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Dr J Tomson qualified as a physician in 1999 and completed specialist training in Cardiology in 2015 (CCT Cardiology) after undertaking Cardiovascular research and epidemiology training at Oxford (MD). He is a Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Free London Hospitals and an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at UCL Medical School, London and consults privately in London.
His specialist interests include cardiac rhythm management, cardiac device therapy (cardiac resynchronisation therapy, pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillators), heart failure, cardiomyopathies, blackouts, dizziness, palpitations and syncope. He also has expertise in cardiovascular imaging, cardiovascular research including epidemiology and drug trials. He is a Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), and is a Certified Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS) by the IBHRE (USA). He conducts cardiovascular research and teaches medical students at UCL, London.
Areas of interest
Cardiac arrhythmia management; management of palpitations; loss of consciousness or syncope; management of palpitation; management of dizziness; Implant of Cardiac devices; heart failure; cardiac defibrillator; cardiac resynchronisation therapy; atrial fibrillation; prevention of stroke and cardiovascular disease; management of breathlessness; coronary disease; cardiovascular diseases; cardiac problems with chronic illnesses; cardiovascular research.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Cardiologist - Cardiac Rhythm Management and Heart Failure.
Royal Free Hospital,
London. NW3 2QG
Cardiovascular disease , Rhythm disorders, Syncope and fainting, Cardiac function, Arterial stiffness, Cardiovascular function monitors, Hypertension, Epidemiology and clinical evidence through Randomised controlled trials.Developing International research collaboration.
1. Tomson J, et al. Effects of vitamin D on blood pressure, arterial stiffness and cardiac function in older people after 1 year: BEST-D trial. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Oct 24;6(10)
2. HPS3/TIMI55–REVEAL Collaborative Group, Bowman L, Hopewell JC, Chen F, et al. Effects of Anacetrapib in Patients with Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease. N Engl J Med. 2017 Sep 28;377(13):1217-1227
3. Tomson J, Emberson J, Hill M, et al. Vitamin D and risk of death from vascular and nonvascular causes in the Whitehall study and meta-analyses of 12,000 deaths. European Heart journal. 2013 May;34(18):136574.
4. Tomson J, Bowman L, Armitage J. Concise guide to recommended lipid lowering drug treatment. Prescriber. 2011.
Courses offered to GPs
Managing atrial fibrillation in the community.
- MD University of Oxford 2016
- CCT Cardiology West Midlands Deanery 2015
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians 2004
- CCDS International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners 2015
Reference number 5207347
Details of entry to specialist register
- GMC Consultant Cardiologist, 2015
Affiliations / memberships
- British Cardiovascular society (BCS)
- British society of heart failure (BSH)
- European society of cardiology (ESC)
- Royal college of Physicians, London (RCP)
- British Medical Association (BMA)
- Pond StreetLONDONNW3 2QG
- 09:30 - 11:30
- 020 7317 7751
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I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: j.tomson27