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  • Monday8:30 am to 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday8:30 am to 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday8:30 am to 5:00 pm
  • Thursday8:30 am to 5:00 pm
  • Friday8:30 am to 5:00 pm
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Doctors Profiles

Dr Natasha Huon

Is an experienced consultant cardiologist who trained in cardiology at Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital and completed a subspecialisation in diagnostic echocardiography at the Prince of Wales Hospital as well as additional training in coronary angiography at Royal North Shore Hospital. Natasha now consults in General Cardiology and runs a stress echocardiography clinic at Mona Vale and in the Northern Beaches Hospital. Natasha has admitting rights to the Mater Hospital in North Sydney, North Shore Private Hospital and the Northern Beaches Hospital.

Dr George Lau

Is an interventional cardiologist and general physician at Northern Beaches Hospital, Adventist Hospitals, Mater and North Shore Private. He trained in cardiology at Concord Hospital before completing a PhD in cardiac CT and ultrasound imaging at the University of Sydney and a 2 year post-doctoral interventional fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University (Boston, USA). He is a fellow of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. His research interests include cardiac CT, vascular remodeling and vascular flow modeling. He is committed to improving health care to the residents of Northern Sydney and the Northern Beaches.

Dr George Rudan

Is an experienced Clinical Cardiologist now based at the Northern Beaches Hospital with a primary interest in transthoracic, transoesophageal and stress echocardiography. He graduated from medical school at the University of Sydney with Class I honours and completed three years of cardiology training at Royal North Shore Hospital and an Echocardiography Fellowship at St Vincents Hospital, Sydney. He loves running marathons in his leisure time too.

Dr Michael Ward

Is an interventional cardiologist at Royal North Shore, North Shore Private Hospitals and the Northern Beaches Hospital. He trained in Cardiology at Papworth (Cambridge, UK), Royal North Shore and Prince Henry Hospitals. He then undertook a PhD on restenosis after angioplasty and stenting at the Baker Institute in Melbourne before travelling to Stanford University in California where he undertook post-doctoral studies whilst working as Interventional Fellow. He is head of the Vascular Biology Laboratory at the North Shore Heart Research Foundation and his research interests include elucidation of the fundamental mechanisms of arterial remodelling in de novo atherosclerosis and restenosis, late stent thrombosis, tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy and optimising outcomes in high-risk coronary intervention.

Dr Logan Kanagaratnam

Dr Kanagaratnam graduated from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka in 1990. He trained in Cardiology at Royal North Shore Hospital and subsequently did electrophysiology and pacing fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Foundation at Cleveland Ohio, USA.

His main interests include the Management of arrhythmias; Electrophysiology studies and radiofrequency ablation. Cardiac pacing- implantation and management of pacemaker, defibrillators including cardiac re-synchronisation devices.

Dr Maros Elsik

Dr Maros Elsik is a highly qualified and experienced interventional cardiac electrophysiologist and a clinical cardiologist. He graduated from UNSW with 1st class honours. He completed his cardiology training in Sydney, prior to gaining further specialist experience in heart failure management in Melbourne. He gained extensive experience in the management of cardiac arrhythmias, electrophysiology and cardiac device implantation in the UK.

His clinical interest and expertise includes all aspects of cardiology with a particular emphasis on the evaluation and treatment of patients with cardiac arrhythmias, palpitations, abnormal heart rhythms, syncope, fainting and blackouts. He has significant experience in the treatment of patients with heart failure and also the management of chest pain, shortness of breath and other cardiac abnormalities.

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Areas of expertise
He performs electrophysiological testing and ablation of all types of arrhythmias including:

  • atrial fibrillation (AF), atrial flutter, atrial tachycardia
  • SVT and Wolff Parkinson White syndrome
  • ventricular tachycardia, ventricular ectopic beats
    many with the use of 3D cardiac mapping systems

He has implanted a large number of cardiac devices including:

  • loop recorders
  • pacemakers
  • defibrillators
  • biventricular pacemakers/defibrillators
  • as well as subcutaneous (leadless) ICDs

He manages and regularly reviews a large number of patients with pacemakers/defibrillators and provides home monitoring service for many patients. Dr Elsik also performs extraction of infected and malfunctioning, chronically implanted pacemaker and defibrillator leads. This is highly specialised skill, for which less than a handful of cardiologists hold accreditation in NSW.