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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
- Complex Devices
- General cardiology
Dr Wilson is a Consultant Cardiologist based in Worcestershire Royal Hospital. He is fully trained in all aspects of cardiology and has a particular interest in heart function and cardiac rhythm management. Dr Wilson will see patients with all manner of cardiac symptoms including patients with problems related to shortness of breath, palpitations, chest pain, dizzy spells and loss of consciousness.
Dr Wilson undertakes the following procedures: permanent pacemaker implantation, implantation of cardiac resynchronisation therapy and implantation of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators.
Dr Wilson is accredited by the British Society of Echocardiography (BSE) in adult trans-thoracic echocardiography and Heart Rhythm UK (HRUK - devices).
He qualified from Manchester Medical School in 2003 where he also studied in Laussane, Switzerland in his final year. He was awarded Membership to the Royal college of Physicians in 2006. He completed an international fellowship in Cardiac Rhythm Management in Wellington, New Zealand in 2011 and was awarded a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Southampton in 2017 for research undertaken in subcutaneous implantable cardioverter. He was appointed a consultant cardiologist in Worcestershire Royal Hospital in 2016.
Dr Wilson has been appointed the Associate Medical Director for Research and Development at Worcester Acute Hospital Trust and has published over 20 articles in peer-reviewed medical journals, presented his research at international medical conferences and authored chapters in medical textbooks. Dr Wilson is also actively involved in medical training and has worked regularly with the British Cardiac Society as part of their simulator training program.
Areas of interest
Chest pain, fainting, blackouts, shortness of breath, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, palpitations, swollen ankles, heart failure, heart murmur
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Cardiologist, Worcestershire Royal Hospital
Associate Medical Director for Research and Development, Worcestershire Royal Hospital
Subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator sensing
Risk prediction modelling
Pyschological aspects of peri-operative pain perception
Impact of age and frailty on cardiac implantable electronic devices
I was brought up in Eastern and Southern Africa and have enjoyed working and travelling in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, United States America, Japan, and India. I am bilingual (French and English), my wife is English/Dutch and we have three children. I'm a keen cyclist, guitarist, tennis player and gardener.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- French - Native or bilingual
- German - Conversational
- Dutch - Basic
1. Yeoh, A, Sammut E, Diab I, Wilson DG. Wound haematoma following deﬁbrillator implantation: incidence and predictors: comment (EUPC-D-17-00785)Europace 2017
2. Wilson DG et al. Electrode positions, transformation coordinates for ECG reconstruction from S-ICD vectors. Data Brief 2017
3. Wilson DG, et al. Reconstruction of an 8-lead surface ECG from two subcutaneous ICD vectors International Journal of Cardiology 2017
4. Wilson DG, Ahmed N, Sun P,Diab I. Successful transvenous cardiac resynchronisation therapy in a case of coronary sinus ostial atresia. Eur Heart J (2017) 38 (7): 477
5. Wilson DG, Leventgianis G, Barr C, Morgan JM. ECG predictors of T wave oversensing in Subcutaneous Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators. International Journal of Cardiology 2016 1;220:27-31.
6. Frontera A, Panniker S, Breitenstein A, Bruno VD, Connolly GM, Wilson D, Rio T, Dhinoja MB, Hussain W, Schilling RJ, Thomas G, Wong T, Hunter RJ, Sacher F, Jaïs P, Duncan E.. Ventricular tachycardia ablation in Octogenarians. Europace 2016. Accepted for publication
7. Wilson DG, et al. Increasing age does not affect time to appropriate therapy in primary prevention ICD/CRT-D: A competing risks analysis.
Europace (Accepted February 2016 Manuscript number: EUPC-D-15-00844)
8. Wilson D, Morgan JM, Roberts PR.
Leadless" pacing of the left ventricle in adult congenital heart disease.
International Journal of Cardiology (accepted January 2016)
9. Wilson D, Yue A, Robert PR, Morgan JM.
Leadless pacing: the old with the new.
International Journal of Cardiology 2016;203:407-8
10. Wilson D, Zeb M, Veltman G, Dimitrov D, Morgan J.
Left and right parasternal sensing for the S-ICD in adult congenital heart disease patients and normal controls.
Pacing and clinical electrophysiology 2015 Dec 23. doi: 10.1111/pace.12802.
11. Wilson DG, Yue A, Morgan JM, Roberts PR.
Strategies to reduce infections during the Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device implant: A time to name a shame.
12. Frontera A, Wilson DG, Sekhon H. Thomas, G, Duncan ER.
Atrial fibrillation and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Who to anticoagulate?
Clinical Research in Cardiology 2015;104(10):799-802
13. Wilson DG, et al.. Comment on the article by Barra et al. entitled 'Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in the elderly: rationale and specific age-related considerations'.
Courses offered to GPs
Heart failure update
Valvular heart disease
Device therapy in heart failure
- MBCHB University of Manchester 2003
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians 2005
- Doctorate of Medicine University of Southampton 2017
- International Fellowship in cardiac rhythm management Capital and coast district health board, Wellington, New Zealand 2011
- Diplôme Approfondi de la Langue Française (Manchester) University of Manchester 2003
- British society of echocardiography accreditation British society of echocardiography 2011
- Heart Rhythm UK accreditation for devices Heart rhythm UK 2011
Reference number 6078018
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- General Medical Council General Medical Council 2004
Details of entry to specialist register
- Cardiology, 2016
Affiliations / memberships
British Medical Association
British society of heart failure
General Medical Council
Royal College of Physicians
- 139 Bath Road, Worcester, WR5 3YB
- 17:30 - 20:00
- 07950 411130
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