About Dr Elizabeth Shaw
Dr Elizabeth Shaw is a Structural and Interventional Cardiologist who has a special interest in chest pain, women’s heart health and valvular heart disease. She is the first female Cardiologist to be accredited to perform Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantations (TAVIs) in Australia. She is director of Cardiology at Sydney Adventist Hospital. She also works at Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital and Northern Beaches Hospital. Dr Shaw has passion for teaching and research and is a lecturer for The University of Sydney’s Medical School and a senior lecturer for The University of Queensland’s Medical School. Dr Shaw is a committee member for the Australia and New Zealand Endovascular Therapies (ANZET) meeting and is passionate about encouraging junior doctors to pursue their chose field. She is a founding member of the Women in Interventional Cardiology of Australia and New Zealand group. Dr Shaw completed her specialist training at Royal North Shore Hospital, after which she completed her interventional training at The Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane. Dr Shaw then completed a structural heart fellowship at William Beaumont Hospital in the United States. Dr Shaw has delivered multiple presentations at both national and international conferences in her research area of coronary artery disease, Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy as well as the treatment of aortic stenosis and other structural heart disorders.
Cardiology Head of Department at the Sydney Adventist Hospital
First female Cardiologist to be accredited to perform Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantations (TAVIs) in Australia for the treatment of severe aortic stenosis.
Organising Committee Member of Australia and New Zealand Endovascular Therapies (ANZET)
Undertook Structural Interventional Fellowship at William Beaumont Hospital, Michigan, USA.
Undertook Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at The Prince Charles hospital, Brisbane.
Undertook Basic Physician Training and Advanced Cardiology Training at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney.
Graduated with Bachelor of Medicine at the University of Sydney with Honours.
Published multiple journal articles and presented as invited speakers at both national and international Cardiology conferences.
What can I help you with?
We offer a variety of preventative care services such as cardiac risk assessment, echocardiography and stress testing, CT coronary angiography, angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI, also known as "stenting") as well as advanced structural heart disease interventions such as TAVR (transcutaneous aortic valve replacement).
Some of the conditions I can help with are:
Angina / Chest pain / Coronary artery disease / Heart attacks
Diagnose and treat disease related to blockages or narrowing of the heart arteries.
Structural and valvular heart disease
Diagnose and treat heart valve problems such as severe aortic stenosis and repairing holes in the heart via minimally invasive techniques.
Diagnose and treat high blood pressure.
Arrhythmias / Dizziness / Syncope
Diagnose and treat conduction disorders of the heart.
Diagnose and treat problems with the pumping function of the heart.
Cardiac Risk Assessment
Provide a comprehensive risk assessment of your Cardiovascular risk profile and help to prevent heart disease from occurring.
Shortness of breath
Diagnose and treat causes of your shortness of breath.
Diagnose and treat high cholesterol levels
Public Transport: We are conveniently located in Wahroonga, across the road from the Sydney Adventist Hospital (SAN) and 150m away from the bus interchange.
Driving: If driving you may park at the onsite car park and take the lift to level 3, located at 172 Fox Valley Rd, Wahroonga NSW 2076.
If running late please let us know and we will try our best to accommodate.
At the Practice
At the Parkway San Clinic, please take the lift to Level 3. Once you exit the lift, turn right. The practice is at the end of the corridor on your right.
Please enter the practice and one of our lovely receptionists will look after you.
We are always available to answer your questions. We have answered some of the more common queries our patients ask.
01/ When is the earliest I can see you?
Please fill in the Appointment Request form and we will contact you or call us to make the appointment. We will do our best to provide you with the earliest possible timeslot.
For medical emergencies please always call 000.
02/ What do I need to make an appointment?
To make a new appointment please have the following available:
Medicare card if you have one
A referral letter from your GP or Specialist
To make a followup appointment, please ensure that your referral letter is still valid. A referral letter issued by a GP is valid for 12 months and one issued by your Specialist is valid for 3 months.
03/ What do I need to bring to the appointment?
Please bring your:
Medicare card (if you have one)
Any recent pathology results such as blood tests, x-rays, CT scans, 24 hour holter reports
A list of your current medications if not already on your referral letter.
04/ Can I take public transport to your location?
We are conveniently near the Sydney Adventist Hospital in Wahroonga. There is paid parking available in our building or free street parking surrounding our building.
05/ Do you provide Telehealth consults?
Yes. Please indicate your preference on the Appointment Request form.