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Dr Richard Ang is a Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at Barts Heart Centre and Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in London. He specialises in the management of patients with heart rhythm conditions. He performs ablation procedures for a wide range of heart rhythm disturbances including atrial fibrillation and SVTs, and implants pacemaker and defibrillator devices.
Dr Ang believes strongly in working in partnership with his patients to improve their health and wellbeing. He is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese and Malay language.
Dr Ang sees his private patients at the One Heart Clinic in Harley Street, and the HCA Wellington Hospital.
Training and Research
Dr Ang completed his medical training at Barts and the London Medical School, the University of London in 2002 with distinction and prizes. Dr Ang undertook his medical and cardiology training at major teaching hospitals in London. He was awarded the prestigious Medical Research Council Fellowship to study how the brain controls heart rhythm activity for his PhD at University College London with the aim of translating this into treatment for heart rhythm disorders. His research has been published in leading medical and scientific journals. He is currently the clinical lead for SVT ablation procedures at Barts Heart Centre and sits on regional committees to improve the delivery of heart rhythm care in London.
Areas of interest
Palpitations; dizzy spells; blackouts; ectopic beats; fatigue
AF; A Flutter; SVT; heart block; tachycardia; bradycardia; arrhythmia
Loop recorder; Cardioversion; Catheter ablation; AF ablation; A flutter ablation; Pacemaker; ICD; Defibrillator; CRT
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist
Barts Heart Centre, Barts Health NHS Trust.
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Distinction Part 1 MBBS
Medical Research Council Clinical Research Training Fellowship
EHRA clinical presentation prize
Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians London
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Chinese - Native or bilingual
- Malay - Native or bilingual
- Cantonese - Fluent
Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology
American Journal of Physiology
International Journal of Cardiology
Frontiers in Physiology
Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
Journal of Interventional Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
European Heart Journal: Case reports
Courses offered to GPs
- MBBS (London) Barts and the London, University of London 2002
- PhD University College London 2015
Reference number 6052025
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- FRCP Royal College of Physician (London) 2021
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT Cardiology, 2015
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Physician
British Cardiovascular Society
European Society of Cardiology
European Heart Rhythm Association
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.