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Fellowship Training in Electrophysiology and Pacing


To provide training in the theoretical and practical aspects of cardiac electrophysiology, catheter ablation, pacing and implantable cardioverter defibrillator implantation.


12 months


  • Understand basic cellular and whole organ electrophysiology related to normal physiology and cardiac arrhythmias.
  • Manage patients with cardiac arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death.
  • Use surface electrocardiogram and other non-invasive tools such as signal averaging to evaluate complex cardiac arrhythmias.
  • Use and interpret non-invasive studies such as Holter monitors and transtelephonic monitors in the investigation of patients with arrhythmias.
  • Perform and interpret the upright tilt test in the investigation and management of patients with syncope.
  • Perform and appropriately interpret intracardiac recordings and programmed electrical stimulation techniques for diagnosis and management of cardiac arrhythmias.
  • Understand indications for appropriate use of pharmacological and non-pharmacologic therapy such as catheter ablation and surgery for arrhythmias, and be able to independently perform catheter ablation or arrhythmia surgery.
  • Understand indications for technique of implantation and follow-up of permanent pacemakers (single and dual chambers) and be able to perform both single and dual chamber pacing.
  • Understand indications for technique of implantation and follow-up of patients for antitachycardia devices and the automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator.

Admission Criteria

  • MMed, MRCP or its equivalent.
  • Completed at least 2 years of general training in Cardiology with an accredited post graduate Cardiology training programme.  

Hands-On Training


How to Apply
Interested applicants are to email their completed application form and CV to: 

NHCS Fellowship Administrator 
Office of Training & Education
National Heart Centre Singapore