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Prof Jonathan Kalman


Prof Jonathan Kalman

Cardiology, Electrophysiology

An internationally respected Electrophysiologist, Professor Jonathan Kalman is one of the leading heart rhythm experts in Australia. Professor Kalman is head of the Royal Melbourne Heart Rhythm department which is internationally renowned for the high quality of clinical medicine and investigative research performed.

Professor Kalman performed the first curative ablation procedure for atrial fibrillation in Australia in 1997 and his department has now performed over 2000 ablation procedures for atrial fibrillation. The department has previously published their excellent success and safety record in international journals. 

Professor Kalman is internationally recognized as one of the world leading researchers in the field of heart rhythm disturbances and has been instrumental in describing the mechanism of these arrhythmias and the approach to cure. 


Professor Kalman holds:

  • Scientific Chair of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand 
  • Scientific Chair of the Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiologists
  • Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society
  • Professor of Medicine at The Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Eric Susman Prize, 2006, awarded by The Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia Excellence Award, 2014


  • Ablation procedures from the most simple to the most complex and regularly performs procedures that have failed elsewhere.
  • Training of leading heart rhythm experts in Australia and the United Kingdom and his program is highly sought after internationally.
  • Highly sought after international speaker; is on the editorial board of 7 major international journals and has over 250 research publications.
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Melbourne Private Hospital


Royal Parade, Parkville 3052