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.