Dr Lang graduated from EdinburghUniversityMedicalSchool in 1994. His postgraduate medical training was in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Specialist training in cardiology was on the South East Scotland training scheme. Advanced sub-specialist training in heart rhythm disturbances included one year at the San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy. He was appointed as a consultant cardiologist and electrophysiologist at the North West Heart Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester in 2006. In April 2009 he took up post as a Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.