Overview

Epworth provides a full suite of cardiology services at Epworth Eastern, Epworth Geelong and Epworth Richmond. We manage patients from initial presentation diagnosis, through to treatment and recovery. Depending on recovery, rehabilitation is undertaken either as an inpatient or outpatient. Support and education is provided upon discharge.

Catheter laboratories

Epworth's catheterisation laboratories are dedicated to providing high quality diagnostic and interventional facilities for the treatment of cardiac and vascular disease.

Procedures include:

  • Biliary stent
  • Cardiac rhythm management
  • Chemoembolism
  • Digital subtraction angiography
  • Drug eluting balloon insertion
  • Embolisation
  • Endoluminal graft insertion
  • Fistulagram
  • Fractional flow reserve
  • IVC filter insertion/retrieval
  • IVUS - Intravascular ultrasound
  • Nephrostomy
  • Pacemaker insertion - AICD (defib) and biventricular
  • Sirtex - injection of radioactive beads for the treatment of carcinoma
  • Thrombosis
  • Transluminal balloon angioplasty
  • Transluminal stent insertion
  • Valvuloplasty
  • Vascular access

Non-invasive cardiac services

The non-invasive cardiac unit performs cardiac diagnostic testing for adult patients. All tests can be ordered by a general practitioner. Test results may then be discussed with the reporting cardiologist if required.

Referring to Epworth Cardiac Care

Our patients are at the centre of everything we do.

Our Find a Doctor directory allows you to contact an Epworth accredited specialist for your GP to refer you to.

A referral from your GP, a Specialist or other health professional is required to access most Epworth services and some can be called directly by the patient including our Allied Health Clinic, GP Clinic, Men’s Health Clinic and Jean Hailes at Epworth Freemasons as well as our Breast Services, Epworth Sports and Exercise Medicine Group and Epworth HealthCheck.

Read more: For GPs - Connecting GPs with Epworth.

Our specialists

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Cardiology at Epworth Eastern

Epworth Eastern provides a 10-bed coronary care unit with a further 24 monitored cardiac beds, an eight bed intensive care unit and one cardiac catheterisation laboratory.

Available programme and support

Programme and support

Non-invasive cardiac services

The non-invasive cardiac unit performs cardiac diagnostic testing for adult patients. All tests can be ordered by a general practitioner. Test results may then be discussed with the reporting cardiologist if required.

Cardiology at Epworth Geelong

Epworth Geelong's complex care unit offers eight cardiac monitored beds, a six bed intensive care unit, two cardiac catheterisation laboratories and a non-invasive cardiac unit for diagnostic testing.

Available programme and support

Programme and support

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac rehabilitation is an important step toward improving quality of life and wellness after a cardiac event or procedure.
Programme and support

Non-invasive cardiac services

The non-invasive cardiac unit performs cardiac diagnostic testing for adult patients. All tests can be ordered by a general practitioner. Test results may then be discussed with the reporting cardiologist if required.

Cardiology at Epworth Richmond

Epworth Richmond provides comprehensive cardiac care facilities including 73 monitored cardiac beds, inclusive of a 10-bed Coronary Care Unit, a 26 bed intensive care unit, four cardiac catheterisation laboratories and a non-invasive cardiac unit for diagnostic testing.

Available programme and support

Programme and support

Non-invasive cardiac services

The non-invasive cardiac unit performs cardiac diagnostic testing for adult patients. All tests can be ordered by a general practitioner. Test results may then be discussed with the reporting cardiologist if required.

Programme and support

Cardiac Catheter laboratory

The Epworth Richmond cardiac catheter laboratories carry out a full-range of diagnostic, interventional and structural heart procedures.

Programme and support

Cardiothoracic surgery

Epworth Richmond has a fully dedicated operating theatre, a 26-bed intensive care unit and a 73-bed cardiac unit to support cardiothoracic surgery.

Programme and support

Endovascular laboratory

The Epworth Richmond endovascular lab carries out both cutting edge diagnostic and vascular interventions and was the first dedicated vascular lab in Australia.

Programme and support

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac rehabilitation is an important step toward improving quality of life and wellness after a cardiac event or procedure.

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Epworth Geelong

  • 1 Epworth Place, Waurn Ponds VIC 3216
  • Emergency Department is open between 8:00 AM and midnight local time
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Epworth Richmond

  • 89 Bridge Road, Richmond VIC 3121
  • Emergency Department is open 24 hours

Related services

Clinical institute

Cardiac Sciences Clinical Institute

Director:
A/Prof Ronald Dick
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.