Position: Consultant Cardiologist and Catheter Lab Director
Location: London, UK
Dr Jones is a consultant cardiologist and catheter lab director at Harefield Hospital (Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust) and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at the National Heart and Lung Institute (Imperial College London). He read medicine at St Mary’s, obtaining BSc with 1st class honours in Cardiovascular Medicine 1997, followed by MBBS 2000. After graduation, he trained in internal medicine in London and Plymouth then trained in cardiology, electrophysiology and devices at Green Lane (Auckland, New Zealand), Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals.
His clinical practice covers management of all cardiac arrhythmias, including complex devices and catheter ablation of AF, SVT and VT; he has a particular interest in treating arrhythmias in advanced heart failure and post-transplantation. His research for MD(Res), awarded 2013, examined the role of catheter ablation to treat persistent AF in heart failure.
Dr Jones is dual-accredited by the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) in Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology and Cardiac Pacing/ICDs. He regularly teaches cardiology trainees, electrophysiology fellows and cardiac physiologists, developed the simulation-based Harefield Transseptal Course and leads Harefield cath labs’ sim- and human factors-based CRRISiS training programme.
His interest in rhythm also extends beyond medicine - he is a keen violinist and longstanding member of the European Doctors Orchestra. He also enjoys cycling and skiing.