Electrical Cardioversion


Special pads are placed on the front and back of your chest. These pads are used to deliver a ’shock’ to the heart to return the heart to a normal rhythm.

Electrical cardioversion is used to treat rhythm disturbances such as atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter.

Tom’s ability to put patients, who are often anxious, at ease and his ability to really listen and his kind professional manner are his real strengths.

We are very appreciative for Dr Ford's professionalism and experience. We understood the complexity of the procedure required; Dr Ford is a highly competent and skilled cardiologist.

Everything was fantastic, wonderful, informative and very very positively helpful. I couldn’t be more happy with the whole experience and the positive outcome. He is top of his field and also has an excellent bed side banner. I felt relaxed, confident and important.

Very professional and informative excellent service and caring terrific specialist in his field again absolutely excellent.