Visiting Specialists

Dr Andris EllimsMBBS (Hons) PhD FRACPCardiologist and Cardiac Imaging Specialist

Dr Andris Ellims is a Cardiologist and Cardiac Imaging Specialist at The Avenue Hospital, Epworth Freemasons, the Alfred Hospital and Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute. His interests and field of expertise include non-invasive cardiac imaging (inc. echocardiography, coronary CT angiography & cardiac MRI) and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

After graduating with First Class Honours as Top Student at the University of Melbourne, Dr Ellims trained at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. He completed Advanced Training in Cardiology with a Fellowship in Cardiac Imaging (including echocardiography, cardiac CT and cardiac MRI) at the Alfred Hospital.

Dr Ellims was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) for his work at Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute involving the use of cardiac imaging to evaluate cardiomyopathies. He is regarded as a national expert in this area. He has published extensively in major scientific journals and has presented original research at both international and local scientific congresses.

Dr Ellims extended his research into clinical practice by establishing Victoria’s first specialised clinic for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM Clinic @ The Alfred).