Dr John Foran

Consultant Cardiologist

MB BS, FRSM, FACA, Cert Av Med, FSCAI, FRCP, FESC

Specialty
  • Cardiology

Special interests Atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease, heart failure

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    Dr John Foran qualified from St. George’s Hospital in 1988. He trained in adult and paediatric cardiology at various institutions in and around London, before being appointed as a consultant in 2001. He is currently employed as a consultant cardiologist at St. Helier Hospital in Surrey and at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London.,Regularly undertaking diagnostic coronary angiography since 1989, Dr Foran preformed his first coronary angioplasty procedure in 1990 and his first catheter ablation procedure in 1991. As a result, he now has more than 20 years of experience in these disciplines., In 2003 (in the UK), he pioneered LA appendage occlusion – a key-hole interventional technique used for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation – and he now has 10 years of experience with this treatment modality.

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    Atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease, heart failure

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