Dr Scott McKenzie

Dr Scott McKenzie

Dr Scott McKenzie

Dr Scott McKenzie is a dual trained Cardiologist and General Physician. He has been instrumental in establishing a Heart Failure service at Queensland Cardiovascular Group, encompasing education, in-home heart failure monitoring and advanced heart failure care. He is also a staff specialist at The Prince Charles Hospital in the Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Unit. Dr McKenzie is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland and an examiner for the Royal Australasia College of Physicians. He has special interests in Heart Failure, cardiomyophathies, mechanical ciculatory support, heart transplant, venous thromboembolic disease, diabetes, telemedicine and remote monitoring technologies.

Dr McKenzie graduated from the University of Queensland Medicial School and is a Fellow of the Royal Australasia College of Physicians in Cardiology and General Medicine. He undertook his cardiology training at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne and Gold Coast Hospital. He completed a fellowship in Vascular Medicine at Monash Medical Centre and Southern Health in Victoria and a further fellowship in Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation at The Prince Charles Hospital.

Dr McKenzie established the first (and at the present time, only) remote heart failure monitoring and management service in the Asia Pacific Region using an implanted pulmonary artery pressure monitor and is involved in the development of new systems for monitoring and preventing heart failure in patients’ homes.

Dr McKenzie provides regular Telehealth consultaitons throughout Queensland and is actively involved in the Indigenous Cardiac Outreach Program through The Prince Charles Hospital.

Dr McKenzie is actively involved in professional education for junior doctors and GPs and is frequently an invited speaker at both cardiology and general health conferences. He is an Advanced Life Support instructor with Australia Resuscitation Council, and has been a medical officer with St John Ambulance for 17 years. He is also actively involved in clinical research being the Principal Investigator in five current international trials for new heart failure therapies.

Clinical Interests

Heart Failure (and Advanced Heart Failure), cardiomyopathy, heart transplant, ventricular assist devices, venous thromboembolic disease, diabetes, general cardiology, acute general medicine, telemedicine and  remote monitoring technologies.

Education & Training

Fellow in Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant
The Prince Charles Hospital | Brisbane, Australia

Fellow in Vascular Medicine
Southern Health | Melbourne, Victoria

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Bachelor of Science (BSc)

University of Queensland | Brisbane, Australia

Professional Memberships & Awards

Royal Australian College of Physicians (FRACP)

Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand

International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation

International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis

Internal Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand

Languages spoken (other than English)
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