Dr Andrew Liu
Dr Andrew Liu is a consultant cardiologist at St John of God Hospital Murdoch and The Mount Hospital. He is the Secretary of the Perth Electrophysiology and Pacing Working Group.
Andrew Liu is a graduate of the University of Western Australia and he completed his internship and basic physician training at Royal Perth Hospital. After finishing his advanced cardiology training at Fremantle Hospital, Dr Liu undertook electrophysiology fellowships at Royal Perth Hospital, Flinders Medical Centre in South Australia and The Queen Elizabeth Health Sciences Clinic, Royal Halifax Infirmary, Halifax Canada.
Dr Liu has been at the forefront of treating patients with heart rhythm disturbances in recent years. He established the Heart Rhythm Unit (Electrophysiology Service) at Fremantle Hospital and has had a major role in developing the Heart Rhythm Service at St John of God Hospital Murdoch and Fiona Stanley Hospital. He implanted the first implantable Cardiac Defibrillator (ICD) at Fremantle Hospital and his team was the first to implant an MRI compatible pacemaker in a public patient in Western Australia. Dr Liu holds an academic position at the University of Notre Dame, Fremantle. Dr Liu is the current Head of Department of Cardiology at St John of God Murdoch.
He specialises in the treatment of arrhythmias including insertion of pacemakers, defibrillators, cardiac resynchronisation devices and catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation and other heart rhythm disorders.
His other interests include the management of heart failure and general cardiology particularly, the assessment of chest pain, shortness of breath, syncope, palpitations and interpretation of difficult ECGs.
Dr Liu consults at Murdoch, Mandurah & Geraldton.