Dr Elizabeth Paratz

MBBS(Hons), BMedSc, PhD, FRACP, FESC

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Languages: English, French

Specialities

  • Cardiology

Areas of Interest

  • Ventricular arrhythmias
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Ventricular arrhythmias
  • Sudden cardiac death

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Fitzroy, VIC

St Vincent's Heart Centre,
Building C, Level 2,
Healy Wing.
41 Victoria Parade,
Fitzroy Victoria 3065.

T: (03) 9231 3000

F: (03) 9231 3333

Bayside Heart East Melbourne,
31/141 Grey St

T: 903) 9133 9000

Biography

Dr Elizabeth Paratz is a cardiologist.

Elizabeth is an academic cardiologist and World Heart Federation Salim Yusuf Emerging Leader. She gained her medical degree from the University of Melbourne with honours (2010) and qualified as a cardiologist in 2017.  

Alongside her medical and cardiology training she undertook additional studies at Imperial College London (2007-08, laboratory-based research in pulmonary hypertension) and Harvard University (2015-16, biostatistics and epidemiology). Her PhD, completed in 2022 at the Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute, focussed on young cardiac arrest and received the Paul Korner PhD Medal and was a finalist for the Premier’s Award for Clinical Research. She has >75 peer-reviewed journal articles in prestigious international and national journals, is an editor on two international journals and has presented widely at national and international conferences.  

She is also Deputy Medical Director of the East Timor Hearts Fund, travelling to Timor-Leste regularly to provide volunteer cardiac services. She is one of just a handful of designated aviation cardiologists in Australia, and a Designated Aviation Medical Examiner (DAME).  

Elizabeth acts as a consultant cardiologist, designated aviation cardiologist and perioperative physician.