About Dr Iain Melton
Iain is a consultant cardiologist / cardiac electrophysiologist at Christchurch Hospital and with the Christchurch Heart Group. After training as a cardiologist in Christchurch Hospital, he undertook subspecialty training in Cardiac Electrophysiology at MCV Hospitals in the United States with Dr Kenneth Ellenbogen – a leading authority on cardiac pacing and device therapy.
Iains specialty is the medical and interventional management of heart rhythm disorders. Particular areas of interest include atrial fibrillation, investigation of palpitations, ablation of abnormal heart rhythms, cardiac pacing / device therapy, and the management of syncope. In addition to these areas, he is active in all aspects of general cardiology.
Areas of Specialisation
General Cardiology, Heart Failure, Heart Rhythm Disorders, Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Device Therapy
Cardioversion with anaesthetist, Coronary angiogram & IVUS, Coronary angiogram/Coronary angioplasty, CT coronary angiography (CTCA), Electrophysiology/radiofrequency ablation, Percutaneous coronary intervention with DES, Transoesophageal echocardiogram (TOE)
MBChB (Otago), FRACP, FCSANZ
Hospitals Practising at