Ballarat Based Cardiologists

Wayne Childs

Dr Wayne ChildsMBBS (Hons) FRACP (Cardiology)Non-invasive imaging

Dr Wayne Childs undertook his training through Monash University where he obtained his medical degree in 2002.  His internship and medical residency was at the Geelong Hospital.  He then did his General Medical and Advanced Cardiology training through Eastern Health in Melbourne.

In 2014 he completed a Non-invasive imaging fellowship at Monash Heart with advanced training in Echo and Cardiac CT. He has also been undertaking clinical research at the Baker IDI and Alfred Heart centre.

Dr Childs commenced practice in Ballarat in 2015 and maintains appointments at the Ballarat Health Service and St John of God Hospital. He also has regular clinics running in Stawell, Horsham and Hamilton.

He lives in Ballarat with his wife and three children.


Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery MBBS (hons). Monash University. 2002


Adult General Cardiology, Non-invasive Cardiac Imaging, Echo, Stress echo, TOE, CTCA.

Professional Memberships

Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Fellow of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand

RANZCR – Level A CTCA specialist

Current Appointments

Ballarat Health Service

Dr Childs has admitting rights to SJOG Hospital Ballarat.

Particular Interests 

General cardiology

Echocardiography and Transoesophageal Echocardiography

Stress Echocardiography

Cardiac CT / CT coronary angiography.