Queensland Paediatric Cardiac Service
The Queensland Paediatric Cardiac Service provides care and treatment for children with heart disease. Our services include:
- clinical paediatric cardiology
- materno-foetal cardiology
- interventional cardiology
- invasive electrophysiology
- cardiac surgery
- outreach cardiology.
The 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?
Referrals are accepted up to a child’s 16th birthday.
Existing patients with complex care needs
Referrals are accepted up to a child’s 18th birthday (patients are usually transitioned to adult services by this time).
The service is available to children living in Queensland and northern New South Wales.
Do I need a referral?
You will need a formal referral to access this service.
How do I get a referral?
Referrals are accepted from:
Information for health professionals
From 1 May 2019 referral criteria will apply at CHQ. This condition has minimum demographic and essential clinical referral information that is required to be included prior to submission of the referral. Visit the CPC website for the required condition. If you are unable to provide the required “essential information” please state the reason when you submit the referral.
Prior assessment by a general paediatrician is recommended.
Please contact the on-call cardiology fellow via the hospital switchboard for urgent referrals.
t: 07 3068 1111
Heart Kids Queensland
Heart Support Australia
Dr Robert Justo MBBS, FRACP, FCSANZ
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