Atrial Fibrillation Specialists

Clinicians have kindly given permission for their details to be added to the AFA database. This is not an exhaustive list, and AFA cannot verify any of the names included on the list. All referrals to a specialist must be through your own GP.

If you are a clinician with an interest in AF and would like to have your name included on the database, please contact

A symbol indicates the specialist carries out ablation procedures

Click on a letter corresponding to the name of the location you wish to find:

Location First Name Surname Title Area of interest Medical Centre
John Hall Dr Cardiac Electrophysiology Heart rhythm disorders including AF and ablation therapies RF /Cryo/pacemakers/CRT for Heart Failure/ICD/Syncope 16+ yrs experience Princess Alexandra Hospital
Brisbane Gerry Kaye Associate
electrophysiology, ablation, devices ICDs and pacemakers
Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD
Brisbane John Hayes Dr Cardiac EP and Heart rhythm disorders including AF and ablation therapies, Pacemakers, Defibrillators (ICD) and CRT for Heart Failure. Fellow Heart Rhythm Society (FHRS) St Andrew's Hospital, Brisbane
Melbourne Andrei Catanchin Dr Af and Ablation Warringal Private Hospital
Melbourne Manoj Obeyesekere  Dr Catheter ablation of supraventricular tachycardia, atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia.Implantation of pacemakers and defibrillators. Warringal Hospital & Epworth Hospital
Melbourne Peter Kistler  Dr   The Alfred Hospital
Nedland WA Michael Davis  Dr Cardiac rhythm disturbances, Electrophysiology and Pacing Hollywood Private Hospital


Ben Freedman Professor General Cardiology, anti thrombotic management, anti-arrhythmic management Concord Hospital NSW
NSW Caleb Ferguson Mr Associate Lecturer: area of interest - AF, heart failure, anticoagulation, risk stratification University of Technology, Sydney
SA William Heddle Dr General Cardiology, anti thrombotic management, anti-arrhythmic management Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park
SA Glenn Young Professor Cardiac Arrhythmias and Cardiac Device Implantation Calvary Wakefield Hospital, Adelaide
NSW Marios Savvides Dr Clinical cardiology Marrickville
Christopher Levi Professor Stroke and clinical research Dept of Neurology,
John Hunter Hospital
NSW David Whalley Dr Cardiac Electrophysiologist North Shore Private Hospital, St Leonards
NSW Mark McGuire Professor Cardiac electrophysiologist and atrial fibrillation researcher RPAH Medical Centre
Perth Graeme Hankey Professor Neurology and stroke Royal Perth Hospital
Perth Vincent Paul Dr Cardiology and all areas of arrhythmias Royal Royal Perth Hospital
Queensland Hugh McAlister Dr Electrophysiologist and Cardiologist Townsville Cardiovascular Associates
Brian Chambers Associate
Management of stroke and atrial fibrillation Diamond Valley
Specialist Centre
David O'Donnell Dr AF ablation Warringal Private Hospital
Emily Kotschet Dr AF Management and AF ablation Monash Medical Centre
South Australia Andrew McGavigan Professor Cardiology and Electrophysiology Bedford Park,
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Western Australia Andrew Liu Dr Cardiac Electrophysiology / Ablation of AF. Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing. Helped establish the catheter ablation programmes at Fremantle Hospital and St. John of God Hospital, Murdoch Fremantle Hospital
Western Australia Paul Stobie Dr Cardiac Electrophysiology, atrial fibrillation and an interest in catheter ablation St John of God Hospital, Subiaco
Western Australia Rukshen Weerasooriya Prof Catheter ablation, multidisciplinary approach to AF management The AF Ablation Clinic, 183 Stirling Highway Nedlands WA 6009
Western Australia Shakeeb Razak Dr Pharmacotherapy and ablation of atrial fibrillation Joondalup Specialist Centre, Joondalup
Western Australia Arieh Keren Dr Advanced management and ablation of atrial fibrillation and all other arrhythmias. Perth Cardiovascular Institute.