Education & training
MB ChB 1984 Edin; MRCP 1987; FRCR 1991
Cardiologists specializes in efficient and comprehensive management of common and complex cardiac conditions as well as diagnostic testing and treatment for patients with acute and chronic cardiovascular conditions delivering personalised, high-quality health care to patients with cardiac conditions. Wide range of heart conditions includes coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, structural heart disease, pulmonary artery hypertension, heart failure, heart rhythm disorders, pacemakers and high blood pressure. Radiologists are able to understand and explain medical conditions through the medical imaging of the internal parts of a patient’s body. Most radiologists in Australia work in general radiology with diagnostic imaging, comprising X-ray, computerised tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound and nuclear medicine imaging techniques, to obtain images that are interpreted to assist in diagnosis.