03 5982 1033
McCrae Specialist Centre
691-695 Point Nepean Rd,
McCrae, VIC, 3938
(Corner of Bartels St)
Specialty : Cardiology
MBBS, MD (General Medicine), MRCP (UK), FRACP
Dr Arun is a highly reputed senior consultant cardiologist in the Peninsula region, who brings over 30 years of medical experience to his patients. He completed his postgraduate medical degree in India before undertaking further cardiology training in the UK (MRCP) and St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne (FRACP). He was appointed Consultant Cardiologist in Frankston Hospital in 2000, before commencing his private practice.
Dr Arun brings in-depth clinical knowledge and excellent diagnostic skills, with significant experience in general medicine and cardiology. He deals with all types of cardiac problems, including the investigation and management of coronary artery disease, heart failure and cardiac rhythm problems. He specialises in managing heart failure patients and is a skilled implanter of CRT devices, defibrillators and pacemakers. He also provides and personally supervises stress ECG, stress echo, echo and holter monitor services.
Qualifications : MBBS, MD (General Medicine), MRCP (UK), FRACP
Special Interests :
Dr Arun is a consultant in General Cardiology, with a special interest in Heart Failure and Device Implantation for heart rhythm disorders and heart failure management.
Dr Arun undertook advanced training in Cardiology at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne and worked as a registrar in Cardiology at South Cleveland Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK and the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary in Scotland before returning to Frankston to undertake his public appointment at Peninsula Health. Dr Arun established his private practice at Peninsula Private Hospital and is well regarded for his management and care of patients in the Frankston and surrounding communities.
Along with Dr Arun’s training and wide experience in device implantation in UK and Australia has acquired in-depth practical knowledge in this field. Being a high volume operator in device implants Dr Arun is aware of the difficulties and challenges in device implantation and follow up. A priority in device implantation is optimum patient selection and safe implantation technique to achieve maximum benefit for the patient and minimise complications. Dr Arun likes to share this knowledge with his colleagues and medical practitioners to raise awareness about the benefits of this treatment option to improve patient care.
Areas Of Special Interest/Expertise
For appointments, please contact Central booking office and if you would like to be seen at McCrae, please advise the office that the appointment be booked for "McCrae Specialist Centre".
Phone: 8790 8366
Dr Didier Grolaux and his staff are dedicated to providing comprehensive, state-of-the-art and patient-focused care to all cardiac patients as well as those who are at risk for heart disease. Dr Didier Grolaux was trained in Brussels, Belgium, and has 20 years of specialist experience, initially in Europe and for the past decade in Australia, in the diagnosis and management of cardiovascular disease in adult patients, such as hypertension, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathy, valvular heart disease, arrhythmias and heart failure.
Being part of a large professional network of highly skilled Specialist colleagues, Dr Grolaux can provide exhaustive cardiological advice and management.
Frankston Private Cardiology provides a diagnostic and treatment service for patients referred with actual, or suspected, heart disease. The service comprises a comprehensive range of non-invasive investigational facilities, including resting and exercise ECG, echocardiography, Holter monitoring, 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and pacemaker clinic. Dr Grolaux also implants loop recorder for investigation of syncope, pacemakers and performs coronary angiograms.
For appointments, please contact (03) 9770 0844. If you would like to be seen at Mccrae, please advise the office that the appointment be booked for Mccrae Specialist Centre
Phone: 9770 0844
Fax: 9770 0255
Dr Geoff Toogood is a Cardiologist & specialist consulting Aviation Cardiologist who has practiced for 20 years on the Mornington Peninsula. He has held The Director of Cardiology position at Frankston Hospital and is a Fellow of the College of Physicians, Cardiac Society and the prestigious Heart Rhythm Society. He is trained and skilled in all aspects of device therapy and follow up. He established the pacing services on the Mornington Peninsula inserting the first Pacemakers, this also applies to ICD and CRT devices. He has run the pacemaker clinic since 1993. He is a Speaker/Ambassador for Beyond Blue, speaking regularly in the area of mental health and is also a passionate advocate for Doctors Mental Health.
For appointments, please contact (03) 9770 0099. If you would like to be seen at Mccrae, please advise the office that the appointment be booked for Mccrae Specialist Centre.
Specialty : Cardiology
Sub-Speciality : Cardiac Pacing
Special Interests : Pacing & CR
Phone : 03 9770 0099
Fax : 03 9770 0096