A/Prof Chris Judkins
Chris Judkins is a UWA graduate (MBBS) who trained in Cardiology at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (FRACP). Interventional Cardiology fellowships were performed at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne.
Chris is a General and Interventional Cardiologist who specialises in coronary angiography and stent implantation, invasive coronary imaging and fractional flow reserve (FFR) to guide appropriate stent implantation. Chris has a special interest in the management of resistant hypertension, dyslipidaemia, lifestyle intervention and reports CTCAs at ChestRad where he is a director.
Chris is involved in cardiovascular research directed towards a better understanding of heart disease and improving patient outcomes. He has completed a Master of Clinical Research (MClinRes) through UWA and PhD studies through the University of Melbourne with a focus on novel lipid and protein biomarkers of cardiovascular risk. Chris is Medical Director of Clinitrials (www.clinitrials.com.au) and is principal investigator on multiple studies including investigation of novel agents to treat dyslipidaemia and heart failure.
Chris grew up in regional WA and has a strong focus on regional medicine reflected in where he practices. Chris consults at Murdoch, Narrogin, Katanning, Carnarvon, Roebourne, Wiluna, Mount Magnet, Meekatharra and Cocos/Christmas Islands. He admits to SJOG Murdoch and the Mount Hospital. Chris has a public appointment at Fiona Stanley Hospital.