Dr David Begley is an experienced consultant cardiologist in Cambridgeshire who specialises in cardiac rhythm management. He supports patients with a range of cardiac problems, with a specialism in those whose hearts beat in an irregular manner.
Patients experiencing any kind of irregular heartbeat can get a referral to Dr Begley. He can help find the cause of the problem and put together a suitable treatment plan.
About Dr Begley – Consultant Cardiologist in Cambridgeshire
Dr David Begley is currently a consultant cardiologist at Royal Papworth Hospital. He graduated from Edinburgh Medical School in 1994 and went onto complete his residency in South East Scotland. After this, he spent several years working and studying in the USA, at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. While there he also undertook research into the investigation and management of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. He achieved a research degree (MD) through the University of Edinburgh based on and built from this research.
Since 2002 Dr Begley has been working back in the UK. He has completed specialist training in cardiology and cardiac rhythm management at Freeman Hospital in Newcastle.
In 2007 he was appointed a consultant in cardiology at Papworth Hospital. He operated as Clinical Lead for CRM from 2011 until 2016. During this period of rapid growth, he maintained the department’s position as one of the highest volume centres in the country. This applied to both electrophysiology studies and complex ablations, and cardiac device implants. Dr Begley became Clinical Director for cardiology in 2018.
During his time at Royal Papworth Hospital, Dr Begley was also elected Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 2009 (FRCP).
Patients who have a referral to Dr Begley usually experience heart rhythm disturbances. Dr Begley will assess, examine and carry out any necessary tests to ensure your abnormal heart rhythm is fully assessed. A wide variety of symptoms can be indication of when the heart is beating too fast (tachycardia) or too slow (bradycardia). Dr Begley’s examination and testing will help discover why your heart is beating irregularly and inform the treatment plan going forward.
While the symptoms of a cardiac rhythm problem can be worrying, it is vital you get the right help as soon as possible. Referral to cardiology ensures you can get effective and correct diagnoses and begin along the right treatment plan.
Contact Dr Begley: Consultant Cardiologist in Cambridgeshire
Prospective patients can get in touch with Dr Begley’s team directly via this website. To make an appointment simply contact Dr Begley’s secretary and arrange a time that suits your schedule.