The cardiology team is led by Associate Professr Chris Judkins. The following form part of our clinical trial referral network:
- Private cardiology practice (7 cardiologists)
- Mount Hospital Cardiology Unit, which is the busiest private cardiology hospital in WA
- Public patient referrals from large public hospital cardiology units
- Affiliated private General Practitioners
- Affiliated medical physicians
During 2017 the cardiology team have been involved in 4 cardiology clinical trials.
Associate Professor Chris Judkins
Dr Chris Judkins is a General and Interventional Cardiologist with a strong interest in clinical research and education. Dr Judkins has completed a Master of Clinical Research (MClinRes) through the University of Western Australia and is completing PhD studies through the University of Melbourne. He is involved in cardiovascular research directed towards a better understanding of heart disease and improving patient outcomes and is the Principal Investigator for several international and national clinical trials.
Dr Judkins is well published and frequently presents at educational events for general practitioners and other health professionals. Specialising in radial (wrist) access for coronary angiography and stent implantation, his other areas of interest includes the management of resistant hypertension, dyslipidaemia, heart failure and lifestyle intervention to decrease cardiovascular risk.
Currently Dr Judkins is the Principal Investigator for several cardiology studies at the site.