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Dr Matthew Wright, Consultant Cardiologist

Specialising in:

Electrophysiology: Management of atrial fibrillation and atrial tachycardia. Management of supraventricular tachycardia (SVTs), and ventricular tachycardia (VT) and sudden cardiac death (SCD). Palpitations; pacemakers, implantable defibrillators (ICDs) and resynchronisation devices (CRT).

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Specialist Details
Full name

Dr Matthew Wright

Qualifications

CCT Cardiology FRCP FHRS MB BS PhD

Title

Consultant Cardiologist

Matthew Wright
Specialties

Cardiology

Site specialisation

Electrophysiology

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Clinical interests

Electrophysiology: Management of atrial fibrillation and atrial tachycardia. Management of supraventricular tachycardia (SVTs), and ventricular tachycardia (VT) and sudden cardiac death (SCD). Palpitations; pacemakers, implantable defibrillators (ICDs) and resynchronisation devices (CRT).

Background Information
Biography

Dr Wright trained at UCL after being selected for the prestigious MB PhD programme. He specialised in cardiology and electrophysiology. Following training at Oxford, The Hammersmith and St. Mary's, he spent two years at the world-renowned arrhythmia centre in Bordeaux, with Prof. Haissaguerre, Jais and Hocini. He has published over 70 scientific papers and books and is regularly asked to speak at major international meetings. He regular performs 'live' AF ablation cases to teach European electrophysiologists. 
He has ongoing research collaborations internationally and acts as a proctor to electrophysiologists in Europe and the Middle East.

Languages spoken

English

Availability
Regular Cromwell clinics

Yes

Clinic days

Mon: ad hocTue: ad hocWed: pm/eveThurs: ad hocFri: amSat: ad hoc

Appointments telephone number

020 7460 5700

Additional Career Information
Year qualified

2000

Memberships

Heart Rhythm Society, British Cardiac Society, Heart Rhythm UK

NHS hospitals

St Thomas' Hospital

Posts
Research interests

Near field ultrasound to accurately assess transmural lesions during ongoing ablation. Mapping of AF 'rotors' in colloboration with Sanjiv Narayan at UC San Diego

Key published papers

Wright M, Harks E, Deladi S, Suijver F, Barley M, van Dusschoten A, Fokkenrood S, Zuo F, Sacher F, Hocini M, Haissaguerre M, Jais P. Real Time Lesion Assessment Using A Novel Combined Ultrasound and Radiofrequency Ablation Catheter. 
Heart Rhythm: 2011; 8(2): 304-312 
 
Narayan SM, Wright M, Derval N, Jadidi A, Forclaz A, Nault I, Miyazaki S, Sacher F, Bordachar P, Clementy J, Jais P, Haissaguerre M, Hocini, M. Classifying Fractionated Electrograms in Human Atrial Fibrillation Using Monophasic Action Potentials and Activation Mapping: Evidence for Localized Drivers, Rate Acceleration and Non?Local Signal Etiologies 
Heart Rhythm: 2011; 8(2): 244-253 
 
Wright M, Hocini M, Ho SY, Haisaguerre M. Epicardial ablation of left ventricular outflow tract tachycardia via the coronary sinus Heart Rhythm 2009;6(2):290-1 
Wright M, Miyazaki S, Haissaguerre M. Stepwise Approach for Ablation of Persistent AF. Editors Steven Huang and Mark Wood. Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias (3rd Edition). Saunders, Elsevier. Philadeliphia. 201; Chapter 17: 304-315 
 
Wright M, Sacher F, Haissaguerre, M. Catheter Ablation For Patients with Ventricular FibrillationCurr Opin Cardiol. 2009;24(1):56-60.

Media coverage

Our health professionals regularly contribute to hospital publications, as well as national newspaper articles and television coverage.

Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrilation
Bupa Cromwell Hospital MEDIscene magazine Issue 5