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 finished her cardiology training then completed a three year fellowship in Electrophysiology with 2 years training in Canada, subspecialising in ablation.

Emily has a public hospital appointment at MonashHeart, Monash Medical Centre, performing device implantations and catheter ablations and is the Director of Cardiology Outpatients. She also works at Cabrini Hospital in Malvern, Linacre Hospital in Hampton and the Valley Private Hospital in Mulgrave. Consultation is available at Monash Medical Centre (Private Suite B), Brighton, Hampton (Linacre Hospital) and Frankston (Peninsula Private Hospital).  She also provides cardiac services in rural Victoria visiting Alexandra and Morwell.

Emily’s interests include atrial fibrillation management including catheter ablation, device implantation (pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation devices and subcutaneous devices) and inherited arrhythmias such as Long QT syndrome, Brugada Syndrome and sudden cardiac death, including cardiac genetics. 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 to keep fit.

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 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 Jeffrey Alison

Dr Jeffrey Alison has special expertise in all facets of Cardiac Rhythm Management having more than 20 years’ clinical experience in this subspecialty (often referred to as “Electrophysiology and Pacing”).

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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