Opening Hours : Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm
  Contact : 03 9592 2177

Doctor

Dr Emily Kotschet

Dr Kotschet is a Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist with a particular interest in inherited cardiac arrhythmias, including cardiac genetics and atrial fibrillation.

Emily completed her cardiology training at the Alfred and Monash Heart, then completed a three year fellowship in Electrophysiology with 2 years in Canada. She returned to Monash Heart, and established the AF ablation program, including Australia’s first nurse led AF clinic, as well as the cardiac genetics service. She has introduced many new pacemakers and defibrillating devices to Australia, including the Micra leadless pacemaker, and subcutaneous ICDs.

Emily works at Holmesglen Private Hospital, Cabrini Hospital in Malvern, Mulgrave Private Hospital and St John of God, Berwick, where she implants devices and performs ablation for arrhythmias. She also provides cardiac services in rural Victoria visiting Alexandra and Morwell.

Emily’s interests include atrial fibrillation management including catheter ablation, device implantation for heart failure (pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation devices and subcutaneous devices) and inherited arrhythmias such as Long QT syndrome. She has an interest in paediatric electrophysiology, managing children with arrhythmias, and performs ablation in older children. She is happy to consult families and children regarding these conditions.

Emily loves family time with her husband and 3 gorgeous girls, and enjoys running marathons around the world to keep fit.

Dr Colin Machado

Dr Colin Machado is a Cardiologist, and Electrophysiologist, with a keen interest in holistic care of cardiac patients, focusing on patient education, lifestyle therapy and exercise programs, integrating care with the GP.

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Dr David Adam

As a heart rhythm specialist, David's interests include implantable devices including biventricular pacemakers and defibrillators, as well as catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation.

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Dr Mohammad (Peyman) Alasti

Dr Mohammad (Peyman) Alasti is a Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist. He completed his general cardiology training at Rajaei Heart Centre in Iran in 2004 before undertaking a fellowship in interventional electrophysiology and cardiac device implantation at the same centre.

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STEPS TO PREVENT SPREAD OF COVID-19

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:
https://campaigns.heartfoundation.org.au/covid-19/
https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus