Special clinical interest in electrophysiology procedures and cardiac device implantation, with a particular expertise in catheter ablation therapy.
Dr Karen Philips is a medical graduate of the University of Queensland and completed her advanced cardiology training at the Princess Alexandra Hospital Brisbane. She pursued subspecialty cardiac electrophysiology training with a fellowship at the Austin Hospital, in Melbourne in 2005 and then gathered further expertise in advanced cardiac electrophysiology at the Cleveland Clinic, USA.
She performs a broad range of electrophysiology procedures and cardiac device implantation, with a particular expertise in catheter ablation therapy for atrial fibrillation (AF). She directs the GenesisCare (formerly HeartCare Partners) AF Centre of Excellence which offers comprehensive treatment for patients with atrial fibrillation. She is a recognised global leader in left atrial appendage occlusion procedures.
Dr Phillips consults and performs procedures at Greenslopes Private Hospital and visits Emerald regularly.