Located on St Andrews War Memorial Hospital Campus
Dr Mahala Hudaverdi is a Clinical Cardiologist and Advanced Echocardiography specialist with expertise in noninvasive cardiac testing, including exercise and dobutamine stress echocardiography, transoesophageal echocardiography, contrast and strain imaging.
Mahala has special interests in noninvasive testing, chest pain syndromes and structural heart disease including valvular heart disease and cardiomyopathy. She has a strong grounding in preventative cardiology and the effects of athletic training, as well as obesity on the cardiovascular system.
Mahala also has a strong interest in the investigation and management of heart disease in women, which often presents atypically and with different disease patterns in women compared with men. She has a ‘patient centered’ approach to care and is attuned to the emotional and psychological impact of cardiac symptoms and disease.
Mahala was awarded her M.B., B.S. at the University of Queensland in 2003 and completed her advanced training in cardiology at The Prince Charles Hospital in 2010. She then completed a 2 year clinical fellowship in Advanced Echocardiology at The Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane. She has been working in private practice in Brisbane since 2013, and recently joined the CVC Cardiovascular Clinics team at St Andrew’s.