Dr Andy Chen is a Principal Cardiologist located in Brisbane, Queensland. He obtained his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Otago in New Zealand and is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physician with a specialty in Cardiology.
Dr Andy undertook Cardiology training at the Liverpool and Campbelltown Hospitals, both of which were busy tertiary teaching centres. He is a Level A Cardiac CT Specialist after completing Cardiac CT Accreditation training at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney. He has a special interest in treating chest pain and acute coronary syndrome, syncope, arrhythmias, heart failure, valvular heart disease, and coronary angiography.
Dr Chen is a Visiting Specialist at Sunnybank Private Hospital, Greenslopes Private Hospital, and St Andrew’s Ipswich Private Hospital. Dr Chen has a passion for clinical cardiology and multimodality cardiac imaging. He has presented his research at major overseas conferences and is committed to providing quality, patient-centred and evidence-driven health care.
Procedures & Conditions
- Coronary Angiograms
- General Cardiology
- Holter Monitoring
- Perioperative Medicine
- Acute Coronary Syndrome
- Aortic Valve Disease
- Arrhythmia Management
- Chronic Heart Failure
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Dilated Cardiomyopathy
- General Cardiology
- Heart Failure
- Mitral Valve Disease
- Preventative Cardiology
- Valvular Heart Disease
Consultant CardiologistHeart Health Specialist Centre 2017 - Present
VMOSunnybank Private Hospital Present
VMOSt Andrew's Ipswich Private Hospital Present
VMOGreenslopes Private Hospital Present
Conjoint Associate LecturerSouth Western Sydney Clinical School 2012 - 2016
Professional Memberships and Affiliations
2016 - Present
Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians
2010 - 2016
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
Research & Publications
1. The Diagnostic Yield and Cost Effectiveness of In-Hospital Cardiac Monitoring of Patients Admitted with Unexplained Syncope. Nadri FR, Toufali, Chen A, A, Rajaratnam R. Heart Lung and Circulation: vol 20: Supplement 2, 2011
2. Three-Year Outcomes of Patients Admitted with First Unexplained Syncope After a Comprehensive Evaluation with Validated Diagnostic Protocols. Nadri FR, Toufali A, R. Rajaratnam. A. Chen, et al. Heart Lung and Circulation: vol 21: 2012View More
- Recovery in global versus longitudinal strain following percutaneous revascularisation for ST elevation myocardial infarction. A Chen, TL Nguyen, L Hee, H Dimitri, C Mussap, C Juergens, JK French, DAB Richards, R Rajaratnam, J Otton, L Thomas. European Society of Cardiology moderated poster 2016.
- Differential recovery of myocardial systolic global strain after ST elevation myocardial infarction. L Hee, A Chen, C J Mussap, T Nguyen, C P Juergens, H Dimitri, J K French, DAB Richards, L Thomas. CSANZ 2015 poster
- Is global longitudinal strain better than left ventricular ejection fraction for predicting infarct scar size? L Hee, A Chen, C J Mussap, T Nguyen, C P Juergens, H Dimitri, J K French, DAB Richards, L Thomas. CSANZ 2015 poster.