Dr Melanie Freeman is a General and Interventional Cardiologist with a particular interest in the diagnosis and management of chest pain, coronary artery disease, risk factor modification and valvular heart disease.
Melanie performs a large volume of coronary angiography and percutaneous interventions, including the use of advanced imaging techniques.
Melanie currently holds a public appointment at Eastern Health, Box Hill Hospital, and is an adjunct senior lecturer within the Eastern Health Clinical School.
She is regularly on call for acute infarct angioplasty at both public and private hospitals around the eastern suburbs.
Melanie has a particular interest in research with over 50 publications in peer reviewed journals. She is a member of the Victorian working group of the national Women in Cardiology initiative and is employed as a Medical Advisor to Ambulance Victoria. Melanie obtained her medical degree from Monash University in 1999 and became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians in 2008, having completed her specialist training in Cardiology at the Austin Hospital. Melanie was subsequently accepted into the highly competitive 2 year Interventional and Structural Fellowship at St Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver. During her Fellowship, Melanie trained with Dr John Webb, a world renowned leader in transcatheter valve therapies, angiography and coronary interventions. Melanie is well regarded for her communication skills and strives towards comprehensive, evidence based care. She is looking forward to being involved in the care of your patients and will work with you to ensure their best outcome.