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Dr Michael Rigby
MB ChB, FRCP, FRCPCH
Cardiology
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SUBSPECIALTIES

Paediatric Cardiology

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LANGUAGES

english

About

Dr Michael Rigby is an experienced Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist based at the Royal Brompton Hospital in London. 

Dr Rigby graduated in 1970 from the University of Leeds. He went on to do his specialist training in Leeds, Birmingham Oxford, London and at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. 

Outside his clinical practice, Dr Rigby leads annual courses on echocardiography in congenital heart disease and neonatal and infant heart disease. He arranges seminars and meetings in the Uk and is passionate about teaching international students. He regularly lectures and teaches at international meetings and conferences and he has previously been a faculty member of the Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery and the Brazillian Society of Paediatric Cardiology. He has extensively published research papers in the field of congenital heart disease and authored numerous books. He successfully established a programme of interactive video-conferencing and telemedicine to allow distance education nationally and internationally. 

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Medical Procedures

  • Closure of Atrial and Ventricular Septal Defects
  • Stenting for Aortic Coarctation 
  • Pulmonary Arterial and Venous Stenosis
  • Cutting Balloon Dilatation of Pulmonary Vein Stenosis
  • Percutaneous Pulmonary Valve Implantation 

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Special Interests

  • Interventional cardiac catheterisation in congenital heart disease

Education

MBChB University of Leeds