Dr Loretta Carr


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  • Cardiology

Areas of Interest

  • Transthoracic echocardiogram
  • Transoesophageal echocardiogram
  • Exercise stress echocardiogram

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Toowoomba, QLD

Heart Specialists Toowoomba
Suite 31, Level 1, Entrance 2
St Vincent's Private Hospital
22–36 Scott Street
Toowoomba QLD 4350


Loretta is a clinical cardiologist with expertise in cardiac imaging, which includes echocardiography, stress echocardiography and CT Coronary Angiography.

Loretta is a country girl, having grown up in Yarraman and completed her secondary schooling in Toowoomba. She was awarded a Bachelor of Science from the University of Southern Queensland with distinction and graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery with honours. Her junior doctor years were spent at the Toowoomba Hospital before embarking upon advanced cardiology training at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and Princess Alexandra Hospital. She subsequently completed a two-year cardiac imaging fellowship in echocardiography (transthoracic, exercise stress echo, Dobutamine stress echo, trans-oesophageal echo), CT Coronary Angiography and Cardiac MRI before returning home to Toowoomba.

Loretta has been working in private practice in Toowoomba since 2017 and holds a part-time position as a Senior Staff Cardiologist at the Toowoomba Hospital. She enjoys teaching medical students in her position as Senior Lecturer for the University of Queensland Rural Clinical School.

When not at the hospital, Loretta is kept busy with her three children and their various sporting and musical commitments.

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