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Dr Jeffery Alison
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Dr Jeff Alison completed his specialty training in cardiology at Monash Medical Centre, subsequently undertaking clinical electrophysiology training at the University of British Columbia Health Sciences Centre, Vancouver, Canada. Jeff has been the Head of the Electrophysiology Program, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton since 1996 and since 2007 has been the Head of Cardiac Rhythm Management Services, MonashHeart. He leads a team of highly skilled electrophysiologists who are all passionate about the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias with the goal of relieving symptoms and improving patients’ lives. Jeff also holds an honorary electrophysiologist appointment with the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. Jeff twice won the University of British Columbia Department of Medicine Joseph Diamond Memorial prize for cardiovascular research and received honourable mention in the 1992 North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology Young Investigator Award competition. Jeff has published in the areas of use of antiarrhythmic drugs, AV node ablation, accessory pathway ablation and implantable device therapies. Jeff has performed a number of “first in Australia” procedures including the first “Artic Front” pulmonary vein isolation for atrial fibrillation and, in November 2009, the first WATCHMAN left atrial appendage occlusion procedure. Consults at MonashHeart Casey