Dr Ben Dundon completed his advanced training in cardiology in 2005, before undertaking a PhD in advanced cardiac imaging utilising Cardiac MRI. During his PhD, Ben was awarded the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand post-graduate research scholarship as well as the prestigious National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) / National Heart Foundation of Australia (NHF) post-graduate research scholarship. Ben was awarded further research funding through the Cardiovascular Lipid Research Grants, as well as grant support from the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Institute of Medical and Veterinary Sciences for his academic work.
Ben then completed a 2-year Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at Monash Medical Centre as well as Fellowship training in Cardiac CT, receiving further research support through the Royal Australasian College of Physicians / Foundation for High Blood Pressure Research. Ben is currently actively involved in the coordination of research studies at Monash Medical Centre involving the application of invasive Renal Sympathetic Denervation for the management of treatment-resistant hypertension.
Ben’s clinical practice currently combines his interest and expertise in the invasive and non-invasive evaluation and management of coronary artery disease and hypertension, as well as the management of general cardiology conditions including valvular heart disease and cardiomyopathy.
Ben is married with three young children – all boys – who keep he and his wife constantly on their toes. Originally from Adelaide, Ben is an avid Crows supporter, though doesn’t get to as many games as he would like these days.