Speciality

Subspeciality

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional, Structural intervention

Areas of interest

About

Dr Omar Al-Mukhtar is a cardiologist based in Melbourne who specialises in general, interventional, and structural heart diseases. He speaks English and Arabic and consults in both languages when needed.

Dr Al-Mukhtar obtained the Australian Medical Council (AMC) Certificate in 2012, following which he trained in various high-profile hospitals in Victoria and obtained the fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Physicians (RACP) in cardiology in 2020. To further sub-specialise in interventional and structural heart interventions he undertook three clinical fellowships at Western Health (2021), Monash Heart (2022) and the Victorian Heart Hospital (2023).

Omar is also interested in clinical research and clinical trials for new therapies and technologies in the area of cardiovascular medicine. He completed a master's degree in clinical Trials Research from the University of Sydney in 2022 and participated in recruitment for many international clinical trials. He also published research articles in peer-reviewed international journals and is involved with education of junior doctors in the field of cardiology.

He is available to provide consultations on patients with wide variety of clinical concerns including chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, cardiovascular risk assessment, hypertension, lipids disorders and valvular/ structural heart disease.

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

My Heart Cardiology

147 Moreland Road
Coburg VIC 3058

Consulting Location

My Heart Cardiology

5 Neal Street
Gisborne VIC 3437

Consulting Location

My Heart Cardiology

182 Station Road
New Gisborne VIC 3438

Epworth locations

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Qualifications

  • AMC, Australian Medical Council
  • RACP, Royal Australian College of Physicians
  • MSc, University of Sydney

Education and training

  • Founder of BPT Cardiology Educational Course

Research

  • Safety and performance in cardiac catheterisation laboratory
  • Anticoagulation in percutaneous coronary intervention
  • Association of exposure to pollen and acute coronary syndrome

Professional Associations

  • CSANZ
  • ESC

Public Appointments

  • Sunshine Hospital and Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s
  • The Northern Hospital