Below is a list of the top and leading Cardiologists in Melbourne. To help you find the best Cardiologists located near you in Melbourne, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
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Melbourne’s Best Cardiologists:
The top-rated cardiologists dealing with the treatment of heart diseases are:
- Prof. Peter Barlis – St. Vincent Private Hospital
- Dr Ben Dundon – Melbourne Heart Care
- Dr. Vivek Mutha – Heart of Melbourne
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Prof. Peter Barlis
Prof. Peter Barlis – sees patients with all types of conditions affecting the heart. Peter is a pioneer in interventional cardiology, the specialized field of cardiology dealing with the treatment of blockages in the arteries and stents. In 2009 he introduced a new imaging technique into Australia. This method, called optical coherence tomography (OCT) uses laser light to scan inside the arteries of the heart and spot areas of disease, cholesterol plaques and is the best method to assess stents in the arteries. Peter leads to national and international clinical trials and continues to attract considerable funding to head the cardiovascular innovations research team at the University of Melbourne Medical and Engineering Schools.
Chest Pain, Coronary Disease, Stents, Angioplasty, Hypertension Treatment.
“Exceptional doctor. His manner towards my dad was one of kindness, care, and compassion. He took the time to listen, and showed us his determination to help my dad. Doctors like him are rare ! Despite his excellent credentials, he was so humble and engaging. So thankful to God that he is my dad’s cardiologist!” – Dave Pate
Dr. Ben Dundon
Dr. Ben Dundon – completed his advanced training in cardiology in 2005, before undertaking a Ph.D. in advanced cardiac imaging utilizing Cardiac MRI. During his Ph.D., Ben was awarded the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand post-graduate research scholarship as well as the prestigious National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) / National Heart Foundation of Australia (NHF) post-graduate research scholarship. Ben was awarded further research funding through the Cardiovascular Lipid Research Grants, as well as grant support from the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Institute of Medical and Veterinary Sciences for his academic work.
Treatment of Congenital Heart Disease, Coronary Artery Disease, Electrophysiology.
“I am seeing Dr Ben Dundon at Melb Heart Car in Brighton after a heart attack and stent insertion in the UK (I live in Melbourne). Dr Dundon is a thorough professional and I take his word and advice without question – though any questions I do have are answered plainly so I understand. I practically look forward to the regular check-ups with him! 🙂 If I am unfortunate enough to have further heart problems, I am glad I know I will be in his hands.” – Gerard Roffrey
Dr. Vivek Mutha
Dr. Vivek Mutha – is experienced General Cardiologist, Arrhythmia & Device Specialist, and Lecturer at the University of Melbourne. His basic physician training was completed at Monash Health. Thereafter he completed cardiology training at Northern Hospital, Austin health, and Ballarat. He then went on to complete further training in cardiac electrophysiology and pacing at Monash Health learning complex electrophysiology and device implantation.
Electrophysiology, Device Therapy, Remote monitoring of Pacemakers, Holistic management of atrial fibrillation.
“Excellent service. Didn’t have to wait long at all before being called in by Dr Vivek. I was impressed by his ability to pick up on a diagnosis and proposal of a treatment plan. All investigations were implemented on the same day and the results available soon after.
Highly recommended if you are looking for a cardiology group.” – Mueed Mian
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