Leadership coming together

Heads of subspecialty departments of tertiary and quaternary public hospital are recognised for their excellence.

The HeartSpecialists is unique in that many of doctors head up their subspecialty areas or have academic appointments in tertiary and quaternary public hospitals. It is testimony to the high quality and level of expertise that comprise The Heartspecialists.

Comprehensive cardiac care.

Cardiac disease identification and treatment now a highly specialised team approach. Gone are the days when a single cardiologist can manage all cardiac diseases. The value of having cardiac specialists under the same roof with skills covering the entire spectrum of cardiac disease cannot be understated.

Our affiliations are with…


Private Hospitals

All of our Heart Specialists have appointments to Private Hospitals and therefore can help manage or continue your patients care at various centres in Melbourne. All of our specialists have appointments to the some of the most influential private hosptials including The John Fawkner Private Hospital, The Melbourne Private Hospital and the Epworth Hospital.

Public Hospitals

Most of our Heart Specialists have appointments at public hospitals including The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The Alfred Hospital, Western Hospital Footscray and the Peter MacCallum Hospitals. AProf Roderic Warren heads up the interventional laboratory at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, AProf James Wong heads the Echocardiography Laboratory of The Royal Melbourne Hospital and Dr. Helen Thomson heads of the Echocardiography Laboratory of the Alfred Hospital. Dr Sam Wright is affiliated with the Peter MacCallum Hospital or the new Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre located in the Parkville precinct.

The University of Melbourne

All of our Heart Specialists who work in the Public Hospitals have teaching and supervisory roles for both undergraduate and post graduates. Dr Joseph Morton has done ground breaking research in heart rhythm disorders and supervises a number of Phd candidates.

The Charles Clinic Launceston Tasmania

Associate Professors Warren and Wong both consult at the Charles Clinic Cardiology in Launceston.

About Our Clinic

John Fawkner Private Hospital.

Previously known as the Sacred Heart Hospital, John Fawkner Private Hospital is home to The Heartspecialists. Dr Daniel Doyle, began practice here in 1972. From its humble beginings, the cardiology unit has grown and has served its community and surrounding suburbs. The hospital will be undergoing a much needed redevelopment due to begin late 2016.

Our clinic has the back up of an emergency department and fully acredited Intensive Care Unit and Coronary Care Unit.