Iain is a consultant cardiologist / cardiac electrophysiologist at Christchurch Hospital and with the Christchurch Heart Group. After training as a cardiologist in Christchurch Hospital, he undertook subspecialty training in Cardiac Electrophysiology at MCV Hospitals in the United States with Dr Kenneth Ellenbogen - a leading authority on cardiac pacing and device therapy.
Iain’s speciality is the medical and interventional management of heart rhythm disorders. Particular areas of interest include atrial fibrillation, investigation of palpitations, ablation of abnormal heart rhythms, cardiac pacing / device therapy, and the management of syncope. In addition to these areas, he is active in all aspects of general cardiology.
MB ChB 1989 Otago; FRACP 1999
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Full NZ Registration Date
11 January 1991
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