Professor Richard Schilling
Director of research at the London AF Centre
Richard Schilling established the London AF centre 12 years ago. He has specialised in AF ablation since 1998 and had the privilege of being involved in the evolution and development of AF ablation since its inception.
He helped establish two patient charities, the Arrhythmia Alliance and the Atrial Fibrillation Association, and serves as their Medical Director. He also has served as the Treasurer of the British Heart Rhythm Association.
He has previously been the Director for Research and is now the Director for Strategy and Commercial for Barts Hospital.
His published research is wide ranging but has focused on improving outcomes and safety of catheter ablation.
He is also a pilot with an instrument rating and crew resource management accreditation and the safety culture learning and experience has been introduced into his medical practice.