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.

Clinics

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

Who can access this service?

New patients

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).

Catchment area

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:

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

Information for health professionals

Referral instructions

Prior assessment by a general paediatrician is recommended.

Urgent referrals
Please contact the on-call cardiology fellow via the hospital switchboard for urgent referrals.
t: 07 3068 1111

Useful links

Heart Kids Queensland
Heart Support Australia

Our team

Director

Dr Robert Justo MBBS, FRACP, FCSANZ

Associate Professor/Director

Dr Nelson Alphonso

Senior Medical Officers

Dr Benjamin Anderson MBBS, FRACP, FCSANZ
Dr Ben Auld MBBS, FRACP
Dr Scott Fox MBBS (Hons II), FRACP, FCSANZ
Dr Alex Eng Gooi MBBS, B SC (Med), FRACP, FCSANZ
Dr Martin Grips FRACP, MD
Dr Jim Morwood MBBS, FRACP, FCSANZ
Dr Prem Venugopal FRCS (CTH), Consultant, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
A/Prof Cameron Ward MBBS, FRACP, FCSANZ
Dr Jason Wildschut MBBS, FRACP, B SC(Hons)

This service is available at

Cardiac (3d)
Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital

Level 3
501 Stanley Street
South Brisbane
QLD 4101
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Contact details

t: 07 3068 1111

Please contact the Patient Call Centre to confirm or change appointments.
t: 1300 762 831

Operating hours

Monday to Friday, 8am–5pm.

Resources

View all cardiac fact sheets

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