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Dr. Peter Kabunga

Consultant Electrophysiologist and Cardiologist
LMSSA(London), MRCP(UK), Grad. Dip. (Cardiac EP)

Dr Kabunga qualified in 2001 from St George’s Hospital Medical School, London (LMSSA). He completed his junior medical training at the Royal Free Hospital, London and senior specialist cardiology training at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

Dr Kabunga is accredited in cardiac electrophysiology by the British Heart Rhythm Society (BHRS) and in transthoracic echocardiography by the British Society of Echocardiography (BSE).

He completed a graduate diploma in Cardiac Electrophysiology (Australia) and a 2-year advanced Fellowship in Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology at the prestigious Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, Australia.

Awards and Prizes

Best presentation

ANZ ECG & Arrhythmia Symposium Sydney, Australia

2014

Winner

Australasian Cardiac Devices Conference Quiz, Sydney, Australia

2014

Young Investigator Award, European Society of Cardiology

Coronary pathophysiology and Microcirculation, Vienna, Austria

2007

Special interests

Electrophysiology studies and ablation for heart rhythm disorders
Implantation of pacemakers, defibrillators (ICD) and cardiac resynchronisation therapy devices (CRT)
General cardiology (inpatient care and outpatient clinics)
Management and the prevention of cardiovascular disease

Current Appointments

Dr Kabunga is jointly appointed as an NHS Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at Darent Valley Hospital (Kent) and King’s College Hospital (London)

Dr Kabunga has practicing privileges at the following Hospitals and Clinics

Kent Institute of Medicine and Surgery(KIMS) Hospital, Kent

BMI The Blackheath Hospital, London

Lyca Health, Canary Wharf, London

Lyca Health, Orpington, Kent

International Experience

Dr Kabunga is widely travelled and has worked, trained or observed clinical practice in

USA – Holds US Medical Licensing Exam certification – ECFMG certificate

AFRICA – MBCHB – Uganda

CHANNEL ISLANDS – Specialist Registrar in Cardiology, Jersey

AUSTRALIA – Cardiac EP Fellowship, Sydney, Graduate Diploma in Cardiac Electrophysiology, CEPIA, Australia

ASIA – Biotronik B-connected Physician cardiac electrophysiology education program at Takeda Hospital, Kyoto and Hayama Heart Centre, Tokyo, Japan

EUROPE – Masters in Pulmonary Vascular disease, University of Bologna, Italy

1. Gray B, Kirby A, Kabunga P, Freedman SB, Yeates L, Kanthan A, Medi C, Keech A, Semsarian C, Sy RW. Twelve-lead ambulatory electrocardiographic monitoring in Brugada syndrome: Potential diagnostic and prognostic implications. Heart Rhythm. 2017 Jun 30;14(6):866-74

2. Kabunga P, Medi C, et al: Malignant Ventricular Arrhythmic Storm Triggered by Short-coupled Premature Ventricular Contractions Arising from the Anterolateral Papillary Muscle. European Journal of Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology, 2016;2(1):33–6

3. Kabunga P, Phan K, et al: Meta-Analysis of Contemporary Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Strategies: Irrigated Radiofrequency Versus Duty-Cycled Phased Radiofrequency Versus Cryoballoon Ablation. JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology Jun 2016, 2 (3) 377-390

4. Phan K, Ha H, Kabunga P, et al: Systematic Review of Defibrillation Threshold Testing at De Novo Implantation. Circulation Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2016 Apr;9(4)

5. Kabunga P et al: Loss of Biventricular Pacing During Exercise: What Is the Mechanism? J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2016 Mar;27(3):362-5

6. Kabunga P, et al: Adenosine-Sensitive Ventricular Tachycardia arising from the Middle Cardiac Vein. Heart Lung Circ. 2015 Aug;24(8):838-9

7. Phan K, Kabunga P et al: Defibrillator Threshold Testing at Generator Replacement – Is It Time to Abandon the Practice? Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2015 Jul;38(7):777-81

8. Kabunga P, et al: Systematic review of cardiac electrical disease in Kearns-Sayre syndrome and mitochondrial cytopathy. International Journal of Cardiology. 2015 Feb 15; 181:303-10

9. Ghosh J, Kabunga P,, et al: Subclavian vein pacing and venous pressure waveform measurement for phrenic nerve monitoring during cryoballoon ablation of atrial fibrillation. Europace. 2015 Jun;17(6):884-90.

10. Kabunga P, et al; what is the mechanism of tachycardia? Heart. 2014 Dec;100(24):1932