Cardiology is the study and treatment of disorders of the heart and the blood vessels. A person with heart disease or cardiovascular disease may be referred to a cardiologist.

Cardiology covers the following:

  • Ablation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Atrial flutter
  • Cardioversion
  • Chest pain
  • Collapse
  • Defibrillators
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrophysiology
  • Family screening
  • Heart block
  • Heart Failure
  • Pacemakers
  • Pacing
  • Palpitations
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sudden adult death syndromes
  • Supraventricular tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Valve disease

About our cardiology expert

Dr Hayes is a cardiologist specializing in electrophysiology and complex device implantation. He is skilled in all aspects of arrhythmia management including the diagnosis and treatment of palpitations and dysrhythmias. He has a particular interest in pacing and in complex pacing for heart failure.