Interview with Dr Stewart Healy on ABC radio. Courtesy ABC
Melbourne Heart Care will be closed on Friday 23 October 2020 for Victorian Public Holiday. If you require medical assistance during this period please phone your GP or phone 000 in the event of an emergency. GP'S can contact our on call cardiologist using the 1800 number. This number is available to doctors only and can be obtained by calling Holmesglen Private Hospital ED on 9567 9700.
Melbourne Heart Care doctors are accredited and work out of several major private and public hospitals. Our administration, tech and nursing team are all extremely experienced and ready to provide assistance to our patients.Read More
All of our Cardiologists are highly experienced with emphasis on patient care. They are supported by a team of healthcare professionals and administrative staff who are dedicated to anticipating and exceeding patients’ needs.Read More
Melbourne Heart Care can offer admitting rights for public patients to Monash Medical Centre and for privately insured patients to Linacre Private, Jessie McPherson, Cabrini and The Valley Private Hospital.
All our doctors participate in “No-Gap” cover with the private health insurance companies. If you require admission to hospital, you will not be out-of-pocket for any in-hospital consultations or procedures performed by these doctors.Read More
Learn more about the range of tests and procedures performed at Melbourne Heart Care.
General information on a range of heart conditions, written to help patients and carers in their discussion with their cardiologist.
Refer to our guide on how local GPs, physicians or surgeons can quickly and easily make a referral.
Thank you to all our patients who have attended our practice so far during the Covid-19 pandemic began. Your understanding and cooperation with new procedures we have in place to protect us all and ensure we comply with government guidelines is very much appreciated.
When attending our rooms you will notice changes such as reduced seating in our waiting room, distancing markings on the floor, protective screens, increased signage on our doors and walls and staff using protective clothing and equipment. Whilst this may seem overwhelming to some, the purpose is for your safety and that of our staff. Please be assured though that our team remain dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and cardiac care.
It is important not to neglect your cardiac health during this crisis and we remain committed to providing all of our usual services.
If you have symptoms of fever, cough, runny nose, sore throat, shortness of breath, muscle soreness, loss of sense of smell and taste- we advise you contact your GP or local Coronavirus hotline on 1800 675 398.
PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND OUR PRACTICE if you have any of the symptoms above or have recently tested Covid-19 positive or awaiting Covid-19 test result or been in contact with someone who has – please call our team on 9592 2177 to advise. We offer telehealth consulting so you can remain in direct contact with your cardiologist when you cannot attend.
Other measures we are taking include:
We include the following links for your reference: