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Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Dr Wayne Stafford is a Director of the Queensland Cardiovascular Group and practices as a Consulting Cardiologist with expertise in the field of cardiac electrophysiology. He holds special interests in cardiac arrhythmias, catheter ablation, electrophysiology, pacing including cardiac resynchronisation therapy, and implantable cardiac defibrillators (ICDs).

Dr Stafford graduated with first class honours and a university medal from the University of Queensland Medical School. He has been awarded Fellowships of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. He received special recognition as an international arrhythmia specialist when awarded a Fellowship of the Heart Rhythm Society. Dr Stafford undertook post graduate training in the United States as a Clinical and Research Fellow of the National Heart Foundation of Australia, studying at the University of Miami in Florida, Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Dr Stafford has been previous Chairman of the Cardiac Society Working Group in pacing and electrophysiology, Chairman of the Research Committee of the St Andrew's Medical Institute, Director of Cardiology at St Andrew's Hospital, and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Physical and Chemical Sciences at the Queensland University of Technology

Dr Stafford has ongoing interests in research and is actively involved in continuing professional education for GPs, cardiac health professionals and trainees, and medical students. He is an invited speaker and panellist at cardiology conferences in Australia and internationally.

Clinical Interests

Cardiac arrhythmias, catheter ablation, electrophysiology, pacing including cardiac resynchronisation therapy, and implantable cardiac defibrillators (ICDs).

Education

Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society
Heart Rhythm Society | International


Fellow of the National Heart Foundation of Australia
University of Miami | Miami, Florida, USA
Massachusetts General Hospital | Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Fellow of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (F.C.S.A.N.Z.)
Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand | Australia

Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (F.R.A.C.P.)
Royal Australasian College of Physicians | Brisbane, Australia

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.)
Bachelor of Science (BSc)
University of Queensland | Brisbane, Australia

Professional Memberships & Awards

Heart Rhythm Society
Fellow

St Andrew's Medical Institute
Chairman of the Research Committee

St Andrew's Hospital
Director of Cardiology

Cardiac Society Working Group
Chairman

Queensland University of Technology School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Adjunct Professor

National Heart Foundation of Australia
Fellow

Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (F.C.S.A.N.Z.)
Fellow

Royal Australasian College of Physicians (F.R.A.C.P.)
Fellow

Consultation Rooms