The London Clinic

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Sub specialties

  • Interventional cardiology
  • Advanced cardiac imaging
  • Screening for coronary heart disease
  • Palpitations and arrhythmias
  • Hypertension
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  • Heart disease in women
  • Coronary heart disease risk assessment
  • High cholesterol
  • Advanced cardiac imaging
  • CT coronary calcium scan
  • CT coronary angiogram
  • Transoesophageal echo including 3D echo
  • Patent foramen ovale diagnosis
  • Coronary heart disease and coronary angioplasty and stent insertion
  • Cardiovascular fitness assessment for general/vascular surgery
  • Cardiac CT
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Clinical interests

  • Coronary heart disease and coronary angioplasty and stent insertion
  • Heart disease in women
  • Transoesophageal echo including 3D echo
  • Chest pain and palpitations
  • High cholesterol

Professional profile

Dr Koh was awarded National Health Service Clinical Excellence Awards in 2005, 2007, 2010 and 2012.
He sees all general cardiology patients, including patients with chest pain / angina, palpitations / arrhythmia, breathlessness, heart murmur, hypertension and high cholesterol. Dr Koh specialises in coronary risk factor modification, and has a special interest in heart disease in women and screening for coronary disease.
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Dr Koh is a recognised expert in coronary interventional procedures including angiography and angioplasty and stent insertion (especially transradial coronary interventional procedures).
Dr Koh is Consultant-in-Charge of the Transoesophageal echocardiography Service at Barts and The London NHS Trust - London Chest Hospital. He is actively involved in training in other cardiologists, general practitioners and specialists nurse practitioners. He is training supervisor for Diploma in Cardiology.
Dr Koh has full accreditation in Transthoracic and Transoesophageal echocardiography. He has dual accreditation from both British Society of Echocardiography and the European Society of Cardiology (European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging). He is an elected Fellow of American Society of Echocardiography.
He is a member of the British Heart Valve Society and European Society of Cardiology Working Group on Valvular Heart Disease.
Dr Koh is chapter author in the Oxford Handbook of Cardiology. His contribution to the cardiology scientific literature covers a wide range of disciplines including coronary artery disease, coronary intervention, cardiac imaging (especially transoesophageal echocardiography including 3D TOE) and cardiac arrhythmias.
Dr Koh's awards include:
- NHS Clinical Excellence awards in 2005, 2007, 2010 and 2012.
- British Heart Foundation Research Fellowship
- Sir Thomas Lewis Memorial Prize in Cardiology
- Meyerstein Scholarship
- Frank Scott Scholarship
*Board certification and affiliations*
- Fellow American College of Echocardiography
- Fellow of American Society of Cardiology
- Fellow of American College of Cardiology
- Fellow of European Society of Cardiology
- Fellow of Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
- British Cardiovascular Society
- British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
- General Medical Council Specialist Register in Cardiology and Internal Medicine
- Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST)
- Fellow of Royal College of Physicians (UK)
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Current posts

  • Consultant Cardiologist
    Barts & The London NHS Trust and BHR NHS Trust

Medical training

Year qualified
1989
  • University College Hospital (UCL Medical School)
    1983
  • Royal Brompton Hospital Research Fellowship
    1998
  • St Batholomew’s Hospital and London Chest Hospital
    1999

Ages treated

Adults
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Clinic location

5 Devonshire Place
London W1G 6HL
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Clinic times

Friday: 1pm - 7:30pm

Secretary

Mrs Janet Folley
020 7616 7693
Fax 020 7813 1486

Mrs Janet Folley
01277 221 254