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COVID-19: Find out about our screening clinic - and note our current visitor restrictions

We assess and treat adult patients with cardiovascular (heart) diseases, including the most advanced forms of coronary, valvular, heart muscle and heart rhythm disorders. Through a wide range of outpatient clinics, investigation suites and a large inpatient service, we care for patients from our local community and across Australia. We have an extensive research and education program, for which we are known internationally.

Important update regarding COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, The Heart Centre at the Alfred is now offering a range of telehealth appointments, as an alternative to a face to face appointment. Please call us on (03) 9076 3263 to discuss.

Cardiology research

In the Department of Cardiology, we maintain a heavy academic interest in improving the lives of our patients through careful research and scientific study. 

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COVID a threat to vital organs

COVID-19 is not a standard respiratory virus, it’s a serious threat to a number of vital organs. As medical specialists learn more about the virus and how it affects the human body, alarming complications are becoming evident including life-threatening blood clots in the lungs, heart and brain of COVID-19 patients.

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