Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineNational Heart & Lung Institute

Honorary Senior Lecturer



+44 (0)20 7351 8619v.markides




Dr Tom Wong +44 (0)20 7351 8619




Chelsea WingRoyal Brompton Campus





Dr Vias Markides qualified in 1992 from St Mary's Hospital Medical School and Imperial College, London, having been awarded the University of London Gold Medal. He trained in Cardiology at St Mary's, St Thomas' and Hammersmith Hospitals.

He was appointed as Consultant Cardiologist with a special interest in Cardiac Electrophysiology at the Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust in 2002. He has led the arrhythmia service since 2005 and currently holds the position of Arrhythmia Chair.


Panikker S, Jarman JWE, Virmani R, et al., 2016, Left Atrial Appendage Electrical Isolation and Concomitant Device Occlusion to Treat Persistent Atrial Fibrillation A First-in-Human Safety, Feasibility, and Efficacy Study, Circulation-arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Vol:9, ISSN:1941-3149

Wynn GJ, Panikker S, Morgan M, et al., 2016, Biatrial linear ablation in sustained nonpermanent AF: Results of the substrate modification with ablation and antiarrhythmic drugs in nonpermanent atrial fibrillation (SMAN-PAF) trial, Heart Rhythm, Vol:13, ISSN:1547-5271, Pages:399-406

Jones DG, Haldar SK, Donovan J, et al., 2016, Biomarkers in Persistent AF and Heart Failure: Impact of Catheter Ablation Compared with Rate Control., Pacing Clin Electrophysiol, Vol:39, Pages:926-934

Panikker S, Lord J, Jarman JW, et al., 2016, Outcomes and costs of left atrial appendage closure from randomized controlled trial and real-world experience relative to oral anticoagulation., Eur Heart J

Sabashnikov A, Weymann A, Haldar S, et al., 2015, Position of totally thoracoscopic surgical ablation in the treatment of atrial fibrillation: an alternative method of conduction testing., Med Sci Monit Basic Res, Vol:21, Pages:76-80

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