Dr Irene Stevenson is a cardiologist and arrhythmia specialist. She completed her medical degree at the University of Melbourne and St Vincent’s Hospital and went on to specialist training in cardiology at Box Hill Hospital and The Alfred Hospital. This was followed by a clinical fellowship year in electrophysiology at Monash Medical Centre prior to commencing a higher degree at The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Dr Stevenson runs the Royal Melbourne Hospital pacemaker clinic with Associate Professor Harry Mond as well as being in charge of the satellite country device clinics in Shepparton and Albury. She has extensive experience in all aspects of cardiac device management including pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation therapy. She is involved with teaching and supervision of the various international and local trainees especially in the clinical skills of device implantation. She has authored and coauthored over 20 publications in international journals and is a regular reviewer for the Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology Journal.

Private Consulting Rooms:
Melbourne Heart Centre
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Royal Parade
Parkville VIC 3050

Phone: (03) 9349 5400
Fax: (03) 9349 5411


Our Research

Melbourne Heart Rhythm has an international reputation as one of the centers of excellence in cardiac arrhythmia research in Australasia and the world.

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Our Team

Our friendly team are committed to providing excellence in patient care. They are all well qualified and knowledgeable about patients and their cardiac conditions.

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Learn More

To learn about common arrhythmias and our cardiac procedures, visit  our Cardiovascular Library for more information.

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About Us


Melbourne Heart Rhythm is the arrhythmia service at the Department of Cardiology at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. We are comprised of a team of highly trained and dedicated health care professionals specializing in heart rhythm management. We have a strong focus on patient education and patient centered care. Our arrhythmia specialists have an international reputation of excellence in arrhythmia research and clinical arrhythmia management.