Paul Maggiore is a consultant cardiologist who specialises in multimodality cardiac imaging (echo, CT and MRI). He consults regarding all aspects of cardiac health and has rooms in Joondalup, Midland and Kalgoorlie. Paul also has a locum appointment at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.
Paul has expertise in the following:
- CT coronary calcium scoring for risk prediction and guidance of statin therapy
- CT coronary angiography to investigate chest pain and/or shortness of breath
- CT assessment of the aortic valve and peripheral vascular access prior to transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
- CT assessment of the aorta
- Cardiac MRI for the assessment of cardiomyopathy, myocardial viability, valvular disorders, congenital disease and aortopathy
- Transthoracic echocardiography
- Diagnostic and intra-procedural transoesophageal echocardiography (Mitraclip, left atrial appendage occlusion, PFO and ASD closures)
- Stress echocardiography for patients with chest pain and shortness of breath
Paul graduated in 2009 with a medical degree from University College London. Originally planning to become an orthopaedic surgeon, he also obtained a first-class Honours degree in Orthopaedic Science from the University of London in 2007. Paul was nominated to appear on the Dean’s list (top 5% of graduates) and was co-author on multiple research papers on the subject of adverse reactions to metallic hip replacements.
Paul completed 3 years of advanced training in Cardiology in Perth, rotating through all of the main teaching hospitals. He subsequently completed a 12-month fellowship in Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging at MonashHeart, Melbourne. This fellowship included extensive training in echocardiography and also cardiac CT.
He undertook further fellowship training in cardiac CT and MRI followed, under the supervision of world-renowned radiologist, Dr Jonathon Leipsic, at the Centre for Heart Valve Innovation, Vancouver.
Outside of work, Paul enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He also enjoys playing tennis and tolerates running.