Peninsula Heart centre – HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
Peninsula Heart Centre aims to be your first choice for providing high quality, cardiac care to your patients. We offer prompt patient-centred care and welcome the opportunity to share in the management of your patients.
Our Cardiologists are always available to see, assess and discuss urgent matters with our referring doctors and will facilitate prompt access to diagnostic services for patients. We welcome new referrals for a wide range of specialist management. We are available to see urgent patients and make their appointments and access to services a priority. Our doctors are also available to see patients who request a second opinion.
Outpatient Cardiac tests
Doctors can refer directly for the following tests which are conducted daily at our various practice sites. If requested, these tests are performed in conjunction with a clinical assessment, or if indicated, as a result of the test.
Exercise Stress Test
Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
12 Lead ECG
DOBUTAMINE STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAM
Services offered at Peninsula Heart Centre
The Cardiologists within Peninsula Heart Centre complement each other in experience and provide a broad skill set. We believe we have the ability to cater for all adult cardiac conditions.
Heart failure management
Peri operative management
Multi slice cardiac CT-calcium score
ECG stress test (treadmill)
Echocardiogram with contrast (Saline or Definity)
Ambulatory BP monitoring
Holter monitoring (1-14 day)
12 lead Electrocardiograms and reporting service.
Coronary angioplasty with drug-coated balloon
Coronary stenting- same day as angiography
Fractional flow reserve (FFR)
Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)
Optimal coherence tomography (OCT)
Rotablator debulking and stenting
Left main stenting
Renal angiography + stenting
Structural Heart treatments
Left atrial appendage closure (Watchman device®),
PFO and ASD closure
Trans catheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)
Pacing & Interventional heart failure management
Single and dual-chamber pacing
Internal cardiac defibrillator -pacemaker (ICD)
Cardiac resynchronisation therapy + defibrillator
(CRTD)/Leadless pacemakers/Loop recorders
Rhythm management - Electophysiology (EP)
Complex arrhythmia management
Atrial flutter ablation
AV node ablation
Pulmonary vein isolation
Heart Failure – reduced and preserved heart function trials
Lipid – statin intolerant trial
Acute coronary syndrome trial
The Cardiologists at Peninsula Heart Centre are always available for urgent appointments at the request of referring doctors. Our priority is to have urgent patients assessed by the first available cardiologist with the appropriate sub-specialty on the day. This may not always be the requested doctor.
The medical history of all PHC patients is available to our doctors to ensure continuity of your patient’s cardiac health care.
Our doctors welcome phone enquiries should you require treatment advice or direction regarding patient management.
Do not hesitate to contact our office on 9789 0088 or via their mobile phone.
Peninsula Heart Centre only have experienced critical care trained nurses to assist you with urgent enquiries.
Urgent hospital admissions
If you have a patient that has been assessed as medically stable and has private health insurance cover, we may be able to assist in a direct admission to Peninsula Private Hospital for in patient management.
GPs and referring doctors can call to discuss this with our cardiologists or critical care nurses to arrange admission.
Call our main rooms during office hours on 9789 0088 or our individual cardiologists on their mobile phone at any time.
Patients in need of urgent attention requiring transfer to Peninsula Private Hospital via ambulance, can be taken directly to PPH Emergency Department.
Please remember to include a current referral to one of our cardiologists who will be notified of their arrival and manage their admission accordingly.
We are able to receive correspondence via the following secure methods:
Practice Software Referrals Links
If your practice would prefer referral pads, please contact our office so we can organise delivery