Position: Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist
Location: Bournemouth, UK
Richard graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1996 and trained in cardiology at Papworth Hospital, Cambridge before pursuing a fellowship in Electrophysiology at the Royal Melbourne Hospital in Melbourne, Australia under Jon Kalman. During the course of his cardiology training, he completed a PhD at Cambridge University in ventricular arrhythmias in genetically modified murine models of arrhythmogenesis. He joined the team at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital in 2009, where he is now EP lead. His areas of expertise lie particularly in the ablation of atypical atrial arrhythmias and atrial tachycardia. He is the NIHR specialty lead for the Wessex Cardiovascular Local Research Network and has been a principal investigator for a number of clinical trials, several involving the use of different anticoagulants in the context of AF ablation, many of which are now published.