Dr. James Theuerle

BSc (Hons), MBBS, MSc, FRACP

Dr. James Theuerle is a consultant cardiologist, specialising in advanced heart failure, cardiac transplantation, and multimodal cardiac imaging (echocardiography, cardiac CT and cardiac MRI).  He is the current Director of Heart Failure Services at Austin Health and holds additional appointments at Western Health, Alfred Health and Warringal Private Hospital.

Having earned his medical degree (MBBS) from The University of Sydney, Dr. Theuerle completed his Physician and Cardiology Advanced Training at Austin Health, Alfred Health and Bendigo Health.  Following the attainment of his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP), he pursued further fellowships in Cardiac Imaging, Heart Failure, and Cardiac Transplantation at Alfred Health, solidifying his expertise in these critical fields.

Dr. Theuerle is an accomplished researcher with a multitude of peer-reviewed articles in esteemed cardiovascular journals. He is currently completing his PhD through The University of Melbourne, focusing on retinal microvascular dysfunction as a predictor of coronary and systemic disease.

Dr. Theuerle’s academic journey traces back to the Niagara Region of Canada, where he pursued Biochemistry at Queen’s University.  There, he excelled, attaining an Honours Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (MSc).  Notably, his Master’s thesis delved into the metabolism of lipoprotein(a), a significant risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

At the core of Dr. Theuerle’s practice lies a patient-centred approach to cardiology.  He places paramount importance on the individual needs and preferences of each patient, ensuring their concerns are thoroughly heard, understood, and addressed.  Through fostering collaborative relationships based on open communication and mutual respect, Dr. Theuerle ensures that each patient receives comprehensive and personalised care that resonates with their overall wellbeing.

Areas of interest
• General Cardiology
• Cardiac Imaging

Consulting at
• Melton

Private Appointments
• Warringal Private Hospital

Public Appointments
• Austin Health
• Alfred Health
• The Western Hospital