Dr James Barry is a heart rhythm cardiac specialist based at the Regional Cardiac Centre in Morriston Hospital Swansea, providing tertiary services for a population of one million people. Prior to his consultant appointment in 2009, Dr Barry trained at the University Hospitals in Southampton and Bristol developing a clinical expertise in invasive cardiac rhythm management (ablation) and device implantation. Dr Barry qualified as a doctor from the University of Cambridge in 1997. Dr Barry’s current practice involves the investigation of palpitations, syncope and of risk of sudden cardiac death in high risk groups, the management of AF and its associated stroke risk, implantation of pacemakers, ICDs and biventricular pacemakers (to treat heart failure) as well as the treatment of ablatable arrhythmias. When not at work Dr Barry spends his time at home with his young family, when time allows he likes to getting out into the fresh air on his bike and trying to pretend he is still as fit as he once was.
MA(Cantab), MB BChir, FRCP(Lond), CCDS
The invasive treatment of arrhythmias with cardiac ablation, including SVT, Wolf Parkinson White (WPW) syndrome and atrial flutter. Implantation of cardiac devices, including pacemakers, Implantable Defibrillators (ICD), biventricular pacemakers (CRT) and implantable loop recorders (Reveal devices)