Dr Faraz Pathan

Dr Pathan is a “Cardiologist (cardiovascular imaging specialist with significant experience across 3 cardiovascular imaging domains: Echocardiography, Cardiac CT and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance).
He is head of Cardiac Imaging in the department of Cardiology, Nepean Hospital.
Dr Pathan has been active in clinical research for the last 5 years. Currently completing his PhD Thesis on the “Role of cardiac imaging in managing cardiovascular epidemics (focused on heart failure and atrial fibrillation)".

Research Interests

  • Myocardial mechanics
  • Diastolic dysfunction
  • Heart failure
  • Cardiac magnetic resonance
  • Quality control / appropriate use of cardiac imaging

Contact Details

Phone numbers: 47342599, 4734 3440
Fax: Cardiology (4734 3066)


Professor Kazuaki Negishi - New Head of Medicine starting January 2019

Professor Kazuaki (Kaz)

Dr Kazuaki (Kaz) Negishi is a cardiologist and will lead the Cardiovascular Clinical Research Program at the Department of Cardiology, Nepean Hospital.
Dr Negishi received his medical and cardiology training as well as his PhD in Japan and then Post-doctoral fellowship in Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA.
He is a National Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellow and is also an internationally recognised cardiologist with Fellowship recognitions from world leading cardiology societies: European Society of Cardiology (FESC), American College of Cardiology (FACC), American Heart Association (FAHA), American Society of Echocardiography (FASE) and Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (FCSANZ). He is on the Editorial board of both JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging (#1 in cardiovascular imaging, #6 in cardiology) and Journal of American Society of Echocardiology (#1 in Echocardiography, #12 in Cardiology).

Research Interests

  • Cardiovascular imaging (Echo, CT, MRI and IVUS/OCT)
  • Myocardial Strain Imaging
  • Cardio-Oncology
  • Heart failure
  • Air pollution on CVD
  • Space medicine (effect of the microgravity on the heart).
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