Heart Failure Specialist in VIC

Biography

Dr Hendrik Zimmet is a  Heart Failure Cardiologist who currently consults at Epworth Richmond in Melbourne, Victoria.

Hendrik graduated from the University of Melbourne and undertook physician training at Royal Melbourne Hospital. Following this, he completed advanced training in General Medicine at The Alfred (Melbourne) and advanced cardiology training at Epworth Richmond (Melbourne) and Flinders Medical Centre (Adelaide). In 2011, H Read More...

Procedures & Conditions

Procedures Performed
  • Heart Failure Management
  • Device Therapy Management
Conditions Treated
  • Heart Failure
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Acute Decompensated Heart Failure
  • Cardiac Amyloidosis

Experience

  • Heart Failure Cardiologist
    Epworth Richmond Present
  • Adjunct Senior Lecturer
    Monash University
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer
    University of Melbourne
  • Consultant Cardiologist
    Ballarat Cardiology
  • Fellowship - Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
    Alfred Hospital

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Memberships

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

  • Member of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ)

  • Member of the Australian Medical Association (AMA)

  • Member of the Pulmonary Hypertension Society of Australia and New Zealand (PHSANZ)

  • Member of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology

  • Member of the Australian Clinical Trials Alliance

  • Member of the Australian Amyloidosis Network

Research & Publications

Publications 

1. Zimmet, H. & Samuel, Rohit & Huang, K. & Creek, D. & Flynn, Braydy & Huang, L. & Krum, H.. (2020). 073 Alternation of Sphingolipid Profile in Heart Failure and Therapeutic Potential of Sphingolipid Modifying Agent. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 29. S70. 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.09.080.

2. Sankaran, Shyam & Kyprianou, Katerina & Cherk, Martin & Nadebaum, David & Beech, Paul & Khor, Robert & Zimmet, Hendrik & Hare, James & Larby, Annabel & Yap, Kenneth & Barber, Thomas. (2020). Excellent suppression of physiological myocardial FDG activity in patients with cardiac sarcoidosis. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. 65. 10.1111/1754-9485.13121.

3. Driscoll, Andrea & Đinh, Diễm & Wong, James & Hopper, Ingrid & Mariani, Justin & Zimmet, Hendrik & Brennan, Angela & Lefkovits, Jeffery & Carruthers, Harriet & Reid, Christopher. (2020). Impact of Individual Patient Profiles on Adherence to Guideline Directed Medical Therapy in Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction: VCOR-HF Study. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 29. 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.04.012.

4. Paul, Dion & Rajakariar, Kevin & Harkin, Timothy & Leung, Kenneth & Zimmet, Hendrik. (2020). Non-Cardiac Fluid Overload Presenting as Right Ventricular Failure Secondary to Malignant Inferior Vena Cava Compression. Internal Medicine Journal. 50. 31. 10.1111/imj.33_14849.

5. Ferdinands, Jessica & Rajakariar, Kevin & Fourlanos, Spiros & Harding, Amy & Millar, Robert & Sutherland, Michael & Zimmet, Hendrik. (2020). A Complex Case of Pseudopheochromocytoma in a Patient with Type 1 Neurofibromatosis. Internal Medicine Journal. 50. 19-20. 10.1111/imj.12_14849.

6. Chan, Jonathan & Rajakariar, Kevin & Fernando, Dharsh & Catanchin, Andrei & Touma, Ferris & Hare, James & Barber, Tom & Steinfort, Daniel & O’Brien, Richard & Zimmet, Hendrik. (2020). Cardiac Sarcoidosis Masquerading as Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy. Internal Medicine Journal. 50. 32. 10.1111/imj.35_14849.

7. Driscoll, Andrea & Dinh, D. & Wong, J. & Toogood, G. & Hopper, Ingrid & Zimmet, H. & Brennan, Angela & Lefkovits, J. & Carruthers, H. & Mariani, Justin & Connor, H. & Reid, C.. (2019). Adherence to Guideline Directed Medical Therapy of Patients Admitted to Hospital with Acute Heart Failure. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 28. 10.1016/j.hlc.2019.06.060.

8. Lasica, M. & Ting, S. & Cooke, J. & Wong, C. & Slocombe, A. & Zimmet, H. & Hosking, Patrick & Hare, James & Gibbs, Simon. (2018). Cardiac Transthyretin Amyloidosis: Are we Under-Diagnosing and Under-Treating?. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 27. S81-S82. 10.1016/j.hlc.2018.06.088.

9. Gibbs, Simon & Wong, Caroline & Hare, James & Zimmet, Hendrik & Hocking, Jay & Schwarer, Anthony & Ting, Stephen. (2016). 99m Technetium-Hydroxy-Diphosphate Tracer (99mTcHDP) Bone Scintigraphy: An Easily Accessible, Rapid, Non-Invasive Diagnostic Tool for Cardiac Amyloidosis. Blood. 128. 3557-3557. 10.1182/blood.V128.22.3557.3557.

10. Samuel, Rohit & Zimmet, H. & Hopper, Ingrid & Paukovics, Geza & Zannettino, Andrew & Kaye, D. & Peter, K. & Bassler, N. & Krum, H.. (2012). Are Circulating Adult Stem Cell Levels Increased in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure?. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 21. S73. 10.1016/j.hlc.2012.05.185.

11. Jaworski, C. & Rajakariar, Kevin & Kaye, D. & Mak, V. & Zimmet, H. & Karapanagiotidis, S.. (2012). The Effect of N-acetylcysteine in the Treatment of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 21. S95. 10.1016/j.hlc.2012.05.240.

12. Zimmet, H. & Porapakkham, Pramote & Sata, Yusuke & Haas, Steven & Itescu, Silviu & Forbes, Andrew & Krum, H.. (2011). Short and Long Term Outcomes of Intracoronary and Endogenously Mobilised Bone Marrow Stem Cells in the Treatment of STEMI. Heart Lung and Circulation – HEART LUNG CIRC. 20. 10.1016/j.hlc.2011.05.191.

13. Zimmet, H. & Porapakkham, Pramote & Sata, Yusuke & Haas, Steven & Itescu, Silviu & Forbes, Andrew & Krum, H.. (2011). Short and Long Term Outcomes of Intracoronary and Endogenously Mobilised Bone Marrow Stem Cells in the Treatment of STEMI. Heart Lung and Circulation – HEART LUNG CIRC. 20. 10.1016/j.hlc.2011.05.191.

14. Zimmet, Hendrik & Porapakkham, Pramote & Porapakkham, Pornwalee & Sata, Yusuke & Haas, Steven & Itescu, Silviu & Forbes, Andrew & Krum, Henry. (2011). Short-and long-term outcomes of intracoronary and endogenously mobilized bone marrow stem cells in the treatment of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: A meta-analysis of randomized control trials. European journal of heart failure. 14. 91-105. 10.1093/eurjhf/hfr148.

15. Porapakkham, Pramote & Porapakkham, Pornwalee & Zimmet, Hendrik & Billah, Baki & Krum, Henry. (2010). B-Type Natriuretic Peptide–Guided Heart Failure Therapy: A Meta-analysis. Archives of internal medicine. 170. 507-14. 10.1001/archinternmed.2010.35.

16. Zimmet, Hendrik & Wang, Bing & Kompa, Andrew & Zannettino, Andrew & Itescu, Silviu & Krum, Henry. (2009). Coculture with Mesenchymal Precursor Cells Favourably Modulates Cytokine Gene Expression of Endotoxin Activated Monocyte Lineage Cells. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 18. S173. 10.1016/j.hlc.2009.05.392.

17. Porapakkham, Pramote & Zimmet, H. & Billah, Baki & Krum, H.. (2009). BNP-Guided Heart Failure Therapy: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Control Trials. Heart Lung and Circulation – HEART LUNG CIRC. 18. 10.1016/j.hlc.2009.05.388.

18. Zimmet, Hendrik & Kompa, Andrew & Wang, Bing & Itescu, Silviu & Krum, Henry. (2008). Mesenchymal precursor cells modulate the effect of bacterial endotoxin on inflammatory gene expression in human cells of monocyte lineage. Heart Lung and Circulation – HEART LUNG CIRC. 17. 10.1016/j.hlc.2007.11.133.

19. Zimmet, Hendrik & Krum, Henry. (2008). Using Adult Stem Cells to Treat Heart Failure-Fact or Fiction?. Heart, lung & circulation. 17 Suppl 4. S48-54. 10.1016/j.hlc.2008.09.006.

20. Zimmet, Hendrik & Krum, Henry. (2006). Beta-Blockers for Treatment of Heart Failure in the Elderly. Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research. 36. 229-233. 10.1002/j.2055-2335.2006.tb00615.x.

21. Piterman, Leon & Zimmet, Hendrik & Krum, Henry & Tonkin, Andrew & Yallop, Julie. (2005). Chronic heart failure: Optimising care in general practice. Australian family physician. 34. 547-53.

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