Dr John Hayes MBBS, FRACP, FCSANZ, FHRS
Queensland Cardiovascular Group
Level 8, St Andrew’s Hospital
457 Wickham Terrace
SPRING HILL QLD 4000
07 3016 1111
07 3016 1199
Located on St Andrews War Memorial Hospital Campus
Dr John Hayes is a director and founding member of the Queensland Cardiovascular Group (QCG). QCG has been providing high quality cardiac services for 20 years.
John is a member of St Andrew’s Medical Institute (SAMI). John is a member of Wesley St Andrew's Research Institute (WSARI). John presides on the WSARI Research Committee. He has served as the Deputy Chairman of the Uniting Health Care Board, overseeing Health Services for the Uniting Church throughout Queensland, including St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, The Wesley Hospital and The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital.
He practices as a consultant cardiologist, with expertise in the field of cardiac electrophysiology and cardiac arrhythmia management.
In 2011, Dr Hayes was one of three Queensland cardiologists to be awarded Fellowships by the prestigious international Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), the leading international cardiology and electrophysiological society.
Dr Hayes and Dr Wayne Stafford were instrumental in the establishment of the leading Cardiac Electrophysiology Service at St Andrew's in 1993. The unit has set the standards for many years, leading in the clinical practice of cardiac electrophysiological testing, curative radiofrequency ablation procedures and insertion of cardiac pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICD). It continues to grow, having performed over 1000 procedures in 2012. The unit is involved in an annual audit process which confirms a quality services with outcomes amongst the best in the world, along with safe practice and low complication rates.
More recently the unit has led in the innovative field of biventricular pacing to promote Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy (CRT) for patients with heart failure, and developing curative ablation strategies for atrial fibrillation. The unit continues to be involved in innovative clinical research, publications, teaching, sub specialty training in cardiac electrophysiology with the highest quality outcomes for their patients.
Dr John Hayes is a Graduate of the University of Queensland in 1982. He holds Fellowships with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in Cardiology and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. He undertook additional cardiac electrophysiology training at The Prince Charles Hospital after completing his postgraduate degree. He is a member of the Heart Rhythm Society, the pre-eminent international organisation in cardiac electrophysiology and pacing.
He has current Visiting Medical Officer accreditation at St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital, the Holy Spirit Northside, Greenslopes Private Hospital, The Wesley Hospital and the Mater Private Hospital.