Queensland Paediatric Cardiac Service

The Queensland Paediatric Cardiac Service provides care and treatment for children with heart disease.

The service includes a comprehensive range of clinical paediatric, materno-foetal, and outreach cardiology, invasive investigational facilities and cardiac catheterisation, with a range of interventional cardiology procedures.

We are dedicated to making sure that all children and young people with a heart disease have access to leading,  life-changing care and are given the best possible chance of enjoying a healthier tomorrow.

Our services include:

  • clinical paediatric cardiology
  • materno-foetal cardiology
  • interventional cardiology
  • invasive electrophysiology
  • cardiac surgery
  • outreach cardiology.

Clinics

Cardiology Clinic

Level 3 (3d), Queensland Children’s Hospital, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Monday to Thursday  |  8am–12pm  |  12.30–5pm
Friday  |  12.30–5pm

Who can access this service?

The Queensland Paediatric Cardiac Service provides care for children and young people from birth to 18 years living in Queensland and northern New South Wales.

Referrals

A formal referral from a health professional is required. Referrals are accepted from:

  • general paediatricians
  • general practitioners (some referrals may be redirected to the General Paediatric Service if appropriate).

Appointments and admissions

Some cardiac procedures, like a heart operation or a cardiac catheter, require some planning beforehand.

For any appointment, please bring a list of your child’s current medications as well as copies of previous letters, test results and X-rays relevant to their medical condition.

Our team

Director

Dr Robert Justo MBBS, FRACP, FCSANZ

Associate Professor/Director

Dr Prem Venugopal FRCS (CTH), Consultant, Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Senior Medical Officers

Dr Benjamin Anderson MBBS, FRACP, FCSANZ
Dr Ben Auld MBBS, FRACP
A/Prof Cameron Ward MBBS, FRACP, FCSANZ
Dr Jason Wildschut MBBS, FRACP, B SC(Hons)
Dr Jim Morwood MBBS, FRACP, FCSANZ
Dr Lauren Shearer MBBS, FRACP, ClinDip (PallMed)
Dr Martin Grips FRACP, MD
A/Prof Dr Nelson Alphonso, Consultant, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Dr Scott Fox MBBS (Hons II), FRACP, FCSANZ
Dr Tim Colen MBBS, B SC, FRACP

This service is available at

Queensland Children’s Hospital
501 Stanley Street
South Brisbane
QLD 4101
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Hours

Monday to Friday, 8am–5pm.

Contact us

t: 07 3068 1111 (General enquiries)
Note: To confirm or change outpatient appointments, call 1300 762 831.

Related services

General paediatrics and babies

Useful links

View all cardiac fact sheets

Supporting the long-term developmental needs of children with congenital heart disease and their families

Heart Kids Queensland

Heart Support Australia