Suite 108, Specialist Medical Centre (West)
Perth Cardiovascular Institute65 Shenton Avenue
JOONDALUP, WA, 6027 Get Directions
08 6314 6817
08 6314 6917
Claim your profile
Dr Athula Karu is an expert in general cardiology including the assessment and management of chest pain, hypertension, assessment of arrhythmias and preventative cardiology. His fields of expertise are echocardiography (including stress and transoesophageal echocardiography), perioperative cardiac assessment and management of high risk perioperative cardiac care.
Dr Karu graduated medicine with honours (MBBS HONS) from the University of Sydney. He spent a research term at Kings College Hospital, London UK, with further two years of full time research in vascular medicine at the University of New South Wales. He was the recipient of the prestigious Sir Roy McCaughey research fellowship for three years during his research. Dr Karu completed his physician training (FRACP) at Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital and then Cardiology Advanced Training at Royal Perth Hospital.
Dr Karu is the Director of Physician Education in Medicine, training junior doctors and physicians, and a visiting consultant at the high risk perioperative cardiac assessment clinic at Royal Perth Hospital.
Dr Athula Karunanayaka (Karu) treats public patients at Joondalup Health Campus and private patients at Joondalup Private Hospital.