Dr Larry Ponnuthurai is an accomplished Interventional Cardiologist (Fellowship Oxford, UK) performing complex PCI using radial and femoral approaches. He is also an Imaging Cardiologist (Fellowship Monash/Austin Hospitals), has published research and is involved in the teaching of Cardiology doctors/students.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Epworth Consulting Suites

Level 6, Suite 6.4 89 Bridge Road
Richmond VIC 3121

Consulting Location

Melbourne Heart Institute

54 Maribyrnong Road
Moonee Ponds VIC 3039

Consulting Location

Epping Medical & Specialist Centre

Level 2 230 Cooper Street
Epping VIC 3076

Special interests

  • Interventional Cardiology - complex cases via radial and femoral artery approach
  • Interventional Cardiology - utilising Fractional Flow Reserve analysis (FFR)
  • Interventional Cardiology - utilising Intravascular Ultrasound analysis (IVUS)
  • Interventional Cardiology - utilising Optical Coherence Tomography analysis (OCT)
  • Cardiac Imaging - specialised in echocardiography & transoesphageal echocardiography

Education and training

  • Clinical training - Cardiology Fellows and Registrars Northern Health
  • Clinical Lecturer - Melbourne University medical students


  • Radial angioplasty


  • MBBCh, Royal College of Surgeons 1993
  • FRACP, Royal Australasian College of Physicians 2002
  • DDU, Australian Society of Ultrasound 2005

Professional Associations

The institute is committed to the care of patients with cardiac disease and provides the highest standards in investigation and management to ensure a speedy and effective recovery process.