Dr Joseph Tomson


Dr Joseph Tomson


Consultant Cardiologist

Dr J Tomson qualified as a physician in 1999 and completed specialist Cardiology training in the WM Deanery, UK (CCT) in 2015. He also undertook Cardiovascular research, trials and epidemiology training at the University of Oxford where he completed his doctorate (MD).

He is a Consultant Cardiologist based at the Royal Free London Hospitals and consults privately in London. He has interests in Cardiovascular disease especially in disorders relating to cardiac rhythm, cardiac dysfunction, coronary disease and in cardiovascular disease prevention.

​Dr Tomson’s specialist interests include cardiac rhythm management, cardiac device therapy (cardiac resynchronisation therapy, pacemakers, implantable cardiac defibrillators), heart failure, cardiomyopathies, palpitations and syncope.

He also has expertise in cardiovascular imaging, cardiovascular research including epidemiology and drug trials. He is a Member of the Royal College of Physicians, UK (MRCP), and is a Certified Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS) by the IBHRE. He conducts cardiovascular research and teaches medical students at the UCL, London.

Year qualified


Country of qualification


Languages spoken

English, Malayalam, Hindi


  • Cardiology


  • British Cardiovascular society (BCS)
  • British society of heart failure (BSH)
  • European society of cardiology (ESC)
  • Royal college of Physicians, London (RCP)
  • British Medical Association (BMA)

Registration and licensing


Procedures offered

  • Implant of cardiac pacemakers
  • Cardiac defibrillators
  • Resynchronization therapy devices
  • Heart rhythm monitors; diagnostic coronary angiography

Clinical interests

  • Cardiac Rhythm management
  • Management of palpitations
  • Loss of conciousness or syncope
  • Implant of cardiac devices
  • Heart failure
  • Cardiac defibrillator
  • Cardiac resynchronisation therapy
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Breathlessness of cardiac cause
  • Coronary disease
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Prevention of cardiovascular disease
  • Cardiac problems with chronic illnesses
  • Cardiovascular research


Research interests

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Cardiac function
  • Clinical studies on devices
  • Cardiac rhythms
  • Arterial stiffness
  • Hypertension
  • CVD epidemiology
  • Clinical evidence through Randomised controlled trials
  • Developing International research collaborations
  • Public health
  • Healthcare innovation

Dr Joseph Tomson, Consultant Cardiologist is available to be seen for consultations at Royal Free London

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