Dr. Elizabeth Paratz

Elizabeth is an academic cardiologist. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Melbourne with honours (2010) and qualified as a cardiologist (FRACP) in 2017. She is also a Designated Aviation Cardiologist.

Alongside her cardiology training she undertook additional studies at Imperial College London (2007-08, laboratory-based research in pulmonary hypertension) and Harvard University (2015-16, biostatistics and epidemiology). Her PhD focussed on young cardiac arrest and received the Paul Korner PhD Medal and was a finalist for the Premier’s Award for Clinical Research. She is the Wilma Beswick Senior Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne, has >75 peer-reviewed publications and has delivered many presentations at national and international conferences.

She is Deputy Medical Director of the East Timor Hearts Fund, travelling to Timor-Leste regularly to provide volunteer cardiac services.

Areas of interest
• General Cardiology
• Cardiac Imaging
• Aviation Cardiology (Designated Aviation Cardiologist)
• Cardiac Arrest / Sudden Cardiac Death

Consulting at
• East Melbourne

Private Appointments
• St. Vincent’s Private Hospital

Public Appointments
• St. Vincent’s Public Hospital