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Imaging Cardiologist

Dr John Rivers is a Director of the Queensland Cardiovascular Group, with special interests in coronary artery disease, heart failure, echocardiography and continuing medical education and research. Under Dr Rivers direction, QCG has become well recognised for non-invasive testing.

Dr Rivers is a graduate of the University of Queensland in both Medicine and Science, and holds a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in Cardiology. After obtaining his postgraduate degrees, Dr Rivers undertook a clinical and research Fellowship at the internationally recognised Greenlane Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand, and at the that time was involved in some key research in thrombolysis therapy.

Dr Rivers has recognised expertise in the areas of echocardiography, stress echocardiography, and transoesophageal echocardiography. Dr Rivers also has extensive teaching experience, and has been involved in innovative work in continuing medical education, including development of online CME programmes throughout Queensland.

Clinical Interests

Echocardiography, exercise stress echocardiography, transoesophageal echocardiography, coronary artery disease and heart failure.

Education & Training

Fellow of Greenland Hospital in Cardiology
Greenland Hospital | Auckland, New Zealand

Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)
Royal Australasian College of Physicians | Australia

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Bachelor of Science
University of Queensland | Brisbane, Australia

Professional Memberships & Awards

St Andrew's Medical Institute

Greenland Hospital

Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)

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