What we do
We have a range of services and clinics to assess and treat patients with heart problems.
The Alfred is one of the leading cardiology services for the state and receives many referrals spanning a broad range of conditions. Patients are often referred to our General Cardiology service to be diagnosed and managed. Depending on the tests and treatments required, patients are sometimes referred on to our more specialised cardiology clinics.
We conduct a range of specialised clinics for specific conditions, and apply a multidisciplinary approach to offer the best patient care.
The Alfred has a broad experience across all kinds of cardiac devices for the heart, including pacemakers and implantable cardiac defibrillators.
The Alfred currently runs three cardiac catheter labs and performs the full array of coronary interventional procedures, from basic interventions such as stent insertion to the more complicated procedures.
Our cardiac imaging service covers many different types of imaging, including echocardiography, stress echocardiography, transoesophageal echocardiography, cardiac CT and cardiac MRI.
We provide care and support for patients requiring a heart transplant or those who have had a heart transplant (including ventricular assist devices).
Electrophysiology offers a range of arrhythmia services which include catheter ablation for complex arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation.
We are a highly specialised program that cares for and treats people with a wide range of problems associated with their heart valves or chambers of their heart, using minimally invasive techniques.
When Petra Brosch’s heart stopped beating during a routine run on Elwood beach, it was the beginning of a journey that would see The Alfred’s specialists drawing on the latest in cutting-edge medicine to save her life. The 35-year-old was suffering irreparable heart failure that would see her rely on life support, then an artificial heart and ultimatley organ transplant.