The Paediatric Cardiology Service provides cardiology services to patients with congenital or acquired heart disease throughout childhood.Services are also provided to unborn babies with congenital or acquired heart disease and their parents in conjunction with the Fetal Diagnostic Unit. Additionally, services are provided to adult patients with complex congenital heart disease. The service covers the entire network and surrounding areas, as well as a smaller number of patients from interstate.
Paediatric Cardiology Services are a part of MonashHeart, and we have very close association with our adult Cardiology, and both Paediatric and adult Cardiac Surgery colleagues in MonashHeart, and also with other general and specialist paediatric units within Monash Children’s. We also work closely with our Paediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgical colleagues at the Royal Children’s Hospital.
Outpatient clinicsOutpatient clinics are held weekly at Monash Medical Centre, Clayton and can be booked through the Monash Children’s Clinic. Patients may also be seen in private rooms. Bookings for MonashHeart Casey Private Consulting can be made through MonashHeart, other private bookings should be made through the relevant private rooms.
Most non-invasive cardiology services can be provided at all MonashHeart sites for all age groups. For details of services available and booking procedures please contact MonashHeart, 1300 MHEART (1300 643 278). Invasive and surgical services are largely limited to adolescents and adults, with procedures on younger children being performed at the Royal Children’s Hospital.
Cardiologist On -callThe on-call Cardiologist is available at all times for telephone discussion; contact through the Monash Medical Centre, Clayton switchboard, 9594 6666.
For further information on Paediatric Cardiology Services please contact MonashHeart on 1300 MHEART (1300 643 278), or visit the MonashHeart web site www.monashheart.org.au.