Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Cardiac and Cardiothoracic Services

We're only a heart beat away

Sunshine Coast University Private offers the Sunshine Coast’s widest range of cardiac diagnostic and therapeutic services and is the only hospital in the region with a cardiac surgical program.

The comprehensive cardiac and cardiothoracic care service is supported by first-class standards of accommodation and the latest in cardiac technology and techniques. An expert team of skilled subspecialty cardiologists and surgeons provide a broad range of patient-centered care, backed by the hospital’s specialised multidisciplinary team.

Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital is committed to providing the most comprehensive centre for expert cardiac care on the Sunshine Coast, helping patients receive world-class care closer to home. These services focus on the diagnosis, treatment and management of disorders of the cardiovascular or circulatory system, which includes the heart and arteries. To find out more about the leading and unique services the hospital provides, please visit News.

Facilities:

Cardiac Catheter Labs

Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital has two Cardiac Catheter Labs containing advanced technology and high-resolution image-guided assistance to provide increased efficiency and safety to patients and doctors. This allows for the latest interventional services, minimally-invasive procedures and prompt and accurate diagnosis for patients.

Through the use of the Cardiac Catheter Labs, the hospital’s experienced interventional cardiologists, radiologists and nurses can perform a number of tests and treatments onsite and focus on patient safety and comfort.

Coronary Care and Intensive Care Unit

Our 11 bed Coronary Care and Intensive Care Unit allows acute coronary care patients to recover in a comfortable, modern and peaceful environment, under the seamless care of a dedicated team of health professionals including cardiologists, cardiac nurses, and cardiac rehabilitation physiotherapists. Patients in the Coronary Care Unit all have continuous cardiac monitoring and comprehensive cardiac testing as appropriate.

Procedures:

Our cardiologists treat a range of heart conditions and related symptoms including:

  • Heart attacks (myocardial infarction)
  • Acute coronary syndromes and angina
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Cardiomyopathy and heart failure
  • Hypertension
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Aortic stenosis

Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Our Cardiac Rehabilitation Program provides effective programs individually tailored for people who have heart disease, had a cardiac procedure, have heart failure, or experience risk factors associated with heart disease.

The aim of the program is to help people return to their previous lifestyles and activities through exercise and education and will be delivered at the hospital or at another local facility.

Specialists:

To view the profiles and contact details for our cardiologists caring for patients at Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital, click here.

Life-changing heart treatment begins on the Sunshine Coast