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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

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