Biography

Dr Vijay Kapadia has been a practising General and Interventional Cardiologist on the Gold Coast for over 25 years. He currently consults at the Gold Coast Private Hospital, Pindara Private Hospital, and John Flynn Private Hospital and is a Visiting Cardiologist at Gold Coast Hospital. He is in private practice at Gold Coast Heart Centre.

He has a special interest in clinical cardiology, paediatric cardiology, echocardiography and other diagnostic imaging techniques such as stress testing. He has particular expertise and regularly performs pacemaker implantation, coronary angiography and angioplasty.

Dr Kapadia completed his specialty cardiology training at the Wellington Hospital and Green Lane Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand. Followed by further training in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, focusing on interventional cardiology techniques.

Dr Kapadia is committed to improving access to cardiac care to those in Fiji where he has helped to establish a cardiac cath lab in one of their major hospitals and is working towards setting up a national cardiac centre. He is also part of the Sydney Adventist Hospital’s Operation Heart Team for Fiji which screens patients with Rheumatic Heart Disease leading up to valve surgery.

He founded the Gold Coast Clinical Cardiology meetings which have been running monthly for over 12 years, and maintains active teaching roles with medical students and training registrars.

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Procedures & Conditions

Procedures Performed
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Coronary Angiograms
  • Coronary Angioplasty & Stenting
  • Echocardiography
  • Transoesophageal Echocardiograms
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Exercise Stress Tests
  • Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging
  • Percutaneous Aortic Valve Procedures
  • Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI)
  • Percutaneous Structural Heart Interventions
  • Pacemaker Implantation
  • Paediatric Cardiology
Conditions Treated
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Arrhythmias
  • Cardiomyophathy
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • General Cardiology
  • Heart Failure
  • Structural Heart Disease
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Paediatric Conditions

Experience

  • Consultant General and Interventional Cardiologist
    Gold Coast Private Hospital Present
  • Consultant General and Interventional Cardiologist
    Pindara Private Hospital Present
  • Consultant General and Interventional Cardiologist
    John Flynn Private Hospital Present
  • Visiting Cardiologist
    Gold Coast Hospital Present
  • Consultant General and Interventional Cardiologist
    Gold Coast Heart Centre Present

Memberships

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

  • Member of the Sydney Adventist Hospital's Operation Heart Team for Fiji