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Last updated: 29 Apr 2020
- General cardiology
I implant simple and complex pace makers and defibrillators. I started the implantation of subcutaneous defibrillators at the Lancashire Cardiac Centre. As an interventional cardiac electrophysiologist, I offer ablation treatment for patients with cardiac rhythm abnormalities such as supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), ventricular tachycardia (VT), atrial fibrillation, atrial tachycardia and for accessory pathways. I also have a specialist interest in treating patients with blackouts.
I qualified in India and was trained in cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology at the University Hospitals Birmingham, University Hospitals Stoke on Trent and University Hospital Leicester. I was appointed to the Lancashire Cardiac Centre in 2010 and have played an important role in developing a cutting edge interventional cardiac electrophysiology and arrhythmia service.
I have published papers on cardiac pacing in patients with heart failure.
Areas of interest
Pacemaker and defibrillator implantation;
Treatment of cardiac rhythm abnormalities;
Syncope; Atrial fibrillation; arrhythmia; blackouts; fainting episodes;
- Michelle Cookson
- Spire Fylde Coast Hospital St. Walburgas Road BLACKPOOL FY3 8BP
- 01253 461461
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Reference number 4691264
- Spire Fylde Coast Hospital, FY3 8BP
- 17:00 - 20:00
- 01253 308053
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