Speciality

Subspeciality

  • Cardiology
  • General cardiology, Interventional

Areas of Interest

About

Dr Melanie Freeman is a General and Interventional Cardiologist performing a large volume of coronary angiography and percutaneous interventions, including the use of advanced imaging techniques. Melanie currently holds a staff appointment at Eastern Health, Box Hill Hospital, and is an adjunct senior lecturer within the Eastern Health Clinical School. Melanie has a particular interest in research with over 50 publications in peer-reviewed journals. She is a member of the Victorian working group of the national Women in Cardiology initiative and is employed as a Medical Advisor to Ambulance Victoria. Melanie became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians in 2008, having completed her specialist training in Cardiology at the Austin Hospital. She subsequently completed a 2 year Interventional and Structural Fellowship at St Paul's Hospital in Vancouver. During her Fellowship, Melanie trained with Dr John Webb, a world-renowned leader in transcatheter valve therapies, angiography and coronary interventions. Melanie is well regarded for her communication skills and strives towards comprehensive evidence-based care. Her interests include cardiovascular risk factor management, chest pain and coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease and coronary intervention.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Eastern

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

1101 Wellington Rd
Rowville VIC 3178

Consulting Location

Bond Cardiology

78 Mount Dandenong Rd
Ringwood East VIC 3135

Education and training

  • Teaching of medical students at Eastern Health
  • Adjunct lecturer within the Eastern Health Clinical School
  • Teaching of physician trainees at Eastern Health
  • Supervision of Cardiology trainees within the cardiac Cath lab at Box Hill Hospital

Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • FRACP

Professional Associations

  • RACP
  • CSANZ