Koa-Wing Michael

Dr Michael Koa-Wing


Consultant Cardiologist

  • Cardiology
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    Dr Michael Koa-Wing is a consultant cardiologist at West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust and Imperial College Healthcare, Hammersmith Hospital. He is the clinical lead for cardiac electrophysiology at West Herts Hospitals and is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College, London.

    He is trained in all aspects of general cardiology, including the management of chest pain, heart failure and palpitations and has a major subspecialist interest in arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders) and implantable cardiac devices. He performs catheter ablation for all arrhythmias, including supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), atrial flutter, atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia. He also implants pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation devices and is an accredited cardiac device specialist.

    Dr Koa-Wing graduated from Guys’, King’s and St. Thomas’ Medical School with distinctions, having already received an intercalated BSc in pharmacology. He undertook his postgraduate training in London, mainly at St. Mary’s and Hammersmith Hospitals. During his training years, he has also gained experience at the prestigious Harvard Medical School associated Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, USA. He has a PhD in cardiac electrophysiology, Imperial College, London. His research findings have resulted in a major multicentre clinical trial in ventricular tachycardia ablation as well as the development a novel 3D mapping system for ablation of complex arrhythmias (Ripple Mapping) which is now in clinical use.

    Dr Koa-Wing is a Member of the Royal College of Physicians, British Cardiac Society, European Society of Cardiology and British Heart Rhythm Society.

Practice locations

NHS base

West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust

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