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In working with those requiring cardiological treatment, Dr. Petzer cares for patients with the support of an experienced medical team at all his operating hospitals.
Using the latest technology in cardiac diagnoses and treatment, he is an accomplished high volume cardiac device surgeon, implanting the first Subcutaneous Cardiac Defibrillator in Kent and spearheading the first Syncope service in South East England. He is the main complex device surgeon in King’s College. Treats patients at the Specialised National POTS Clinic. Established the Internal Cardiac Defibrillator, Pacemaker, Resynchronising Services at Darent Valley and started the Cardiac Faints and Falls clinic at KIMS.
Areas of interest
General cardiology; Arrhythmias Management; Pacemaker, ICD, CRT Devices; Heart Failure; Sudden Cardiac Death in the young; Vasovagal Syncope; POTTS; Coronary Angiography
Current NHS consultant posts held
Darent Valley Hospital
Kings Hosptital London
CRT - new techniques
POTS Autonomic Dysfunction
Cricket coach at local community cricket club
Every Thought Counts Award x2 (Care of Excellence)
Kaura A, Sunderland N, Kamdar R, Petzer E, McDonagh T, Murgatroyd F, Dhillon P, Scott PA. Identifying patients with less potential to benefit from ICD therapy: Comparison of the performance of four risk scoring systems. JICE 2017; 49: 181-189.
Sunderland N, Kaura A, Li A, Kamdar R, Petzer E, Dhillon P, Murgatroyd F, Scott PA. Impact of the introduction of a standardised ICD programming protocol: real-world data from a single centre. JICE. 2016; 46: 335-43.
Peplow J, Randall E, Campbell-Cole C, Kamdar R, Petzer E, Dhillon P, Murgatroyd F, Scott PA. Day-case device implantation – a prospective single-centre experience including patient satisfaction data. Presented at HRC 2017.
Kaura A, Sunderland N, Kamdar R, Petzer E, McDonagh T, Murgatroyd F, Dhillon P, Scott PA. Suitability for subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy – the impact of different selection policies. Presented BCS 2017.
Sunderland N, Kaura A, Li A, Kamdar K, Petzer E, Dhillon P, Murgatroyd F, Scott P. Impact Of The Introduction Of A Standardised ICD Programming Protocol: Real-World Data From A Single Centre. Presented at Cardiostim 2016.
Sunderland N, Kaura A, Li A, Kamdar K, Petzer E, Dhillon P, Murgatroyd F, Scott P. Impact of the introduction of a standardised ICD programming protocol: real-world data from a single centre. Presented BCS 2016.
Kaura A, Mann I, Kamdar K, Petzer E, Silberbauer J, Gall N, Murgatroyd F, Scott P. Identifying patients with less potential to benefit from implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy. Presented Europace 2015.
Kaura A, Mann I, Kamdar K, Petzer E, Silberbauer J, Gall N, Murgatroyd F, Scott P. Identifying patients with less potential to benefit from implantable cardiac defibrillator therapy. Heart 2015;101:Suppl 4 A39.
- SONAR Trial
Courses offered to GPs
Essential of Hypertension
How to Manage HDL
How to Interpret 12 Lead ECG
How to Implant CRT-D (education for consultants only)
Sudden Cardiac Death
Infection < 0.5%
Lead Reposition < 1%
Pneumothorax < 0.2% National Average 1%
Perform over 500 procedures a year
- MBcHB University of Cape Town 1992
- Fellowship of Royal Australian College of Physicains RACP 2003
Reference number 4063418
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Lead in Device Therapy Darent Valley Hospital 2015
- Lead in Device Therapy Darent Valley Hospital 2014
- Chairman of Resuscitation Commitee Darent Valley Hospital 2015
Details of entry to specialist register
- CSST Equivalency, 2005
- FRACP , 2003
- BMI Fawkham Manor Hospital, DA3 8ND
- 12:00 - 13:30
- 07962 061065
- Darent Valley Hospital, DA2 8DA
- 16:00 - 17:00
- 01322 425370
- Kent Institute of Medicine & Surgery, ME14 5FT
- 16:00 - 18:30
- 07962 061065
- Spires Tunbridge Wells Fordcombe Road Fordcombe...
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 07962 061065
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
018 9274 1175
Dr Edward Petzer
079 6206 1065
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Insertion of implantable ECG loop recorder (including reporting) - (1-5)
External cardioversion - (1-5)
Local anaesthetic by main operator - (1-5)
Implantation of biventricular pacemaker - (1-5)
Removal of implantable ECG loop recorder (including reporting) - (1-5)
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