Dr Kristian Prados

BAppSc (Hons) MBBS USyd FRACP FCSANZ
Interventional Cardiologist
Conjoint Lecturer UNSW

Dr Kristian Prados is the Director of the Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory at Port Macquarie Base Hospital.

Dr Prados is a general adult and Interventional Cardiologist having undergone specialist training in Interventional Cardiology. He completed his Interventional Fellowship at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney in 2011. He has been a consultant cardiologist and Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians since 2010.

Dr Prados was instrumental in the design and careful planning of the PMBH ‘state-of-the-art’ Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory which opened in 2015. This regional Cath Lab brings to the community specialised interventional procedures such as diagnostic coronary angiograms (to diagnose blocked coronary arteries), angioplasty (balloons and stents to open blocked coronary arteries), right heart studies (to diagnose complex heart and lung conditions) and several other specialised invasive procedures.

In addition to his specialised skillset, Dr Prados continues to perform the full range of non-invasive cardiology procedures (eg. transoesophageal echocardiograms, stress tests, Holter monitors, pacemaker checks, etc.) which assist him with the diagnosis and management of coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, heart failure, structural heart disease and arrhythmogenic heart disease.

Registration

AHPRA NSW Medical Board

Public Hospital/Academic Appointments

Port Macquarie Base Hospital
Conjoint Lecturer UNSW
FRACP Examiner

Private Hospital Appointments

Port Macquarie Private Hospital, Eastern Heart Clinic, Prince of Wales Private Hospital

Continuing Education/Teaching

Dr Prados is an active member and fellow of the following associations:

Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)
Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (FCSANZ)
Australian Medical Association (AMA)

Dr Prados is a Conjoint Lecturer in Medicine at the University of NSW and senior cardiologist at PMBH. He is involved in teaching medical students, basic physician trainees as well as advanced trainees in cardiology. Dr Prados has also been involved in supervising basic and advanced physician trainees. He has been an examiner for the Royal Australian College of Physicians since 2012.

Professionally, Dr Prados keeps abreast with the latest advances in cardiology by attending regular cardiology conferences both domestic and international. He is actively involved in presenting at educational meetings for local health professionals. Dr Prados is committed to ensuring the very best cardiology care is provided to everyone regardless of their personal circumstances.

Outside medicine, Dr Prados has a keen interest in triathlon and continues to compete in Ironman distance events since 2014. He is a strong advocate of lifestyle modification for the prevention of cardiovascular disease.

Port Macquarie Cardiology

Port Macquarie Cardiology is located in the Highfields Circuit medical precinct, near the Port Macquarie Base Hospital.