Consultant and Interventional cardiologist
“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.”
MBBS, PhD, FRACP, FCSANZ, FESC
Specialist in Heart Rhythm Disorders
A/Prof Han Ling is a visiting consultant cardiologist who specialises in diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disorders. He performs 3D mapping and catheter ablation for cardiac arrhythmias, and established complex arrhythmia ablation at Peninsula Private Hospital and St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne.
A/Prof Ling obtained his medical degree at the University of Adelaide in 2002, and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians as a fully-qualified cardiologist in 2010. He brings experience from leading Australian and international centres including the Alfred Hospital, the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Monash Medical Centre, and Barts Heart Centre (London UK), Europe’s largest cardiovascular centre.
A/Prof Ling is a clinical associate professor and PhD supervisor at the Dept of Medicine (RMH), University of Melbourne. He was awarded a PhD by the same University for his thesis on atrial fibrillation and heart failure. This area remains the focus of his current research. He is responsible for clinical supervision and training of cardiology registrars, fellows, and PhD candidates.
2002 – MBBS, University of Adelaide
2010 – FRACP, Royal Australasian College of Physicians
2014 – PhD, University of Melbourne
FESC, FRACP, FCSANZ
Specialist Consultant Cardiologist and Internal Medicine
Dr Kuepper was born in Düsseldorf, Germany. He studied at RWTH Aachen and Heinrich-Hein-University Düsseldorf.
Trained in General Medicine and Cardiology in Augusta Hospital Düsseldorf, Hessenklinik Wolfhagen, Kreiskrankehaus Leer.
Dr Kuepper has held Consultant Cardiologist positions at the following hospitals,
- Albury Wodonga Health, Albury, NSW, Australia
- Alice Springs Hospital, NT, Australia
- South Canterbury District Health Board, Timaru, NZ
- Elisabeth Hospital Essen, Germany
- Herzzentrum Osnabrueck-Bad Rothenfelde (Tertiary Cardiothoracic Centre), Germany.
Senior Lecturer Flinders University Rural Campus, Alice Springs
Senior Lecturer UNSW, Sydney/Rural Clinical School Albury
Senior Clinical Lecturer at University of Otago/Dunedin
Germany: Senior Lecturer at University Witten/Herdecke