Canberra Heart Rhythm Centre

Medical Director

A/Prof Pathak holds the position of Medical Director and is head of Canberra Heart Rhythm. He is the lead cardiologist at the centre. He wears several hats ( very busy clinician, an academic scientist, and Medical Director at Canberra Heart Rhythm). Dr Pathak’s vision and passion has made Canberra Heart Rhythm a well-known centre where clinical excellence meets the personalised delivery of patient care. After leading the commencement of Electrophysiology services in ACT health, he is now bringing the world class care at Canberra Heart Rhythm, a centre which now welcomes international and interstate patients. Canberra Heart Rhythm Centre under his leadership, collaborates actively with community, industries, Universities and hospitals to improve the outcomes of patients with cardiovascular diseases. He loves spending time with his wife, Manina and daughter, Rhea, in his free time.

Practice Manager / Executive Assistant

Lukah is the Practice Manager at Canberra Heart Rhythm and Executive Assistant to A/Prof. Rajeev Pathak. She has been heavily involved in setting up the clinic, maintaining its performance and handling the ongoing changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. She supervises the clinic and executes complex administrative duties, including the breakdown and analysis of business performance and accounts. Lukah overlooks all aspects of the clinic and particularly works alongisde the clinical trials and administrative team to maximise patient satisfaction. She is currently studying business administration and healthcare management, and looks forward to her future at Canberra Heart Rhythm.

Accountant / Administrative Assistant

Janu  is an Accountant and Administrative Assistant at the Canberra Heart Rhythm Centre. She started in August and focuses on Bookkeeping and Administration Duties. This includes bank reconciliation, payroll and liaising with Medicare and DVA, Healthtrack, checking patients bookings, daily balances and rosters. Janu has come from doing her Inter C.A in India and now she is pursuing her CPA finals in Australia. She enjoys the friendly environment and hopes to expand her knowledge and skills within the practice. Outside of work Janu enjoys spending time with her family and friends with the odd night out and cooking new dishes.

Research Assistant / Administrative Assistant

Olga jointed the team of Canberra Heart Rhythm in June 2020. She is focused on the research and administrative support for the clinical trials run by the Centre and participates in day-to-day clinic preparation. Olga has moved to live in Australia in 2017. Having a solid background in journalism, Olga has now switched to the investigations in medical science, pursuing her long term interest in the work of a human heart. Olga studies towards her degree in Nursing at the University of Canberra and plans to proceed to postgraduate courses in cardiology and neonatal nursing. Olga is interested in politics and Chinese culture, she enjoys traveling and exploring Australia together with her family.