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Dr David Lefroy, Male

Consultant cardiologist 3076008
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Biography

Dr David Lefroy studied medicine at Cambridge University and St Thomas’ Hospital and qualified in 1985. He completed his postgraduate training in general medicine and specialised in cardiology from 1989 onwards. Following registrar, Medical Research Council research fellow, and senior registrar posts at Hammersmith, Royal Brompton, and St Mary’s hospitals, he was appointed in 1996 to a British Heart Foundation International Fellowship in cardiac electrophysiology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA. His appointment as consultant cardiologist at Hammersmith Hospital has been continuous and full time from 1997 to the present.

Dr David Lefroy was elected fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 1999 and fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society in 2014. His training and clinical practice has encompassed all aspects of cardiology in adult patients, but in recent years he has focused more on the management of cardiac arrhythmias. He is experienced in the use of catheter ablation and implanted cardiac pacemaker/defibrillators to treat heart rhythm disordered and currently continues a busy clinical practice in these areas.

Special interests

  • Cardiac arrhythmia
  • Radiofrequency catheter ablation
  • Pacemakers
  • Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs)
  • Acute coronary syndromes
  • Coronary angioplasty and stenting
  • General cardiology in adults