Interventional Cardiologist in QLD



Dr Brendan Bell is a Clinical and Interventional Cardiologist in Queensland and Founding Partner of CardioVascular Clinics (CVC).  He consults privately at St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital in Spring Hill, as well as, regularly at the Stephen’s Private Hospital in Hervey Bay and the Mater Misericordiae Hospital in Rockhampton.

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Special Interests

Procedures Performed
  • Complex Coronary Interventions
  • Chest Pain Assessment
  • Peri-operative Management
  • Complex Percutaneous Coronary Revascularisation
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Assessment
  • Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty for Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
Conditions Treated
  • Structural Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • General Cardiology


  • Anesthetics and Intensive Care Training
    St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital Present
  • Founding Partner
    GP Practice Present
  • Senior Lecturer
    University of Queensland Present


Professional Memberships and Affiliations
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)

  • Member of the Statewide Anticoagulation Committee

  • 2001

    University of Queensland Medal and Lillian Cooper Prize for Dux of Medicine

Research & Publications


1. Hamilton-Craig, Christian & Gomes, Rolf & Lai, Tony & Sedgwick, John & Huderverdi, Mahala & Mishra, Akshay & Bell, Brendan & Ginns, Jonathon. (2020). Cardiology Clinical Research Centre.

2. Mengel, C. & Tatavarty, Sameer & Gluer, R. & Aroney, Nicholas & Murdoch, Dale & Bell, Brendan & Walters, D.. (2017). Successful STEMI Thrombolysis Post Reversal of Dabigatran (Pradaxa®). Heart, Lung and Circulation. 26. S234. 10.1016/j.hlc.2017.06.440.

3. Hanna, Joseph & Kyranis, S. & Alghamry, Alaa & Bell, Brendan & Mishra, Akshay & Raffel, Owen. (2016). Coronary Artery Disease Distribution in Patients Presenting with Symptomatic Atrial Fibrillation. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 25. S38. 10.1016/j.hlc.2016.06.084.

4. Gluer, R. & Murdoch, Dale & Poon, Karl & Bell, Brendan & Mishra, Akshay & Pincus, M. & Raffel, Owen & Walters, D.. (2015). GuideLiner guide extension catheter for difficult coronary intervention: A large, single-centre case series. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 24. S276. 10.1016/j.hlc.2015.06.387.

5. Murdoch, Dale & Gluer, R. & Shaw, E. & Incani, A. & Poon, Karl & Bell, Brendan & Pincus, M. & Mishra, Akshay & Raffel, Owen & Walters, D.. (2015). Consider the GuideLiner Guide Extension Catheter early for difficult balloon and stent delivery. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 24. S270. 10.1016/j.hlc.2015.06.373.

6. Jahangiri, Bijan & Murdoch, Dale & Raffel, Owen & Incani, A. & Poon, Karl & Bell, Brendan & Pincus, M. & Mishra, Akshay & Savage, Michael & Walters, D.. (2015). Tornus catheter for calcified coronary stenoses that cannot be crossed with other devices. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 24. S309. 10.1016/j.hlc.2015.06.462.

7. Antony, J. & Jahangiri, Bijan & Paymard, Mohammad & Carroll, M. & Bell, Brendan. (2015). Yield of routine provocative testing among patients assessed in a large tertiary centre chest pain assessment service. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 24. S174-S175. 10.1016/j.hlc.2015.06.149.

8. Chan, J. & Wee, Yong & Poon, Karl & Savage, Michael & Bell, Brendan & Murdoch, Dale & Walters, D. & Raffel, Owen. (2015). Stent thrombosis incidence in a quaternary Australian centre. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 24. S303. 10.1016/j.hlc.2015.06.449.

9. He, A. & Neill, Johanne & Bell, Brendan & Walters, D. & Chan, J. & Branch, Kelley & Hamilton-Craig, Christian. (2015). Assessment of pre-test algorithms to predict CAD by CTCA in emergency department chest pain. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 24. S325-S326. 10.1016/j.hlc.2015.06.501.

10. Paymard, Mohammad & Nicotra, Lisa & Dettrick, Andrew & Bell, Brendan & Chaudhuri, Alex & Cody, David & Tesar, Peter & Hamilton-Craig, Christian. (2015). Chronic Q fever prosthetic valve endocarditis — an important cause of prosthetic valve dysfunction in Australia. The Medical journal of Australia. 202. 212-3. 10.5694/mja14.00864.

11. Safaa, Ali & Incani, Alexander & Raffel, Owen & Savage, Michael & Fu, Jinlin & Bell, Brendan & Poon, Karl & Walters, Darren. (2014). PW100 A Comparison Of Door To Balloon Times Between Different Age Groups At The Prince Charles Hospital – A 5 Year Experience. Global Heart. 9. e280. 10.1016/j.gheart.2014.03.2233.

12. Khelgi, Vinod & Murdoch, Dale & Savage, Michael & Incani, A. & Raffel, Owen & Small, A. & Bell, Brendan & Pincus, M. & Walters, D.. (2013). Chronic Total Occlusions: A Single Centre Experience at the Prince Charles Hospital. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 22. S129. 10.1016/j.hlc.2013.05.307.

13. Safaa, Ali & Incani, A. & Savage, Michael & Fu, Jinlin & Raffell, C. & Bell, Brendan & Pincus, M. & Small, A. & Chua, R. & Mishra, Akshay & Dahl, M. & Walters, D.. (2013). A Single Centre Experience on Reasons for Delay in the Door to Balloon Time: A Five-Year Trend at The Prince Charles Hospital. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 22. S126-S127. 10.1016/j.hlc.2013.05.301.

14. Safaa, Ali & Incani, A. & Savage, Michael & Fu, Jinlin & Pincus, M. & Raffell, C. & Small, A. & Bell, Brendan & Mishra, Akshay & Chua, R. & Dahl, M. & Walters, D.. (2013). Door to Balloon Times in STEMI Patients: A Five-Year Trend at the Prince Charles Hospital. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 22. S134. 10.1016/j.hlc.2013.05.319.

15. Subban, Vijayakumar & Bell, Brendan & Raffel, Owen & Small, Andrew & Savage, Michael & Incani, Alexander & Walters, Darren. (2013). A Rare Mechanism of Very Late Bare Metal Stent Thrombosis-Role of Optical Coherence Imaging in Its Evaluation and Management. Heart, lung & circulation. 23. 10.1016/j.hlc.2013.04.120.

16. Burstow, Darryl & Poon, Karl & Bell, Brendan & Bett, Nicholas. (2012). Anterior ECG changes following iatrogenic dissection of the right coronary artery into the aortic root: Exclusion of left coronary obstruction with transoesophageal echocardiography. Cardiovascular revascularization medicine : including molecular interventions. 14. 10.1016/j.carrev.2012.10.005.

17. Bell, Brendan & Iqtidar, Ali & Pyne, Christopher. (2011). Impella assisted transradial coronary intervention in patients with acute coronary syndromes and cardiogenic shock: Case series. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions. 78. 880-5. 10.1002/ccd.23104.

18. Bell, Brendan & Layland, Jamie & Poon, Karl & Spaulding, Christian & Walters, Darren. (2011). Focused Clinical Review: Periprocedural Management of Antiplatelet Therapy in Patients with Coronary Stents. Heart, lung & circulation. 20. 438-45. 10.1016/j.hlc.2011.03.005.

19. Poon, Karl & Bell, Brendan & Raffel, Owen & Walters, Darren & Jang, Ik-Kyung. (2011). Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection Utility of Intravascular Ultrasound and Optical Coherence Tomography During Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Circulation. Cardiovascular interventions. 4. e5-7. 10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.110.959593.

20. Luis, Sushil & Savage, Michael & Bell, Brendan & Small, A.. (2010). Trans-Radial Approach for Primary Percutaneous Intervention. Heart Lung and Circulation – HEART LUNG CIRC. 19. 10.1016/j.hlc.2010.06.1042.

21. Bell, Brendan & Bett, Nicholas & Walters, Darren. (2010). Fistula From Aneurysmal Saphenous Vein Graft to Right Atrium Treated with Covered Stents. Heart, lung & circulation. 19. 465-9. 10.1016/j.hlc.2010.05.005.

22. Layland, Jamie & Bell, Brendan & Mullany, Dan & Walters, Darren. (2010). Percutaneous management of aortic stenosis in high-risk patients. The Medical journal of Australia. 192. 520-5. 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2010.tb03616.x.

23. Layland, Jamie & Bell, Brendan & Latona, Jilani & Mullany, Dan & Manaharan, G & Thompson, B & Aroney, Constantine & Walters, D. (2010). Novel Use of a Percutaneous Aortic Valve in Stentless Bioprosthetic CryoLife-O’Brien Valve Dysfunction. The Journal of heart valve disease. 19. 263-4.

24. Platts, D. & Hamilton-Craig, Christian & Bell, Brendan & Boga, T. & Bancroft, Jayne & Burstow, Darryl. (2009). Assessment of Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Function and Detection of Complications using Transoesophageal Echocardiography (TOE). Heart Lung and Circulation – HEART LUNG CIRC. 18. 10.1016/j.hlc.2009.05.039.

25. Bell, Brendan & Walters, Darren & Spaulding, Christian. (2009). Deciphering Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in the Era of Drug-Eluting Coronary Stents. Current drug targets. 10. 519-29. 10.2174/138945009788488413.

26. Larsen, Peter & Dahl, Margaret & Bell, Brendan & Walters, Darren. (2008). Effectiveness of an “On-line”, Evidence-based, Referral System for the Risk Stratification and Early Management of Patients Presenting with Acute Coronary Syndromes to Rural and Remote Hospitals Without On-site Angiography. Heart Lung and Circulation – HEART LUNG CIRC. 17. 10.1016/j.hlc.2008.05.216.


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