Worldwide Atrial Fibrillation Specialists

Clinicians have kindly given permission for their details to be added to the AFA database. This is not an exhaustive list, and AFA cannot verify any of the names included on the list. All referrals to a specialist must be through your own GP.

If you are a clinician with an interest in AF and would like to have your name included on the database, please contact info@afa-us.org

A symbol indicates the specialist carries out ablation procedures

Location First Name Surname Title Area of interest Medical Center
ARGENTINA
(Buenos Aires)
Jorge Gonzalez-Zuelgaray Dr Cardiac Electrophysiologist Marcelo T. de Alvear
AUSTRALIA
(QLD) Brisbane
Gerry Kaye Associate
Professor
Interventional electrophysiology, ablation, devices ICDs and pacemakers Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD
AUSTRALIA
(QLD) Brisbane
John Hayes Dr Cardiac EP and Heart rhythm disorders including AF and ablation therapies, Pacemakers, Defibrillators (ICD) and CRT for Heart Failure. Fellow Heart Rhythm Society (FHRS) St Andrew's Hospital, Brisbane
AUSTRALIA
(QLD)
Hugh McAlister Dr Electrophysiologist and Cardiologist Townsville Cardiovascular Associates
AUSTRALIA
(NSW)
Ben Freedman Professor General Cardiology, anti thrombotic management, anti-arrhythmic management Concord Hospital NSW
AUSTRALIA
(Bedford Park - SA)
William Heddle Dr Cardiac Electrophysiology, adult arrhythmia management Flinders Medical Centre
AUSTRALIA
(Brisbane -
Wooloongabba)
John Hall Dr Cardiac Electrophysiology Heart rhythm disorders including AF and ablation therapies RF /Cryo/pacemakers/CRT for Heart Failure/ICD/Syncope 16+ yrs experience Princess Alexandra Hospital
AUSTRALIA
(Melbourne)
Peter Kistler Dr   The Alfred Hospital
AUSTRALIA
(NSW)
Marios Savvides Dr Clinical Cardiology Marrickville
AUSTRALIA
(Newcastle NSW)
Christopher Levi Professor Stroke and clinical research Dept of Neurology,
John Hunter Hospital
AUSTRALIA
(Nedland WA)
Michael Davis Dr Cardiac rhythm disturbances, Electrophysiology and Pacing Hollywood Private Hospital
AUSTRALIA
(Perth)
Andrei Catachin Dr AF ablation / drugs / research and warfarin alternatives Royal Perth Hospital, Hollywood Private Hospital
AUSTRALIA
(Perth)
Graeme Hankey Professor Neurology and stroke Royal Perth Hospital
AUSTRALIA
(Perth)
Vincent  Paul Dr Cardiology and all areas of arrhythmias Royal
Perth
Hospital
AUSTRALIA
(St Leonards, NSW)
David Whalley Dr Cardiac
Electrophysiologist
North Shore Private Hospital,
St Leonards
AUSTRALIA
(Grennsborough,
VIC)
Brian Chambers Associate
Professor
Management of stroke and atrial fibrillation Diamond Valley
Specialist Centre
AUSTRALIA
(Heidelberg
VICTORIA)
David O'Donnell Dr AF ablation Warringal Private Hospital
AUSTRALIA
(Clayton
VICTORIA)
Emily Kotschet Dr AF management and AF ablation Monash Medical Centre
AUSTRALIA
(South Australia)
Andrew McGavigan Professor Cardiology and Electrophysiology Cardiology and Electrophysiology
Bedford Park
AUSTRALIA
(South Australia)
Glenn Young Professor Cardiac Arrhythmias and Cardiac Device Implantation Calvary Wakefield Hospital, Adelaide
AUSTRALIA
(Western Australia)
Paul Stobie Dr Cardiac Electrophysiology, atrial fibrillation and an interest in catheter ablation St John of God Hospital, Subiaco
AUSTRALIA
(Western Australia)
Shakeeb Razak Dr Pharmacotherapy and ablation of atrial fibrillation Joondalup Specialist Centre, Joondalup
AUSTRALIA
(Winthrop)
Joseph Hung Dr Special interest in AF, arrhythmias, Antithrombotic therapy, Heart Failure, Imaging. Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
EGYPT
(Cario)
Gamal Shaban Professor Director of Heart Rhythm Egypt & Chair / member of international heart rhythm groups - specialist area, AF Saridar Medical Tower
Ecuador Freddy Pow Chon Long Dr Heart Failure Avenida San Jorge

ENGLAND

(Birmingham)

Paulus Kirchhof Professor Cardiovascular Medicine University of Birmingham Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences
IRAN
(Tehran)
Masoud Eslami Professor Cardiology Tehran University of Medical Services
IRAN
(Tehran)
Zahra Emkanjoo Professor Cardiac Electrophysiology Rajaei Heart Centre
NORTHERN IRELAND
(Co. Tyrone)
Donna Keenan Sister Atrial Fibrillation Tyrone County Hospital
SERBIA (Belgrade) Velibor Ristic Dr EP with an interest in AF, has experience in RF ablation of AF (PVI) with CARTO system. Dedinje Cardiovascular Institute
VENEZUELA (Sao Paulo) Maria Macuare Dr Clinical and Interventional Electrophysiology and Artificial Cardiac Stimulation Heart Hospital of Sao Paulo-Brazil & Cardiology Institute Dante Pazzanese