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

We assess and treat patients with adult cardiovascular (heart) diseases, including the most advanced forms of coronary, valvular, heart muscle and heart rhythm disorders. We have a wide range of outpatient clinics, investigation suites and a large inpatient service.

We provide care to patients from our local community and to patients with complex disease 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, either by telephone or computer, as an alternative to a face to face appointment. Please call us on (03) 9076 3263 if you would like to arrange an appointment. It is important not to ignore any concerns you may have in regard to your heart health in this difficult period.

Resources for COVID-19

Australian Government Department of Health

Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services

National Heart Foundation

American Heart Association

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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