Assoc. Prof. Nagesh S. Anavekar

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Cardiologist & Echocardiologist

Dr Nagesh Anavekar is a Consultant Cardiologist & Echocardiologist. He treats and manages a wide variety of adult cardiovascular diseases (Hypertension, Dyslipidemias, IHD, CCF, Valvular disease, Adult congenital heart disease, Arrhythmias, ACS) and has particular interests in the management & risk stratification of CV disease in high risk cohorts (eg. Diabetes, Chronic Kidney Disease, Hypertension etc).

Dr Anaveker graduated from Monash University, completing his internship, medical residency and cardiology training at Austin Health. This was followed by two and a half year Cardiology Fellowship in Cardiac Imaging at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. He has since specialized in cardiac imaging, having received formal training at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Echocardiography, Stress Echocardiography and Cardiac MRI.

As the Director of Echocardiography & Senior Staff Cardiologist/Physician at Northern Health, Dr Anavekar holds both public and private hospital appointments at the Epworth, John Fawkner and Warringal Hospitals. He is also a Senior Research Fellow with the Department of Medicine, Austin & Northern Health, University of Melbourne and has completed numerous peer reviewed publications in his field.

Cardiac Diagnostic Sessions: Tuesday, Thursday