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Dr Dilesh Jogia

Specialist

Profile

Dr D Jogia completed his medical training at Auckland Medical School in 1994. He then trained at St Vincent's Public Hospital, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and then completed his cardiology training at Concord Hospital in Sydney.

He attained a PhD in molecular cardiology in the field of fluoroscopic cardiac gene labelling, developing techniques at The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute in Sydney for 3 years. During this time he had the opportunity to learn echocardiography from the Prof Michael Feneley before returning to New Zealand as a cardiologist at Waikato Hospital. He worked at Waikato Hospital for nearly 10 years before becoming Director of the Heart Care Centre in Hamilton. Time permitting, he continues to do research.

He believes that listening to the patient's concerns is essential for good medicine. It is important for the patient to understand their illness and incumbent on the doctor to inform the patient, so that the patient can make informed decisions about their health.

The investigations outlined (above) are performed by Dr Jogia and results are explained to patients during the investigations, and patients have an opportunity to interact with him and ask questions. Treatment strategies appropriate for the patient are then discussed and implemented.

Interests

  • Investigative cardiology and related treatments
  • Exercise stress testing
  • 24-hour, 48-hour & 7-day Holter testing
  • 24-hour blood pressure monitoring
  • Invasive & CT angiography
  • Echocardiography
  • Spirometry
  • Transoesophageal echocardiography
  • Tilt table testing
  • Electrical cardioversion

Qualifications

MB ChB 1993 Auckland; FRACP 1999

Title or Designation

Cardiologist

Post-fellowship Training

  • MBChB (1994)
  • FRACP (2001)
  • PhD (2006)
  • Specialised training in CT angiography in Tennessee, under Tracy Callister MD and Los Angeles, with Mark Budoff MD (2008)
  • Specialised training in Renal Artery Denervation, in Melbourne (2011)

Full NZ Registration Date

20 September 2002

Vocational Scope

Internal Medicine

Healthlink EDI

hartcare

Contact Details

Dr Dilesh Jogia is available at the following services:

Private Services

Heart Care Centre

This service is available at the following location:

125 Pembroke Street, Hamilton

Private Surgical Services

Southern Cross Heart Institute - Interventional Cardiology

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Hospital - Hamilton