Ernst, Thomas - consultant acute physician and geriatrician


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Tel: 020 7188 2516

Area of expertise: acute and geriatric medicine, falls, dizziness and syncope assessment, mindfulness-based therapies.

Languages spoken: English, German

  • Biography

    Thomas Ernst has been a consultant physician at St Thomas' since May 2006, working in the A&E department and in the elderly care unit.

    He attends the specialist clinics for falls and syncope assessment, with a specialist interest in mindfulness-based therapies.

  • Education and training 

    • Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    • Edinburgh, south west England, Australia, London.
  • Specialist interests

    • syncope assessment
    • neurogenic syncope (simple faints, dizzy spells)
    • autonomic function
    • mindfulness-based therapy approaches
    • clinical medicine.
  • Research interests

    • mindfulness-based therapies
    • neurogenic syncope (carotid sinus syndrome, recurrent simple faints, orthostatic hypotension)
    • chronic fatigue
    • postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.