Dr Ben Brown
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Outpatient appointments from Monday 6:30pm and Thursday 7pm (remote only during COVID), Alexandra hospital, Cheadle
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Dr Benjamin Brown MBChB MRCP MD
Areas of expertise - arrhythmias, pacemakers (including complex devices and defibrilators), ablation treatments, atrial fibrillation (AF), sudden death risk, palpitations
Place of study
University of Leeds
Date first licensed to practise
After his graduation from Leeds Medical school Ben obtained competitive jobs in the Yorkshire region completing his medical exams on the first attempt. He was then awarded a prestigious British Cardiac society fellowship to support his research degree looking at the role of genetics in premature heart disease. His research findings were presented at national and international meetings and he was selected to represent his hospital for a visit to Downing Street recognising “excellence in the NHS”. He then obtained a place as a cardiology registrar in the Yorkshire Deanery. The final years of his training were spent specialising in electrophysiology and culminated in a fellowship at Wythenshawe hospital. His training has provided him with extensive experience of cardiac pacing and the latest ablation techniques for all arrhythmias including VT and AF.
In addition to his clinical duties Ben is heavily involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and leads the audit of the pacing and ablation service at Wythenshawe. He has active research projects looking at how best to measure patient experience and the optimal way to pace the heart. He is also on the panel of the medicines management committee to ensure the safe adoption of new medicines within Wythenshawe.
Ben has a special interest in the management of Atrial Fibrillation and is an approved member of the Atrial Fibrillation Association UK on their website as a recognised AF specialist.