A/PROF Andreas Pflaumer

A/PROF Andreas Pflaumer

Positions

  • Invasive Electrophysiology in Paediatrics and congenital heart disease (arrhythmia, tachycardia, ablation, EP,)
  • Sudden Death in Paediatrics and congenital heart disease (arrhythmia, sudden death, risk stratification)

Overview

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  • Andreas Pflaumer is a Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist with a sub-specialty interest in electrophysiology. After studying at the LMU in Munich, Paediatric and Neonatal training  in Munich, Andreas completed his sub-specialist training in cardiology and electrophysiology at the German Heart Centre (TUM) Germany in 2006. He spent a further three and a half years as a senior physician in paediatric cardiology and congenital heart disease.
    In 2009, Andreas moved to Melbourne to establish invasive electrophysiology within the RCH.  Currently he is the Clinical Lead for Invasive Electrophysiology at the RCH and a Honorary Fellow at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute. He also holds honorary appointments with the Royal Melbourne Hospital and MonashHeart.

    His research interests are centered around clinical care: invasive and non-invasive electrophysiology mapping systems, quality improvement in ablation and pacing therapy. Another focus is genetics and prevention of sudden death in the young with a focus on channelopathies and cardiomyopathies.
       

Affiliation

Member of

  • APHRS. Asian-Pacific HRS 2016 -
  • AHA (American Heart Association). Physician Member 2012 -
  • HRS (Heart Rhythm Society). Physician Member 2008 -
  • PACES (The Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society). MAP-IT Group 2008 -
  • ESC (European Society of Cardiology). Working Group Grown-up Congenital Heart Disease 2006 -

Publications

Selected publications

Awards

Education and training

  • Dr., Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen 1995

Awards and honors

  • Fellow of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, 2011
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, 2010

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Supervision

Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • Supervision for clinical projects only