David Begley is a Consultant Cardiologist at Papworth Clinic in Cambridge, providing heart treatment at the UK's largest cardiothoracic hospital. He has extensive experience in all aspects of adult cardiac electrophysiology including the ablation of complex arrhythmias, and device implantation including extraction techniques.
Dr David Begley, MB ChB MD, graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1994. Following a period of general training in Scotland, he completed a period of clinical research in hypertrophic cardiomoypathy at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, USA and was awarded the degree of Doctor of Medicine by the University of Edinburgh.
He trained in general cardiology in the northern rotation based at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle and James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough where he completed subspecialty training in cardiac electrophysiology and device therapy. He was appointed a consultant at Papworth Clinic in 2007.
Special interests include the ablation of ventricular tachycardias related to ischaemic heart disease and cardiomyopathies and undergraduate teaching. His research interests are related to the ablation of complex arrhythmias.