Dr Sekaran Gana
Sekaran Gana is a highly experienced general and imaging Cardiologist. After graduating from medical school, Sekaran obtained a PhD from the University of Bern, Switzerland, in which he investigated the genetic and molecular aspect of hypertension.
He then relocated to Western Australia and completed his basic Physician training at Sir Charles Gairdner, before undertaking his advanced training in cardiology at all three of Perth’s major teaching hospitals. He then undertook a Fellowship in echocardiography at Fiona Stanley Hospital, specialising in advanced echocardiographic techniques, stress echocardiography and transoesophageal echocardiography.
Sekaran’s main clinical interests include the primary prevention of heart disease and the cardiovascular care of patients with cancer. He also has particular interests in the management of coronary artery disease, valvular disease, cardiomyopathies and resistant hypertension.
Dr Gana regards every consultation as an opportunity to educate patients about cardiovascular disease and its prevention. He works closely with all involved in the patient journey and appreciates that clear communication is vital for best support and care.
Sekaran is highly committed to ongoing teaching and research and strives to keep abreast of the most up-to-date knowledge in cardiology. His work has been published in international journals and he has presented at many international meetings. Dr Gana is multilingual and able to communicate in Tamil, Sinhalese, Russian and limited German.
Dr Sekaran Gana consults regularly at the Mount Medical Centre (Perth) and in Bentley, Mandurah, Rockingham, Duncraig, Midland and Geraldton.