Canberra Heart Rhythm Centre

Lead Cardiac Sonographer

BSc (Hons), Grad.Dip. (Cardiac Ultrasound)

Leah is a highly experienced and qualified cardiac sonographer with postgraduate qualifications in cardiac ultrasound and international certification by the board of heart rhythm examiners (IBHRE). She has worked in large teaching hospitals in Canberra and Melbourne including roles as the Lead of cardiac devices, sonographer and is currently Acting Lead Cardiac Scientist/Sonographer at The Canberra Hospital.  With Leah’s science background she enjoys the evidence based practice of cardiac sonography. She enjoys teaching students the practical and scientific aspects of cardiac sonography, with the best  patient care in focus.  In her spare time Leah enjoys family time, traveling and teaching her much loved Jazzercise.

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Clinical Scientist and Home Monitoring Specialist

Georgia is a Cardiac Scientist and Home Monitoring Specialist at Canberra Heart Rhythm Centre. She focuses on conducting cardiac investigations within the clinic, as well as analysing Holter reports and overseeing our Home Monitoring system. After completing a Bachelor of Medical Science at the Australian National University, Georgia began working as a Clinical Microbiology Scientist before making the switch to pursue her interests in cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology. The most rewarding part of Georgia's job is without a doubt the patient interactions, and always ensuring our patients receive the best quality care available.

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Clinical Scientist and Research Coordinator 

A highly qualified, enthusiastic, and dedicated scientist with an in-depth understanding of the principles of drug development, manufacturing process, quality control, compliance, documentation and reporting. Excellent orientation towards high productivity, quality and efficiency in carrying out laboratory procedures, closely adhering to standard laboratory practice. Brings a proven track record of strong problem solving, research, analytical and communicational skills and broad knowledge of biotechnology and molecular biology obtained from past employment experiences and education. A hard working and self-motivated professional devoted to continuous learning and improvement who is looking to gain vital industry experience to progress more mindfully in the manufacturing and research industries.

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Clinical Scientist and Home Monitoring Specialist

Meet Tash, Cardiac Scientist and Home Monitoring Specialist for Canberra Heart Rhythm Centre. She completed her Bachelors in Biomedical Science at the University of Canberra and then went on to work in Histology in a private lab. She is involved in conducting clinic cardiac investigations, including analysing Holter reports and the Home Monitoring System. She most values the fast-paced learning environment and the rewarding aspects of maintaining high standards of patient care.

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Cardiac Sonographer

Troy worked as a Cardiac Sonographer in one of the biggest hospitals in the Philippines for a few years before moving to Sydney Australia in 2015. He continued to work in General Cardiology field as a Mobile Cardiac Sonographer, servicing as far as Newcastle, Cooma and to other areas in the Greater Sydney region. He is motivated to enhance his skills and knowledge in the field and have successfully completed his Graduate Diploma in Cardiac Sonography in the University of Western Sydney in 2019. Outside of work, he enjoys bush walking, going on road trips and throwing his steel tip darts.

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Clinical Scientist and Research Coordinator 

Sumithnath TG is a Cardiac Scientist and Clinical Trials Coordinator at Canberra Heart Rhythm. He holds a master’s degree in Biotechnology & Business from Macquarie University and a Bachelor’s in Engineering of Biotechnology from JNTU. He is focused on developing his skills in the Electrophysiology Lab and contributing his knowledge to globally renowned Clinical Trials that benefit patients with cardiac Related Diseases. Sumithnath worked in the areas of Bioinformatics and Genetical diseases with additional Experience as a Business Analyst Manager. He has set a goal of achieving great career progress in Cardiology with the assistance and support of Dr. Rajeev Pathak.

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Clinical Scientist and Home Monitoring Specialist

Meet Rhahia, our Cardiac Physiologist and Home Monitoring Specialist!

Rhahia joined Canberra Heart Rhythm at the start of 2021, and she is involved in the cardiac investigations conducted within the practice. Rhahia completed her Bachelors in Biomedicine with a major in infectious diseases, immunology and physiology at James Cook University. You may have met her when you have done one of our Stress Tests, Tilt Table Tests, Holters or Signal Averaging ECG and ECGs before seeing Prof. Rajeev Pathak. Rhahia also spends her time analysing and writing up Holter reports and managing our Home Monitoring System. She ensures that all patients with device implants have their home monitor set up and ensure that alerts are followed in a timely manner to ensure best possible patient care.

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Clinical Scientist and Medical Receptionist 

 

Meet Ivana, our Clinical Scientist and Medical Administrator. Before joining us in November of 2021, Ivana completed a Bachelor of Health Science specialising in Physiology. She conducts clinical investigations, analyses Holter reports, and much more. Ivana is patient focussed – she enjoys chatting about weekend plans, lifestyle, and book recommendations! In her free time Ivana can be found Boxing and beach holiday planning.

 

Clinical Scientist and Research Coordinator 

Yoyo is a cardiac scientist and research assistant at the Canberra Heart Rhythm Centre. She focuses on conducting cardiac investigations in the clinic and participates in cardiac clinical trials. After finishing her MBBS and internship, Yoyo moved to Canberra in 2017 and completed the Master of Neuroscience (Advanced) at the Australian National University. With a solid medical and research background, Yoyo has now switched to her long-term interest in cardiac clinic and research. She enjoys cooking, hiking, playing tennis, and traveling with her friends and family in her spare time.

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Medical Receptionist and Clinical Scientist

 Meet Sienna, our Clinical Scientist and Medical Receptionist. Sienna is currently in her first year of Medical Science at ANU, after just having completed her year 12 studies. If you are coming in for an ECG or Holter Monitor, she will greet you with a smile and a wave! Sienna has lived all around the world, from Europe to Asia but has now chosen to settle down in her home town, Canberra. In her free time, she enjoys pop-culture television, reading her comic books, crocheting and painting. 

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