Special clinical interest in chest pain assesment and management, heart failure management, echocardiography and coronary stenting/revascularisation.
Dr Matthew Erickson is an expert in all general cardiology, including heart failure management, assessment and management of chest pain and coronary angiography and stenting. He has dual sub-specialties in interventional cardiology and echocardiography, with a particular interest in the assessment of ischemia, echocardiographic assessment of the heart (including stress and transoesophageal echocardiography) and coronary revascularisation. He is an expert in the radial artery approach for coronary angiography and angioplasty, to improve patient outcomes and comfort.
Matthew graduated medicine from the University of Western Australia. He completed his physician and general cardiology training at Royal Perth Hospital. He then completed a Fellowship in Echocardiology at Monash Medical Centre in Melbourne, before going on to Fellowships in Interventional Cardiology at both Royal Perth Hospital and Hôpital Haut-Lévêque in Bordeaux, France.
Dr Erickson is a Consultant Cardiologist at St John of God Murdoch and Hollywood Private Hospital, as well as Fiona Stanley and Royal Perth Hospital. He is the clinical lead in Echocardiology at Fiona Stanley.
He has previously consulted in the WA Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant service and held a teaching position as an Associate Professor with the University of Western Australia’s School of Medicine. He also has a strong interest in aboriginal health, and regularly travels to the Ngaanyatjarra Lands to provide visiting cardiology services.