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Trust and communication. We know how important these factors are when you refer a patient to Heart HQ.


07 5414 1100

GP priority line

07 5414 1190

This line is only to be used by GPs. Operates Mon-Fri, 8.00am–5pm

24/7 Interventional Cardiologist hotline

07 5414 1146

This line is for emergency use only, for GPs, hospitals and ambulances.


07 5414 1101

Refer with confidence

Trust and communication. We know how important these factors are when you refer a patient to Heart HQ. Our promise to you is that we will do everything in our power to earn and maintain your trust in our services, and will be available at all times to manage and share all relevant patient information.

We accept all cardiac related referrals from our GP and Emergency Physician colleagues, and offer a 365/24/7 on-call private cardiology service to the entire Sunshine Coast area and surrounds.

Hospital admissions are accepted at Sunshine Coast University Hospital and Buderim Private Hospital.

Refer with Confidence

Specialist people for specialist problems

Not sure which of the Heart HQ cardiologists might be best placed to care for your patient? Each of our cardiologists has specialised skills, deep experience and expert training in various areas of cardiac care. Check out our specialist bios in the link below.

Specialist People

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2023 Annual GP Conference – Noosa

by | Jun 12, 2023 | Blog,News and Events | 0 Comments

It's been a big month here for us as we delivered another successful fully booked out, Annual GP Conference in Noosa. It was an educational Day with great expert...

Patient story: Jim’s TAVI Procedure

by | Jun 8, 2023 | News and Events,Patient Stories | 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNr50QC-dJM 15 years ago, Jim underwent open heart surgery to replace his damaged heart valve via a procedure called Surgical Aortic...

What is Cardiac Arrest?

by | May 18, 2023 | Blog,News and Events | 0 Comments

One of the most vital parts of the human body is the heart, which circulates blood throughout your body. Every cell in your body needs oxygen, which is abundant in the...

Heart Week | May 1-7

by | Apr 6, 2023 | Blog,News and Events | 0 Comments

Prevention is always the best method for securing a safe heart.Heart Health Awareness Week is the first Week in May from 1st-7th 2023. Join us in spreading awareness...

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by | Mar 30, 2023 | Blog,News and Events | 0 Comments

Remember, it is never too late to start taking care of your heart, and even small changes can make a big difference in improving your heart health.The heart is one of...

Three open heart surgeries, and going strong: Edward’s story of beating the odds

by | Mar 15, 2023 | Blog,Patient Stories | 0 Comments

He may have had three open heart surgeries, but that’s not stopping Edward Rex from living life to the full.Being diagnosed with a heart condition is enough to rattle...

The Truth about Stress & Heart Disease

by | Feb 14, 2023 | Blog | 0 Comments

Taking time out to relax and unwind could be one of the best things you do for your heart. When you think of unhealthy habits that could potentially harm your heart,...

The man least likely: How heart problems caught Mark off guard

by | Jan 19, 2023 | Blog,Patient Stories | 0 Comments

When you think of a heart surgery patient, someone who lives a healthy lifestyle, has no symptoms and does daily exercise including a mix of yoga, walking, swimming and...

Patient story: TAVI Procedure

by | Jan 3, 2023 | News and Events | 0 Comments

This story is written by the daughter of James, Clare Wheat, December 2022. My father, James Bourassa (76 YO), had a heart attack last week. He went to the Sunshine...

Annual GP Conference Wrap Up

by | Oct 1, 2022 | Blog,News and Events | 0 Comments

Noosa delivered on the perfect winter's day as we welcomed our GP guests to the Sofitel ballroom for a welcome video of Heart HQ's journey to date and an...

20 years of TAVI!

by | Oct 1, 2022 | Blog,News and Events,Patient Stories | 0 Comments

This year we celebrate 20 years since the first in-man transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) procedure was performed in Rouen, France, by Dr Alain Cribier and...

Get a Heart Health Check this Heart Week!

by | Oct 1, 2022 | Blog,News and Events | 0 Comments

This week, May 2nd-8th 2022, is Heart Week! Did you know that one Australian has a heart attack or stroke every four minutes?Heart Week aims to raise awareness...

Podcast 26: In conversation with our…Radiologist

by | Oct 1, 2022 | News and Events,Podcast | 0 Comments

In this episode, Stuart interviews Ryan Turnbull, a Radiologist from Heart HQ's sister company, EON Radiology.They chat about the kinds of scans Ryan performs on the CT...

Podcast 25: The Importance of Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring

by | Oct 1, 2022 | News and Events,Podcast | 0 Comments

The past week has seen the untimely passing of two prominent Australian figures, Shane Warne and Kimberly Kitching. Both had a fatal heart attack, and both were 52...

Mediterranean Diet and Heart Health

by | Oct 1, 2022 | Blog,News and Events | 0 Comments

The Mediterranean diet is gaining a lot of popularity in the nutrition space, for good reason. Research has shown this style of eating to be beneficial for reducing...