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Dr Barry McKeown

MBBS FRACP MMedSc FCSANZ
Dr Barry McKeown
  • Consultant Cardiologist
  • Specialist in Echocardiography

Barry is a local graduate, attaining his MBBS from the University of Western Australia in 1992, and completing his cardiology training through Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital.

He went on to gain a Master of Medical Science Degree (UWA) by studying the use of ultrasound to measure carotid atherosclerosis and relate this to estrogen levels and other cardiovascular risk factors in elderly women.

He then spent two years at the University of California completing an Echocardiography Fellowship which provided him with 2 years of research and training in advanced Echocardiography and Adult Congenital Heart Disease.

Barry is Board Certified in Echocardiography by the American Society of Echocardiography, is a member of the American College of Cardiology, and a Fellow of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. Echocardiography Specialist and General Cardiologist, Fiona Stanley Hospital.

Barry’s fields of specialty include general cardiology and risk factor management and advanced Echocardiography.

Barry consults from our ArmadaleMurdoch and Rockingham rooms.

Please contact us to make an appointment.

Dr Rafeeq Samie

BSc MBChB FRACP FCSANZ
Dr Rafeeq Samie
  • Consultant Cardiologist
  • Specialist in Cardiac Electrophysiology

Rafeeq did his undergraduate medical training at the University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital. He then spent a year in London, working in emergency medicine at King’s College Hospital. In 1997, he moved to Perth and subsequently trained in cardiology at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. He then spent 2 years at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, training in all aspects of cardiac Electrophysiology, including gaining experience with remote magnetic navigation. He returned to Perth in 2007, joined Hearts West and in addition to general cardiology, provides subspecialty electrophysiology expertise to the practice. He also has an appointment at Fiona Stanley Hospital as a consultant Cardiologist/Electrophysiologist.

Rafeeq consults from our ArmadaleMurdoch and West Leederville rooms.

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Dr Peter Dias

MB(hon) ChB (hon) BSc (hon) MRCP FRACP
Dr Peter Dias
  • Consultant Cardiologist
  • Specialist in Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation
  • Specialist in Echocardiography

Peter graduated with honours from Leeds University Medical School in 2004, also receiving a 1st class honours in Human Anatomy. He moved to Perth in 2008 and completed his general cardiology training and Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Fellowship through Royal Perth Hospital.

Peter is Board Certified in Echocardiography by the American Society of Echocardiography and a member of the Royal College of Physicians and a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Peter is currently employed at Fiona Stanley Hospital as a consultant cardiologist in the state Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant service.

Peter’s fields of specialty include Heart Failure, Cardiac Transplant and Mechanical Support, Echocardiography and general cardiology.

Peter consults from our Armadale and Rockingham rooms.

Dr Wen-Loong Yeow

MBBS FRACP
Dr Wen-Loong Yeow
  • Consultant Cardiologist
  • Coronary Interventionist
  • Adult Structural and Valvular Interventionist
    • Wen-Loong (or Wen) graduated from the University of Western Australia, he completed his cardiology training and two-year coronary interventional fellowship at Royal Perth Hospital in 2011. He then completed a two-year fellowship in adult structural and valvular interventions, with clinical and basic science research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in Los Angeles. His research has been published in peer reviewed journals.

      He returned to Perth in 2014 and has joined Hearts West. In addition to interventional cardiology, he provides general cardiology support to the practice.

      Wen-Loong consults from our Armadale and West Leederville rooms.

       

Dr Amit SHAH

MBChB AMC FRACP
Dr Amit SHAH
  • Cardiologist

Dr Amit Shah is a Cardiologist providing expertise in the management of general cardiology conditions but not limited to ischaemic heart disease, valvular disease and arrhythmias, with a particular sub-specialty interest in heart failure, non-ischaemic cardiomyopathies, mechanical circulatory support and cardiac transplantation.

In addition to consultation, he performs coronary angiography, right heart catheterisation and myocardial biopsies.  He is part of our dedicated team of Cardiologists at Hearts West in Armadale, Rockingham and Murdoch Hospitals.

After completing undergraduate medical training in the UK, Dr Shah completed cardiology training in Australia, prior to a two-year fellowship in advanced heart failure; medical circulatory support and cardiac transplant. He holds an appointment as Cardiologist for the Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Services at Fiona Stanley Hospital and is actively involved in research in this field.