Cardiology staff

  • Senior Medical Staff (Cardiologists)


    Associate Professor Michael Cheung

    Director of Cardiology/Heart Research Group Leader


    A/Prof Michael Cheung trained at the leading Congenital Cardiac centres in the world including Great Ormond St (London), Royal Brompton Hospital (London), Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto) and The Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. He is currently Director of Paediatric Cardiology in Melbourne and Leader of the Heart Research Group at MCRI. His area of sub specialty interest is non-invasive imaging (echocardiography and MRI).

    Research Interests

    The Heart Research based at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute consists of 7 senior researchers, 5 postgraduate fellows and 4 research assistants. He has established a dedicated research laboratory for echocardiography and vascular ultrasound. The group has significant experience and ongoing studies in molecular cardiology, in vitro cardiac assessment, and also invasive assessments of cardiac function.


    Dr Bryn Jones

    Deputy Director of Cardiology/Clinical Lead in Cardiac MRI


    Dr Bryn Jones is Deputy Director of Cardiology and Clinical Lead in Cardiac MRI. He also consults at the Fetal Management Unit at the Royal Women’s Hospital. He graduated from the University of Queensland and completed his Paediatric Training at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Brisbane prior to training in Paediatric Cardiology at The Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane and the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. He undertook further Cardiac MRI training at the Royal Brompton Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital in London before returning to RCH.

    Research Interests

    Non-invasive imaging (Cardiac MRI, Echocardiography. Cardiac Rehabilitation in Children with Congenital Heart Disease.


    Associate Professor Robert G Weintraub

    Senior Cardiologist/Clinical Lead Heart Failure/Transplant Program.


    Dr Weintraub trained in paediatrics at the Prince of Wales children’s Hospital and in cardiology at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne.  He worked as a cardiologist in Harefield Hospital and completed his training at the UCSD Medical Center, San Diego.  He is the lead physician for the Pulmonary Hypertension and Heart Transplant service.

    Research Interests

    Pulmonary hypertension, heart failure and cardiomyopathy, heart transplantation, Global Burden of Disease consortium


    Associate Professor Andrew Davis

    Paediatric Cardiologist/Clinical Lead Arrhythmia Service


    Associate Professor Andreas Pflaumer

    Paediatric Cardiologist/Clinical Lead Interventional Electrophysiology


    Dr Geoffrey K Lane

    Interventional Cardiologist


    Dr Lucas Eastaugh

    Paediatric Interventionalist Cardiologist/Clinical Lead in Cardiac Catheterisation Intervention

    Darren 2017

    Dr Darren Hutchinson

    Paediatric and Fetal Cardiologist 


    Dr Bennett Sheridan

    Paediatric Cardiologist/Pediatric Intensivist


    Dr Remi Kowalski

    Paediatric Cardiologist 

    Dr Jacob Matthew

    Paediatric Cardiologist

    Jim Wilkinson

    Professor James L Wilkinson

    Professorial Fellow, Dept. of Paediatrics/Senior Paediatric Cardiologist (retired)

    Cardiology Technical Department

    David Scicluna

    Chief Technologist, Technical Leader, Imaging

    Telephone 9345 5723

    Kate Mikkelsen

    Technical Leader, Invasive and Arrhythmia

    Telephone 9345 9765

    Erin Date

    Technical Leader, Invasive and Arrhythmia

    Telephone 9345 5709 

    Heather Smith

    Cardiology IT and Applications Administrator

    Telephone 9345 4787

    ECG Technologist

    Pager 5707

    Cardiology Fellows

    General Fellows  

    Matthew Henry

    Hannah Bourne

    Janet Lang

    EP Fellow

    Mangesh Jadhav

    VAD Fellow  

    Julie Wacker

    Non-Invasive Fellow

    Chris Gillett

    Nurse Managers/Clinical Nurse Consultants

    Angela Wood

    Nurse Unit Manager, Cardiology

    Anne Shipp

    Transplant CNC

    Vanessa Connell

    Electrophysiology CNC

    Michelle Rose

    Pulmonary Hypertension CNC

    Bronwyn Norman

    Pulmonary Hypertension CNC

    Gabrielle Callea

    Ventricular Assisted Device CNC

    Cardiology Outpatient Nursing

    Telephone 9345 5943

    • Lyn Marshall
    • Cherie Dobie
    • Jodi Hislop
    • Hollie Gilmore
    • Paula Prosia
    • Stavroula Pataridis
    • Rachel Suckling
    • Jodie Cuthbert

    Administration Support Team

    Debbie Cations

    Administration Manager
    Telephone 9345 4830

    Cheryl Seenyen

    Telephone 9345 5713

    Sheree Greer

    Telephone 9345 5718