OUR CARDIOLOGIST


Dr Prathap Hegde

Dr Prathap Hegde

MBBS, FRACP
Consultant and Interventional cardiologist

Training

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), JJMMC, India
  • General Medical Training – Edinburgh Royal Infirmary and Dumfries Royal Infirmary UK
  • Basic Physician Training – St George Hospital Network, Sydney
  • Cardiology Advanced Training at the Wollongong/St George/Prince of Wales Hospitals, Sydney
  • Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at The Townsville Hospital, Queensland

Special Interests and Skills

  • Interventional Cardiology: Coronary angiography, coronary angioplasty and stenting, Fractional Flow Reserve, Bifurcation PCI, Complex PCI, Intra Vascular imaging.
  • General Cardiology: Ischemic Heart Disease- primary and secondary prevention, heart failure management, arrhythmia management, transoesophageal echocardiography.


Personal Statement

“The prevalence of cardiac diseases is increasing due to the current lifestyle in the community. I have made a commitment to serve for the better health of people living in regional and rural Australia. I have enjoyed the challenges that I have faced and derived satisfaction from the significant positive outcomes.

My ultimate career aim is to provide the best cardiac care to my patients while building professional relationships with my colleagues.”

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