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- Cardiac devices
- Devices: implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)
- Devices: single chamber pacemaker insertion
- Electrophysiology complex cardiac ablation
- Electrophysiology intervention
- Electrophysiology simple cardiac ablation
I believe in aiming beyond simply the treatment of disease to the full restoration of health to give patients back the life they want to lead. I am a Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist based in Manchester with practices at the BMI Alexandra Hospital and Central Manchester Foundation Trust.
I treat all heart diseases with special interests in heart rhythm problems and sports cardiology. I implant pacemakers and defibrillators, and perform ablations to treat heart rhythm disorders. I also undertake a wide range of non-invasive diagnostic investigations.
I trained in medicine at the University of Oxford where I won prizes for academic achievement and research. After completing an intercalated degree in Physiology I was awarded a Wellcome Trust scholarship to fund a period of research before commencement of undergraduate clinical training. My postgraduate Medical and Cardiology training was undertaken in Manchester.
I have a strong research interest in heart rhythm disorders. My PhD, funded by the British Heart Foundation, was awarded in 2009 for work investigating the cause of ‘sick sinus syndrome’ and the development of gene therapy for this disease. This research was awarded the Heart Rhythm Society Young Investigator Award and the Turnberg Cup.
I completed an advanced clinical fellowship in Pacing and Electrophysiology at the world-renowned cardiology department of the Royal Melbourne Hospital led by Professor Jonathan Kalman. During this time I received intensive training in advanced arrhythmia management and ablation, and performed research into mechanisms of atrial fibrillation. I am listed as a heart rhythm specialist performing ablations at www.heartrhythmspecialists.org/specialists.
Areas of interest
Atrial fibrillation; Palpitations; Supraventricular tachycardia; Ventricular tachycardia; Blackouts; Sinus node disease; Ablation; Pacemakers; Defibrillators; Heart Failure Devices; Sports Cardiology
- Michaela Bloom
- BMI The Alexandra Hospital Mill Lane CHEADLE SK8 2PX
- 07597 763903
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Cardiologist, Central Manchester Foundation Trust
I have an ongoing research interest in atrial fibrillation, sinus node disease and arrhythmias in athletes. I am widely published and have been invited to speak at meetings across the world on these topics. I am part of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Research Group at the University of Manchester who are world leaders in the science of heart rhythm disorders.
2012 British Society of Cardiovascular Research, Young Investigator Award, Runner up
2011 Heart Rhythm UK, Young Investigator Award, Winner
2010 Turnberg Cup (clinical academic trainees award), University of Manchester
2010 AstraZeneca, Clinical Research Prize runner up
1998 Andrew Hopley Prize, University of Oxford.
1998 Wellcome Trust Scholarship, for vacation research
1996 and 1997 St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford. Open scholarship for academic achievement.
My publication list is extensive and constantly updated. Please search for "Morris GM" on www.pubmed.com for an up to date list.
Courses offered to GPs
I would be delighted to come and talk to you about any aspect of heart rhythm management. Please contact my PA to arrange this.
- BmBCh University of Oxford 2001
- MA University of Oxford 2005
- BA Physiological Sciences University of Oxford 1998
- PhD University of Manchester 2010
- Specialty Training in Cardiology and Electrophysiology Health Education North West 2015
- Fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing Royal Melbourne Hospital 2014
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians 2005
Reference number 6030129
Details of entry to specialist register
- Cardiology, 2015
- BMI The Alexandra Hospital, SK8 2PX
- 08:00 - 13:00
- 07597 763903
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
ECG (including reporting) - (5-50)
IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)
BMI The Alexandra Hospital (5-50)
Ablation of atrial arrhythmia (including mapping) - (1-5)
Ablation of atrial fibrillation by isolation of the pulmonary veins (including mapping) - (1-5)
External cardioversion - (1-5)
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