Biography

Dr Timothy Roberts is a Cardiologist located in Victoria. He has a special interest in diagnostic cardiology, cardiovascular risk assessment and perioperative assessment. As well as the management of adult congenital heart disease, heart failure, hypertension, chest pain, breathlessness and valvular heart disease.

Dr Roberts holds appointments at St Vincent’s Public and Private, Knox Private, and Goulburn Vallely Health Hospitals. He also consults at East Heart Melbourne, Heidelberg Heart Centre and Werribee Heart practices.

Tim completed his medical studies at Monash University followed by advanced cardiology training. He furthered his experience by completing an Echocardiography Fellowship at St Vincent’s Hospital (Melbourne) and Adult Congenital Heart Disease Fellowship overseas at The Royal Brompton Hospital (London) and Erasmus University Medical Center (Rotterdam).

Upon returning back to Australia, Tim completed a PhD focusing on the assessment of exercise performance and cardiopulmonary limitations in people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, through the University of Melbourne. His research has been published extensively in a number of high impact journals and presented at a number of international events. He was awarded the ‘Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) President’s Young Investigator Award’ in 2016 for his contributions at the ADS-ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting.

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Procedures & Conditions

Procedures Performed
  • General Cardiology
  • Advanced Coronary Assessment
  • Cardiac Catheterisation
  • Echocardiography
  • Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
  • Perioperative Assessment
  • Holter Monitor
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Exercise Stress Test
Conditions Treated
  • Adult Congenital Disease
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Heart Failure
  • Chest Pain
  • Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Cardiomyophathy
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • General Cardiology
  • Hypercholesterolaemia
  • Structural Heart Disease
  • Valvular Heart Disease

Experience

  • Consultant Cardiologist Echocardiologist
    St Vincent's Public and Private Hospitals, Melbourne Present
  • Consultant Cardiologist Echocardiologist
    Knox Private Hospital Present
  • Consultant Cardiologist Echocardiologist
    Goulburn Vallely Health Shepparton Present
  • Consultant Cardiologist Echocardiologist
    East Heart Melbourne Present
  • Consultant Cardiologist Echocardiologist
    Heidelberg Heart Centre Present
  • Consultant Cardiologist Echocardiologist
    Werribee Heart Present
  • Echocardiology Fellowship
    St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Fellowship
    The Royal Brompton Hospital, London and Erasmus MC, Rotterdam

Memberships

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

  • Fellow of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (FCSANZ)

Research & Publications

Publications

1. Verma, Kunal & Roberts, Timothy & Parsons, Sarah & Winship, Ingrid & Prior, David & La Gerche, Andre & Zentner, Dominica. (2020). Persistent Troponin Elevation in Left-Dominant Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy. Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine. 13. 10.1161/CIRCGEN.120.003094.

2. Roberts, Timothy & Barros-Murphy, James & Burns, Andrew & Macisaac, Richard & MacIsaac, Andrew & Prior, David & La Gerche, Andre. (2020). Reduced Exercise Capacity in Diabetes Mellitus Is Not Associated with Impaired Deformation or Twist. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 33. 10.1016/j.echo.2019.11.012.

3. Costello, Ben & Roberts, Timothy & Howden, Erin & Bigaran, Ashley & Foulkes, Steven & Beaudry, Rhys & Janssens, Kristel & Haykowsky, Mark & Antill, Yoland & Nightingale, Sophie & Loi, Sherene & La Gerche, Andre. (2019). Exercise Attenuates Cardiotoxicity of Anthracycline Chemotherapy Measured by Global Longitudinal Strain. JACC: CardioOncology. 1. 298-301. 10.1016/j.jaccao.2019.09.002.

4. Roberts, Timothy & Burns, Andrew & Macisaac, Richard & MacIsaac, Andrew & Prior, David & La Gerche, Andre. (2019). Sildenafil enhances central hemodynamic responses to exercise, but not VO 2 peak, in people with diabetes mellitus.. Journal of Applied Physiology. 127. 10.1152/japplphysiol.00947.2018.

5. Roberts, Timothy & Burns, Andrew & Macisaac, Richard & Macisaac, Andrew & Prior, David & La Gerche, Andre. (2018). Exercise capacity in diabetes mellitus is predicted by activity status and cardiac size rather than cardiac function: A case control study. Cardiovascular diabetology. 17. 44. 10.1186/s12933-018-0688-x.

6. Roberts, Timothy & Burns, Andrew & Macisaac, Richard & Macisaac, Andrew & Prior, David & La Gerche, Andre. (2018). Diagnosis and Significance of Pulmonary Microvascular Disease in Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 41. dc171904. 10.2337/dc17-1904.

7. Roberts, Timothy & Gatzoulis, Michael. (2017). Can we do more to risk stratify and improve survival in ACHD?. International Journal of Cardiology. 245. 147-148. 10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.07.059.

8. Jayawardene, Dilshani & McAuley, Sybil & Horsburgh, Jodie & La Gerche, Andre & Jenkins, Alicia & Ward, Glenn & Macisaac, Richard & Roberts, Timothy & Grosman, Benyamin & Kurtz, Natalie & Roy, Anirban & O’Neal, David. (2017). Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery for Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Undertaking High-Intensity Interval Exercise Versus Moderate-Intensity Exercise: A Randomized, Crossover Study. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics. 19. 10.1089/dia.2016.0461.

9. La Gerche, Andre & Inder, Warrick & Roberts, Timothy & Brosnan, Maria & Heidbuchel, Hein & Prior, David. (2015). Relationship between Inflammatory Cytokines and Indices of Cardiac Dysfunction following Intense Endurance Exercise. PLOS ONE. 10. e0130031. 10.1371/journal.pone.0130031.

10. Murch, Stuart & La Gerche, Andre & Roberts, Timothy & Prior, David & Macisaac, Andrew & Burns, Andrew. (2015). Abnormal Right Ventricular Relaxation in Pulmonary Hypertension. Pulmonary Circulation. 5. 000-000. 10.1086/681268.

11. La Gerche, Andre & Roberts, Timothy. (2015). Straining the RV to Predict the Future. JACC. Cardiovascular imaging. 8. 170-171. 10.1016/j.jcmg.2014.11.006.

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