Dr Tony Lai is a General and Interventional Cardiologist with a special interest in the management and treatment of ischaemic heart disease, arrhythmias, heart failure, aortic stenosis and coronary artery disease. He also specialises in non-invasive diagnostic cardiology and echocardiography including stress echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography and cardiac CT angiography.
Dr Lai completed his medical degree at the University of Queensland and further cardiology training across Queensland at The Prince Charles Hospital, Townsville Hospital and Gold Coast Hospital. He continued to further his experience at the McMaster University in Canada completing a two-year intensive fellowship focused on interventional cardiology and cardiac CT angiography.
He currently consults at the Gold Coast Private Hospital, Pindara Private Hospital, and John Flynn Private Hospital. He joined Gold Coast Heart Centre in 2012 and sees patients at the Tugan, Southport and Hope Island practices.
Dr Lai has contributed his knowledge and expertise to multiple research publications and is actively involved in teaching medical students.
* This physician is currently not participating in the Hope For Hearts program. This profile was created using publically available information.
Procedures & Conditions
- Coronary Angiography
- Coronary Intervention
- PFO Closure
- Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
- Percutaneous Aortic Balloon Valvuloplasty
- Right Heart Study
- Preoperative Cardiac Assessment
- Chest Pain Assessment
- Cardiac CT Angiography
- Stress Echocardiography
- Transoesophageal Echocardiography
- Aortic Stenosis
- Structural Heart Disease
- Ischaemic Heart Disease
- Aortic Valve Disease
- Valvular Heart Disease
- Coronary Artery Disease
Consultant Cardiologist EchocardiologistGold Coast Private Hospital; Pindara Private Hospital; John Flynn Private Hospital Present
Consultant Cardiologist EchocardiologistGold Coast Heart Centre Present
Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac CT Angiography FellowshipMcMaster University, Canada
Professional Memberships and Affiliations
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)
Fellow of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (FCSANZ)