 papers in leading scientific journals including: 

  • Circulation
  • Journal of the American College of Cardiology
  • European Heart Journal
  • Circulation Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology
  • Heart Rhythm Journal
  • Europace
  • Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology

He has also written numerous book chapters and articles.

Teaching

Dr Tom Wong is a reader in cardiology at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London.