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 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.