Royal Melbourne Hospital Cardiac Physiologists - Victorian Public Healthcare Awards Finalist 2022- Improving integration of care for patients with chronic complex conditions award; Cardiac remote device interrogation kiosk project 

Dr Ahmed Al-Kaisey - Winner of CSANZ Heart Rhythm Prize 2022; Polygenic risk scores identify atrial electrophysiological substrate abnormalites and predict atrial fibrillation recurrence following catheter ablation

Dr Louise Segan - Winner of CSANZ Prevenative Cardiology Prize 2022; Development and validation of the HARMS2-AF lifestyle risk score to predict incident AF

Dr David Chieng - Winner of CSANZ Heart Failure Prize 2022;  Catheter ablation in atrial fibrillation and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction improves peak pulmonary capillary wedge pressure, exercise capactiy and quallity of life. A Prospective Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT-STALL HFpEF) 

Dr Ahmed Al-Kaisey - HRS Most Innovative Abstract Award; Pulmonary Vein Myocardial Sleeves act as Amplifier sites during Persistent Atrial Fibrillation:a high density phase mapping study


Dr Ramanathan Parameswaran - Graham Brown Publication Prize; Functional Atrial Endocardial-Epicardial Dissociation in Patients with Structural Heart Disease undergoing Cardiac Surgery

Dr Chrishan Nalliah - William Parmley Prize for 2021; 


Professor Jonathan Kalman - HRS Ralph Lazzarra Lectureship Award: Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Sessions 2020; Atrial fibrillation, risk factor management and reverse atrial remodeling

Dr Chrishan Nalliah - Cardiac Soceity of Australia and New Zealand Clinical Ralph Reader Prize

Dr Geoff Wong - Cardiac Soceity of Australia and New Zealand Arrhythmia Prize


Professor Jonathan Kalman - Kempson Maddox lecturer Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand: Mechanisms of atrial fibrillation, Implications for management

Dr Ramanathan Parameswaran - Young Investigator Award - Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society Scientfic Seassion 2019: APHRS; Endocardial-epicardial phase mapping of prolonged persistent atrial fibrillation recordings: high prevalence of dissociated activation patters

Dr Ramanathan Parameswaran - Best Oral Presention: Melbourne Health Research week, June 2019; Functional Atrial Endocardial-Epicardial Dissociation in Patients with Structural Heart Disease undergoing Cardiac Surgery

Dr Alex Voskoboinik - Cardiac Soceity of Australia and New Zealand Ralph Reader Prize for top young investigator


Professor Jonathan Kalman - AO - Officer of the Order of Australia

Professor Jonathan Kalman - Intercontinental Named Lecture of The European Heart Rhythm Association – Barcelona March 2018. Mechanisms of atrial arrhythmias and new approaches to catheter ablation.

Dr Alex Voskoboinik - Recipient of National heart Foundation Early Career Fellowship


Professor Jonathan Kalman - Inaugural Alumnus National Heart Foundation of Australia (who has made and continues to make a generous contribution of his time and expertise to the Heart Foundation through the Research Committee and through the Cardiovascular Health Advisory Committee).


Professor Jonathan Kalman - Heart Rhythm Journal Most Outstanding Clinical Manuscript 2016 (Walters T et al. Progression of atrial remodeling in patients with high-burden atrial fibrillation: Implications for early ablative intervention. Heart Rhythm 2016).


Professor Jonathan Kalman - Paul Wood Medal of the British Cardiovascular Society (Awarded every 2 years. First Australian to receive this prestigious honour)


Professor Jonathan Kalman - NHMRC Research excellence award for nationally highest ranked practitioner fellowship​


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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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.