Dr Shawn Foo

Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Dr Shawn Foo

Dr Shawn Foo

Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Grad Dip Cardiac EP

“I am grateful to be able to use my skills and knowledge to help people live longer and healthier lives by managing the electrical disturbances of their hearts.

Abnormal heart rhythms can be complex medical puzzles, but it is a privilege to work together with our patients to diagnose and treat these conditions and improve their symptoms and quality of life.”

Dr Shawn Foo's Background

Shawn graduated with a medical degree from the University of Liverpool (UK) before undertaking postgraduate medical training in Manchester, England. He then spent 6 months working in cardiology at the National Heart Centre in Singapore before relocating to New Zealand in 2014. Shawn has worked at several New Zealand public hospitals including North Shore, Auckland City and Middlemore Hospitals.

He has a specialist interest in Cardiac Electrophysiology with 13 peer-reviewed publications on the topic and in 2020 Shawn received his Graduate Diploma in Cardiac Electrophysiology. Shawn is continuing his education further and is pursuing a Doctor of Medicine (MD) on cardiac implantable electronic device use, implant trends and outcomes in New Zealand. Shawn completed 18 months of clinical fellowship in cardiac electrophysiology at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, Australia.

A fluent Mandarin speaker, Shawn is pleased to be able to communicate with Chinese patients in their native language, helping them to understand the details of their care.

Outside of work Shawn is a talented basketball player and was the captain of his University’s team.

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Remuera, Auckland 1051
PO Box 17264,
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