Speciality

Subspeciality

  • Cardiology
  • Electrophysiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Pacing

Areas of interest

About

Dr Andrei Catanchin is a cardiologist / electrophysiologist specialising in heart rhythm disorders including atrial fibrillation (AF) and other arrhythmias.He performs both cryoballoon ('freezing') and radiofrequency ('heating') catheter ablation procedures for all arrhythmias as well as pacemakers, defibrillators (ICDs) and loop recorders with remote monitoring of these devices.Dr Catanchin established complex arrhythmia mapping and cryoballoon AF ablation at Epworth in 2013 and since 2019 has pioneered 'zero fluoroscopy' (Xray radiation) techniques in catheter ablation.He is a member of the Cardiac Sciences Executive Committee and Senior Lecturer with the University of Melbourne, regularly teaches at all levels with ongoing involvement in clinical research and is a frequent speaker at local and national meetings.Dr Catanchin consults from 3 locations as well as via telehealth and is happy to be contacted directly by referrers for assistance by telephone.

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Suite 1
262 Mountain Hwy
Wantirna VIC 3152

Consulting Location

Epworth Richmond

Danks Wing Suite 6.2
89 Bridge Road
Richmond VIC 3121

Consulting Location

Manningham Consulting Suites

Suite 503 Level 5
200 High street
Lower Templestowe VIC 3107

Epworth locations

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Hospital

Epworth Eastern

Qualifications

  • MBBS University of Melbourne
  • FRACP (Cardiology)
  • FCSANZ
  • Fellowship - Electrophysiology, London UK

Research

  • Anticoagulation / NOACs
  • Catheter ablation / pacing
  • Atrial Fibrillation / arrhythmias

Professional Associations

  • EHRA (European Heart Rhythm Association)
  • RACP (Royal Australasian College of Physicians)
  • CSANZ (Cardiac Society of Australia & New Zealand)
  • APHRS (Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society)