Dr Matthew Ginks

Consultant Cardiologist

Qualifications: MBBS FRCP MD
Year first qualified: 2000
GMC number: 4736088
Main NHS base: John Radcliffe Hospital
Cardiology treatments


Dr Matthew Ginks specialises in electrophysiology, complex devices and general cardiology.

Training and background

Dr Ginks trained in cardiology at St Thomas’ and Barts hospitals in London before being appointed Consultant Cardiologist at the John Radcliffe Hospital in 2013. He deals with all aspects of general cardiology and has specific expertise in treating patients with heart rhythm problems. He carries out diagnostic tests such as ECG, Heart rhythm monitoring, blood pressure monitoring and echocardiography (cardiac ultrasound). Treatments include:

DC cardioversion

Loop recorder (ILR) / Permanent pacemaker / ICD / CRT implantation

Catheter ablation for heart rhythm disturbances such as atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter and ventricular tachycardia.


  • MD research in new approaches to Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
  • Principal Investigator in Oxford for the Smart AF Trial for catheter ablation of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
  • Reviewer for Circulation, Europace, European Journal of Cardiac Failure

Professional memberships

Member of the British Heart Rhythm Society and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians




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