Dr Rui Providencia
Cardiology Consultant, Barts Heart Centre and Associate Professor, University College London
After training in Portugal and France, Dr Rui Providencia moved to London in 2014. Initially he was a fellow at The Heart Hospital, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Hospitals, and later at St Bartholomew's Hospital, where he was appointed Consultant in 2017. Rui is currently an Associate Professor at the Institute of Health Informatics, University College London. He runs a weekly arrhythmia clinic at Newham University Hospital and performs electrophysiology procedures at Barts on a weekly basis.
Rui is an expert in Evidence Synthesis and has been the Coordinating Editor for the Cochrane Heart Group since 2018. Rui has authored > 270 peer-reviewed publications, and his main interest is atrial fibrillation with emphasis on: epidemiology, genomics/proteomics/novel drug target identification, & novel catheter ablation technologies.