Cardiac Care Centre is located in Hurstville and in Wetherill Park.
Our Cardiologists are reputable for their knowledge and experience, and we pride ourselves in providing a comprehensive private cardiac health service to our patients and professional diagnostic information for referring GPs.
First established in Hurstville in 2009, we continue to offer our patients prompt consultation with a leading cardiologist, onsite state of the art facilities for diagnosis, treatment and care with a focus on individual patient needs.
Our newer centre in Wetherill Park continues our essential work in Sydney’s greater west, providing the same high level of services as we have been offering in Hurstville.
We offer flexibility in attending to urgent cases and all non-invasive cardiac tests are carried out onsite for efficient diagnosis and treatment.
Dr Rajesh Brahmbhatt – Hurstville and Wetherill Park
Dr Rajesh Brahmbhatt is the Medical Director at Cardiac Care Centre, Hurstville and Wetherill Park. He is a highly trained and knowledgeable Consultant Cardiologist with more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of the diagnosis and management of Heart Disease.
Dr Brahmbhatt has been a pioneering Cardiologist with the Cardiac Care Centre from the day of its inception in Hurstville in 2009.
He first commenced consultative practice in Hurstville in 2006. This was a major landmark in Cardiology in the region as it has allowed patients to be both, investigated and treated, locally.
Dr Brahmbhatt has a wealth of experience in all aspects of Cardiology. He has worked in various reputable teaching hospitals around Australia for several years, gaining critical insight into different aspects of Medicine and Cardiology.
Prior to this, he worked at SSG Hospital, Baroda (a University Teaching Hospital) in India for several years, whilst simultaneously training future undergraduate and postgraduate students of medicine and cardiology at Baroda Medical College, The MS University of Baroda, India to the highest standard of education.
Over the years, Dr Brahmbhatt has gained comprehensive Cardiology training in the UK and Australia. He has completed a two-year Fellowship at Westmead Hospital in 1999, where he acquired high quality clinical training in all aspects of Cardiology from some of the best educators in the country.
Dr Brahmbhatt has been actively involved in both medical and interventional management of Acute Coronary Syndrome patients, and has special interest in management of heart failure, hypertension, lipid disorders, diabetes mellitus and cardiac arrhythmias. He is regarded as an authoritative speaker on cardiac issues at medical meetings. This reflects his ongoing commitment to his own clinical education and his capacity to remain at the forefront of advances in Cardiology.
Dr Brahmbhatt is amongst the top 10 rated Cardiologists in Sydney, according to RateMDs.com.
Dr Brahmbhatt is also fluent in Hindi, Gujarati and Arabic.
Dr Brahmbhatt has had extensive training in the following:
- Coronary Angiography
- Coronary Angioplasty and Stenting
- Cardiac Electrophysiology and Radiofrequency ablations
- Permanent Pacemaker implantation and follow up
- Complex Defibrillator device implantations and follow up
- Trans-oesophageal Echocardiography (TOE)
- Other routine non-invasive cardiac investigations such as Echocardiography, Stress testing and Stress Echocardiography, 24-Holter and Blood Pressure monitoring
Special Areas of Interest
- Management of Heart Failure
- Cardiac Arrhythmias
- Metabolic Syndrome
Dr Shweta Sahay – Wetherill Park
Dr Shweta Sahay works fulltime in Wetherill Park as a Consultant Cardiologist.
Qualifications and Affiliations::
Dr. Shweta Sahay has done her MBBS (1999) and MD Internal Medicine (2003) from Nagpur University, India.
She has worked in Australia since 2005 (Tasmania, Victoria, Queensland, ACT & SA) and completed her FRACP Cardiology (2012) from The Canberra Hospital, ACT.
Subsequently she has done fellowship in Cardiac MRI and Intervention Cardiology (2013-14) from Royal Adelaide Hospital & St. Andrew’s Hospital, Adelaide.
She then went to Europe to do Intervention Cardiology Fellowship (2015-16) in Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain.
Later she worked as Intervention Cardiologist in Narayana Hospital, Ahmedabad, India (2017-2018) before moving to Wetherill Park, NSW, Australia to join as Intervention Cardiologist.
Dr Sahay is well-versed in all aspects of Intervention Cardiology including primary and complex PCIs (ostial, bifurcation, left main, graft PCI),intervention imaging (OCT, IVUS, synchronised IVUS), physiological procedures (FFR, iFR, CFR), structural heart disease (ASD/PFO closure, LAA closure, TAVI, Mitraclip), peripheral interventions (renal angioplasty, renal denervation, IABP, EVAR) as well as Cardiac MRI. She is experienced in research trials and has published and presented her research in Australian, American and European journals and conferences.
Dr Sahay is fluent in English, Hindi, Marathi; good in Spanish, and can understand Gujarati and Punjabi.
Dr Hany Abed – Wetherill Park
Dr Hany Abed works part time in Wetherill Park as a Consultant Cardiologist.
Qualifications and Affiliations::
Dr Hany Abed graduated from Sydney University in 2003 after completing his medical and pharmacy degrees. Having undertaken his junior training across Sydney and Newcastle, Dr Abed pursued a PhD in basic and clinical sciences at the University of Adelaide. His work resulted in a paradigm shift in the guideline-directed management of the commonest cardiac arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation. His work investigated how weight gain affects heart muscle structure and function as well as electrical activity. In a world first study, Dr Abed led a landmark clinical trial demonstrating the benefits of weight reduction on cardiac electrical health and atrial fibrillation.
Dr Abed has been awarded numerous prestigious national and international prizes including the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, Australia and New Zealand Ralph Reader Prize and the Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society.
He completed his fellowship in the cardiac arrhythmia sub-specialty in Chicago Illinois for 2 years, completing this by certifying with the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners.
Dr Abed is appointed Visiting Medical Officer at Hurstville Private Hospital and staff specialist at Concord Repatriation General Hospital. Dr Abed is a senior clinical lecturer at Sydney University where he is involved in medical education and research.
Dr Abed has an interest in all cardiac rhythm disorders and their management, both invasive and non-invasive. Dr Abed is also a general cardiologist with a particular interest in risk factor modification and preventative cardiology.
Dr Abed has an empathic and compassionate approach to patient care.
He is fluent in Arabic.