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The Department of Cardiology has a strong clinical, teaching and research focus.
We provide services for the diagnosis, medical treatment and rehabilitation of heart disease.
We also provide surgical treatments in our state-of-the-art cardiac catheterisation laboratories. Find out more about heart treatments.
Our comprehensive Heart Failure Service involves a specialist Heart Function Clinic, exercise rehabilitation programs at both the hospital and in regional community health centres, and heart failure nurses undertaking regular home visits.
We have a 33-bed acute ward at Austin Hospital. Our clinics are held at the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital.
We provide the following services:
We run a wide range of heart-related clinics.
Find out more about our clinics on Heart treatments.
In an emergency, call 000 and ask for an ambulance.
Otherwise, you need a referral from a GP, specialist or other health professional to access this service.
Address referrals to Prof Omar Farouque, Director, Cardiology.
A request for admission indicates a high degree of urgency.
For urgent referrals, call Switchboard on 03 9496 5000 and ask for the Cardiology registrar.
Phone: 03 9496 5527
Fax: 03 9496 6630
Open hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm
Ward 5 North
Level 5, Austin Tower
145 Studley Rd
Heidelberg VIC 3084
PO Box 5555
Heidelberg Victoria 3084