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  • Specialists in Australia?

    Hi, me again..... I got such a great response last time I though I would come back!

    After reading the reponses to my last post, asking about often feeling tired and 'hungover', I want to try to find a specialist to get some proper information and help.

    I haven't been in Australia long, and I cant seem to find anyone on the Internet, apart from general cardiologists and the likes..

    Does anyone know of a specialist in Australia (preferably Brisbane or QLD) - or could someone point me in the right direction?

    Here's hoping!

    Max

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    Re: Specialists in Australia?

    Max,

    Lisa may know of a specialist in Australia but she will only be on the board sporadically this week. I'm sure she'll get with you as soon as she can. There are others from Australia here at the HCMA, but I don't know how often they access the board. Good luck with your search.

    Reenie
    Reenie

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    Husband has HCM.
    3 kids - ages 23, 21, & 19. All presently clear of HCM.

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      Re: Specialists in Australia?

      Hi Max, Untill Lisa gets back to you, have you tried the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association of Australia Inc. ? The address is 3 Mona Street, Seaford Victoria, Australia 3198. They probably have a phone number but it wasn't included on the internet. It said : Send @ mail-david [email protected] Attention: David Abbott President. Maybe this will help in the meantime. Good luck. Pam
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        Re: Specialists in Australia?

        Thank you both. I will see if I can get some info from the CMAA.

        I will try to post what I find out from them, just in case anyone else in Australia needs the same info!

        Thanks,
        Max

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          Re: Specialists in Australia?

          Hi all,

          I will post this here, just for reference if anyone is looking for the same info I needed.

          The Cardiomyopathy Association of Australia have a website, with all contact numbers for every State. The lady in QLD I spoke to was really helpful, and recommended a local specialist. She also mentioned that they have regular meetings for sufferers, where they sometimes invite cardiologists to talk etc....

          The website is http://www.cmaa.org.au

          Phone numbers for each state are under the State Contacts menu, and scheduled Meetings are listed on the Events page.

          Cheers,
          Max

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