Clinical Professor Jenny Deague

MBBS, FRACP, PhD, FCSANZ

Clinical Professor Jenny Deague completed her original medical training (MBBS) in 1990 at the University of Melbourne and completed her residency and Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Physicians (FRACP) at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. Clinical Professor Deague followed this by completing a PhD entitled Family studies of heart size, diastolic function and haemodynamics in 2000 at the University of Melbourne whilst completing advanced training in echocardiography at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. This was followed by postgraduate fellowship training in echocardiography at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston USA and Harvard University, USA.

Appointed in 2012 as Director of Cardiology at Joondalup Health Campus, Clinical Professor Deague has overseen the expansion of the department including the cardiac catheterisation, echocardiography laboratories and the telemetry care unit. She is currently a member of the Senior Leadership Team, Medical Advisory Committee and Clinical Review Committee at Joondalup Health Campus and a Director of the National Heart Foundation.

Clinical Professor Jenny Deague treats public patients at Joondalup Health Campus and private patients at Joondalup Private Hospital. Dr Deague will be delighted to see you in our specialty rooms at Northern Hearts WA.

Dr Jonathan Teoh

MBBS, FRACP, FCSANZ

Dr Jonathan Teoh is a Cardiologist with a keen interest in general cardiology, chest pain syndromes and ischaemic heart disease, atrial fibrillation, complex valvular disease (e.g. mitral regurgitation and aortic stenosis) and heart failure/cardiomyopathies. His subspecialty is Clinical Echocardiography and is thus an expert in echocardiographic assessment of structural heart disease, stress echocardiography and performance of transoesophageal echocardiograms (TOE’s).

Dr Teoh completed his original medical training (MBBS) in 2003 at The University of Western Australia and undertook his basic physician training at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. Following this, he completed Cardiology Advanced training at Sir Charles Gairdner and Fremantle Hospitals. He undertook a 6 month Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. Subsequently, Dr Teoh travelled to Boston to complete a two-year fellowship as a Clinical and Research Fellow in Advanced Echocardiography at the renowned Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Harvard Medical School. He returned thereafter as a Consultant Cardiologist at Joondalup Health Campus with a current appointment as the Director of Echocardiography. He also holds an adjunct Clinical Senior Lecturer position at the University of Western Australia, School of Medicine. He has been heavily involved and is still currently active in academic research.

He currently consults at our Joondalup rooms with a very short waiting time and has admitting rights for public and private patients at both Joondalup Health Campus and Joondalup Private Hospital.

Dr David Thomson

MBBS, FRACP, FCSANZ

Dr David Thomson is an Interventional and General Cardiologist. Dr Thomson is the Director of the Coronary Catheter Laboratory and Deputy Head of the Cardiology Department at Joondalup Health Campus.

Dr Thomson completed his original medical training (MBBS) in 2001 at The University of Western Australia with basic physician training through Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and St John of God Hospital, Subiaco. His 3 years of core Cardiology training was then undertaken at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, followed by 12 months of Interventional Cardiology sub-specialty training at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. Further sub-specialty training was then undertaken with 12 months at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, British Columbia (Canada), an internationally renowned radial access service.

Dr David Thomson treats public patients at Joondalup Health Campus and private patients at Joondalup Private Hospital. Dr Thomson can see you in our specialty rooms at Northern Hearts WA.

Dr Alex Willson

MBBS (Hons), MPH, FRACP, FCSANZ

Dr Alex Willson is an interventional and general cardiologist specialising in the management of chest pain and valvular heart disease. He is an expert in coronary angiography and stenting via the wrist (radial artery) , percutaneous aortic valve replacement (transcatheter aortic valve implantation) and other structural heart interventions (ASD / PFO closure).

Dr Willson obtained his bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery (MBBS) with honours from the University of Western Australia in 2000, and then completed his Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of Physicians and Cardiology training in Perth in 2009. He then under took sub-speciality training in interventional cardiology and structural heart intervention through the University of British Columbia at St Pauls Hospital Vancouver from 2010 to 2012. In Vancouver he trained with Professor John Webb, the pioneer of percutaneous valvular technology.

Dr Willson has published extensively with over 30 manuscripts in peer reviewed journals including being lead author in JACC and has co-authored several book chapters. He has presented his research on valvular heart disease at international cardiology conferences.