The twelve consulting cardiologists have acknowledged their successful and rewarding history of working in close association over the years, by combining their practices to form one strong, cohesive group.
Each of them has an established reputation within the health industry for quality cardiac care and personalised service.
B Med Sc. M.B.B.S. F.R.A.C.P. F.C.S.A.N.Z.
Randall trained in Medicine at the University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania graduating in 1982. He worked at the Royal Hobart Hospital for some years commencing his postgraduate Cardiology training there in 1987. He undertook further training in Cardiology at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, Scotland from 1989 to 1991 after which he worked at the University of Alberta and Royal Alexandra Hospitals in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada as an interventional fellow from 1991 to 1992. Randall became the Director of the Coronary Care Unit at Fremantle Hospital in 1992 and was Head of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Fremantle from 1999 until 2004. He continues to work at Fremantle as a visiting cardiologist.
Randall's particular interests are in interventional cardiology (angioplasty, stent implantation, intravascular ultrasound, rotational atherectomy and PFO closure) and also in the management of acute coronary syndromes.
Randall has appointments at Fremantle Hospital, St John of God Murdoch Hospital, Mount Hospital and Hollywood Hospital. He currently consults at St John of God Murdoch and Dunsborough.
R.F.D. M.D. (UWA) M.B.B.S. (UWA) F.R.A.C.P. F.C.S.A.N.Z
Clinical Assoc. Professor in Medicine UWA
Bernard trained in Medicine at the University of Western Australia and completed his MD thesis at the same university in 1980. He trained in Cardiology in Perth and London.
Bernard was the Director of the Coronary Care Unit at Royal Perth Hospital from 1981 to 1998. From 1998 until 2006 he was visiting Cardiologist at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.
Bernard's particular interests are in interventional cardiology (angioplasty, stent implantation, ASD closure and valvuloplasty) and in the management of acute coronary syndromes.
Bernard has worked in private practice at the Mount Hospital for the past ten years and currently consults at Mount, Murdoch, Subiaco and St John of God Hospital in Bunbury.
M.B.B.S. (UWA) F.R.A.C.P. F.C.S.A.N.Z
Mark graduated from UWA and trained in cardiology in Perth and the UK. In 1982 he was appointed as staff specialist in cardiology at Royal Perth Hospital and in 1989 commenced in private practice.
Since that time Mark has worked as a visiting specialist at Royal Perth Hospital and was involved in the establishment of the cardiac transplant unit at that hospital. In early 1998 he was appointed as Visiting Cardiologist at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.
Mark works as a general cardiologist with interests in ischaemic heart disease and heart failure.
Mark currently consults at the Mount, Murdoch, Midland, Augusta and Margaret River
M.B.B.S. (UWA) F.R.A.C.P. F.C.S.A.N.Z.
Donald graduated from UWA in 1989 and trained in cardiology at St Vincent's Sydney and Fremantle Hospital. He did further training in interventional cardiology in Lausanne, Switzerland, before returning to private practice at St John's Murdoch in 2000. In 2006 Donald was appointed as an interventional cardiologist at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.
Donald’s particular interests are in the management of acute coronary syndromes and interventional cardiology.
Donald has appointments at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, St John's Murdoch, Hollywood Private Hospital and the Mount Hospital. He currently consults at Murdoch, Mandurah and Hollywood.
M.D. M.B.B.S. F.R.A.C.P F.A.C.C. F.C.S.A.N.Z
Mark trained in Medicine in Western Australia, completing his studies in 1980. In 1987 he became a Cardiology Research Fellow at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and completed his MD thesis in 1990.
In the early 90s he worked in the Cardiac Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, and was an instructor in Medicine in the Harvard Medical School.
Mark's special interests include clinical research into secondary prevention of coronary disease, valvular heart disease and echocardiography.
Mark currently consults at the Mount, Murdoch, Joondalup, Yokine and Mandurah.
BSc M.B. ChB M.D. F.R.C.P. F.R.A.C.P. F.C.S.A.N.Z.
Vincent is a specialist in arrhythmia management and pacemakers/ICD's.
He trained in the UK and has worked as a specialist in several major cardiac cenetrs in London. He has over 20 years experience in ablation including more than 12 years experience of AF ablation.
He is extensively involved in teaching and research having published more than 100 papers and provided practical training in over 20 countries.
He is based at Royal perth Hospital and consults at Murdoch and Hollywood.
M.B.B.S. (UWA) F.R.A.C.P. F.C.S.A.N.Z
Peter studied medicine in Perth and graduated in 1990. He completed cardiology training in Perth, Canberra and Geelong before doing a fellowship in echocardiography at Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia under Professor Randy Martin. Peter is currently the Head of Department of Cardiology at Joondalup Health Campus.
Peter's clinical interests are heart failure, coronary disease and valvular heart disease. He has a special interest in the evaluation of the patient with heart failure and normal ejection fraction. He performs coronary angiography, transoesophageal echocardiography and runs a regular stress echo clinic.
Peter is the Director of the Joondalup Cardiovascular Trials Inc. This is an independent not for profit research organisation involved in a multitude of cutting edge new trials.
Peter admits private patients to Joondalup Private Hospital and the Mount Hospital and public patients to Joondalup Health Campus. He currently consults at Joondalup, Mount and Subiaco.
M.A. M.B. B.Chir. F.R.A.C.P. F.C.S.A.N.Z
Nigel trained in Medicine at Cambridge University, England, and after periods in Africa, West Indies, New Zealand and Australia, completed his FRACP in Cardiology in Perth. Post graduate studies in laser angioplasty were completed at Harvard University, Boston.
Nigel's particular interests are interventional cardiology and pacemaker implantations.
Since returning to Perth in 1987, Nigel has worked at Sir Charles Gairdner and Fremantle Hospitals and currently holds an appointment at the Mount Hospital, as well as consulting at St John of God Hospital, Murdoch. Nigel currently consults at Mount, Murdoch, Port Hedland, Albany and Denmark.
M.B.B.S. (Hons I) F.R.A.C.P. F.C.S.A.N.Z.
Isabel trained in medicine at the University of Sydney, graduating with first class honours in 1998. She subsequently worked at The Canberra Hospital for several years before relocating to Perth. Postgraduate cardiology training was completed at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. In 2006 and 2007, Isabel undertook further specialised electrophysiology studies at The National Heart Centre in Singapore.
Aside from general cardiology, Isabel’s special interests are in cardiac rhythm disturbances. She performs electrophysiology studies and radiofrequency ablations. Isabel also has an interest in device-based management with pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation.
Isabel currently works in private practice with the members of Heart Care Western Australia and consults consults at the Mount, Joondalup, Nedlands, Midland and Mandurah. She has admitting privileges to the Mount, Joondalup Private, Hollywood Private and St John of God Murdoch.
A.M. M.D. M.B. M.B.A. B.S. F.R.A.C.P. F.A.C.P. F.A.C.C. F.C.S.A.N.Z
Peter studied Medicine and was awarded his postgraduate MD from the University of Western Australia. He did post graduate study in Melbourne and Harvard University, Boston. Peter is Clinical Professor in Medicine and Population Health at the University of Western Australia.
Peter has been Consultant Cardiologist at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital since 1972 and has been Cardiologist in Charge of Coronary Care at SCGH until 2005.
Peter is both Deputy Director of the West Australian Heart Research Institute and is responsible for its Gairdner Campus, and is Deputy Director of the West Australian Institute for Medical Research.
Peter’s special interests are acute coronary syndromes and prevention of atherosclerosis. He also has a special interest in community control of coronary heart disease through his work with the Heart Foundation.
In addition to his private practice in cardiology at Mount Hospital, Peter also consults at Joondalup, Bunbury and Busselton.
M.B.B.S. B.Sc. M.R.C.P. (UK) F.R.A.C.P. F.C.S.A.N.Z.
Alan graduated from Guy's Hospital, London in 1991 and trained in Cardiology in the UK and Perth. Post-graduate studies in Interventional Cardiology were completed at the University of Otago, New Zealand.
In 2001 Alan was appointed as an Interventional Cardiologist at Fremantle Hospital. At Fremantle Hospital he has been integral in the establishment of an emergency angioplasty service for the treatment of myocardial infarction.
Alan's particular interests are in Interventional Cardiology including angioplasty, stent implantation, intravascular ultrasound, peripheral interventions and pacemaker insertion. He is extensively involved in clinical trials at Fremantle Hospital with a particular interest in the management of acute coronary syndromes.
Alan has appointments at Fremantle Hospital, St John of God Hospital Murdoch, The Mount Hospital and Hollywood Private Hospital. He currently consults at St John of God Hospital Murdoch and Mandurah.
M.B.B.S. Ph.D F.R.A.C.P.F.C.S.A.N.Z.
Dr. Xiao-Fang Xu is a cardiologist in private practice at the Murdoch Medical Clinic and holds a public appointment at Royal Perth Hospital. She was formerly the Director of the Coronary Care Unit at Fremantle Hospital.
Dr. Xu holds a MBBS and a Ph.D in Cardiology, is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians (FRACP) and is a member of the American Society of Echocardiography and the Australian Medical Association.
She practiced for three years as an Advanced Cardiology Fellow in Advanced Clinical Echocardiology and Clinical Cardiology at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese as well as Hokkien and Shanghainese dialects.
Dr. Xu's areas of expertise and special interests include general cardiology, valvular diseases, heart failure, transthoracic / transesophageal echocardiography, diagnostic coronary angiography and permanent pacing.
She is associated with, and has admitting rights to, Royal Perth Hospital, St. John of God Hospital - Murdoch, Mount hospital and Hollywood Private Hospital.