Dr Miles Dalby | Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Education

Dr Miles Dalby

Consultant cardiologist
Specialise in interventional cardiology including transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) and coronary stent placement.

Dr Miles Dalby has worked at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals as a consultant cardiologist since 2005 and has been awarded a silver national merit award for his clinical work, service development, teaching and research.

Prior to this, Dr Dalby trained at St Mary’s Hospital Medical School (now part of Imperial College London), going on to study his MD thesis at Royal Brompton Hospital. He then undertook fellowships at the Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital Paris and Hôpital Charles-Nicolle Rouen, as part of his clinical training.

Clinical expertise

Dr Miles Dalby specialises in interventional cardiology.

He is a co-founder of the renowned Harefield ‘primary angioplasty’ program treating heart attack patients with emergency stent procedures. The program has now treated more than 10,000 patients.

Dr Dalby set up and leads the transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) service at Harefield hospital which has treated more than 500 patients. He trains colleagues in this technique nationally and internationally.

Dr Dalby has expertise in:

  • valve repair and replacement with extensive experience in TAVI.
  • multivessel angioplasty and stenting
  • catheterisation
  • angioplasty using the radial (wrist) route
  • chest pain
  • heart failure
  • high blood pressure
  • shortness of breath
  • palpitations
  • cardiac arrhythmias
  • Cardiogenic Shock and Mechanical Circulatory Support.
Research interests

Dr Dalby is an honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College. His research interests focus on his clinical areas of expertise, including:

  • Logistics of Heart Attack Treatment
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
  • Heart Failure and Mechanical Circulatory Support

Dr Dalby has published more than 100 scientific papers and acted as a reviewer for several scientific journals, including the Principle Cardiac Journals European Heart Journal and Circulation.


Dr Dalby teaches medical students at Imperial College London, and postgraduate doctors Nationally and Internationally working with both the British Cardiac Society and European Society of Cardiology.

He developed and currently runs the annual international London SHOCK meeting which brings together experts in the important area.

Dr Dalby leads the multicentre patient and public ‘Your Heart Hospital’ meeting which explains to the public what happens in a specialist heart hospital and exemplifies the complex treatments used in contemporary practice.