Dr. Hima Fernando
Affiliate Consultant Cardiologist.
Dr. Hima Fernando completed his studies at Monash University, Clayton with double honours (Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS Hons) and medical science (BMedSci Hons)).
He completed his specialist Cardiology training at The Alfred Hospital, Bendigo and Ballarat Hospitals. His interests include general and interventional cardiology. He has completed his PhD at The Alfred Hospital, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute and Monash University investigating alternative pain relief for patients having heart attacks. He was awarded the prestigious Ralph Reader Clinical Prize by the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand for this work. He then completed his interventional fellowship at The Austin Hospital.
Having grown up in Gippsland, Dr. Fernando recognises the importance of holistic, empathetic specialist care in regional Victoria. He has worked in Bendigo since 2018 and has now relocated permanently with his family to Bendigo.
Dr. Fernando currently works at Central Victorian Cardiology, St. John of God Hospital in Bendigo as well as at Bendigo Health. He also has honorary appointments at The Austin and Alfred Hospitals and admitting rights at Warringal Private Hospital.
Dr Hima Fernando
St Francis House, Level 2, 138-140 Lily Street, Bendigo
Phone: 5441 5580 (option 4)
Fax: 5434 3301