Dr Deepak Haikerwal
BSc, MBBS, FRACP, FCSANZ, DDU, PhD.
Deepak was the inaugural Director of Cardiology at Sunshine Hospital before it was re-merged with Western Health, and held many senior positions within Western Health. He has also been actively involved at The Alfred Hospital, Cabrini Hospital and Western Private Hospital, as well as holding admitting rights to The Avenue and Epworth Hospital.
Deepak has been with Heartwest since its beginning and has been proud to see the growth in this important service. He has also been a driving force in setting up private inpatient cardiology services at Western Private – which is now a significant provider of inpatient cardiology care in the West.
He is a cardiologist interested in all aspects of clinical cardiology care. He is involved in consultations, performs coronary angiograms, transoesophageal echocardiograms (TOE), reports on transthoracic echocardiograms, is involved in teaching and training medical students, residents and registrars. He also continues to participate in research projects.
Deepak is passionate in the provision of high quality cardiology care in the western and north western suburbs of Melbourne. He feels that it is tribute to the success of Heartwest has contributed to more specialists providing services in what is an under serviced area of Melbourne, and that it is a tribute to Heartwest that other specialists try to emulate the ethos and service of Heartwest.
Deepak attends Western Health, Alfred Hospital, Western Private Hospital, Cabrini, Epworth and consults at Williamstown, St Albans, Hoppers Crossing, Sunbury and Roxbrugh Park.