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BSc(Med) MBBS(Hons) FRACP FCSANZ FACC
Special clinical interest in cardiac imaging, cardio-oncology, preventative cardiology, sports cardiology, lifestyle and dietary management of cardiovascular disease.
Dr Jason Kaplan is a cardiac imaging specialist who studied Medicine at UNSW and graduated with Honours in 1999, completing his Internal Medicine Training at St George and Prince of Wales hospitals and Adult Cardiology training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.
Dr Kaplan has done additional training in all aspects of echocardiography at international centres including the Mayo Clinic and has been involved in training echo sonographers for the last 10 years.
Prior to training in cardiology, Dr Kaplan completed additional advanced training in medical oncology and pharmacology. His training in these areas allows him to adopt a more holistic approach to patient care, particularly those with multiple medical issues This training has also led to a special interest in the emerging field of cardio-oncology, Which is the cardiac care of patients who are undergoing or have previously completed cancer treatment.
He is an accredited specialist in Cardiac CT and personally evaluates all his patients’ scans.
Dr Kaplan is also a proponent of Integrative Cardiology incorporating principles of cardiovascular, nutritional, functional and Mind – Body Medicine in the care of his patients.
Dr Kaplan also has a strong interest in Sports Cardiology – an emerging subspecialty within cardiology providing cardiac care to elite athletes and exercising individuals and has worked with the NSW Institute of Sport, Olympic athletes and more recently has consulted to the National Rugby League.
Dr Kaplan is currently a senior clinical lecturer in Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Macquarie University teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students.
In his spare time, Dr Kaplan loves to spend time with his wife and children , is a keen tennis player and practices yoga.
- Fellow of Royal Australian College of Physicians (FRACP)
- Fellow of Cardiac Society of Australia New Zealand (FCSANZ)
- Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC)
Special clinical interest in angina, aortic valve disease, blood pressure, coronary atherosclerosis, cardiac arrest, heart failure.
Dr Sophia Wong is a general cardiologist with an interest in chest pain, cardiac risk assessment, preventative medicine, valvular heart disease and women’s heart disease. She is trained in CTCA reporting and is currently the Structural Heart Fellow at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.
Dr Wong gained her medical degree from the University of New South Wales, Sydney. Upon graduating, she completed 4 years of general medicine, then embarked on her specialist training via Macquarie University Hospital, Princess Alexandria Hospital and Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.
Dr Wong has a particular interest in cardiovascular research and has published in top tier journals such as the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Circulation and the European Heart Journal.
Dr Wong is a strong believer in the importance of regular exercise, a healthy diet and adequate sleep, in the maintenance of health and well-being. She enjoys keeping active, skiing and spending time with her friends and family.
- EuroPCR abstract competition (“PCRs Got Talent”) – Finalist
- Best Review Prize, Heart Lung and Circulation
- Ross Woodham Scholarship
- ASEAN Scholarship
- Singapore International Foundation Scholarship
- Valvular heart disease
- Transcather aortic valve implantation (TAVI).
- Snir, A., Wilson, M., Ju, L., Zhao Y., Wong, S., Khor, L., Naoum, C., Wong, K., Keech, A., Celermajer, D., Ng, M. (2021). Novel Pressure-Regulated Deployment Strategy for Improving the Safety and Efficacy of Balloon-Expandable Transcatheter Aortic valves. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 14(22). 2503-2515.
- Wong, S., Naoum C., Elder, A., Wilson, M., Ng, M. (2018). Feasibility and Safety of pressure-regulated deployment of balloon expandable transcatheter aortic valves. EuroPCR.
- Wong, S., Spina, R., Tomoe, S., Dhital, K. (2015). Is cardiac magnetic resonance imaging or echocardiography more accurate in the assessment of aortic valve disease? Interact CardioVasc Thorac Surg. ID EJCTS/2015/436329.