Dr Emily Kotschet
Pacemaker ClinicDr Emily Kotschet is a Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist with extensive knowledge in the management of arrhythmias, and heart failure devices. Emily completed her cardiology training at the Alfred, then Monash Heart, then finished her Electrophysiology Fellowship in Canada. She returned to Monash Heart, and established the AF ablation program, including Australia’s first nurse led AF clinic, as well as first in man trials using new AF ablation technologies. She started the cardiac genetics service at Monash, to manage the growing area of inherited heart disease. Emily has introduced many new pacemaker technologies and defibrillating devices to Australia, including the Micra leadless pacemaker, and subcutaneous defibrillator, and novel extravascular ICD. Emily works at several private hospitals, including St John of God, Berwick, Mulgrave Private Hospital, Cabrini hospital and Holmesglen Private Hospital, Moorabbin. She also provides cardiac services in rural Victoria visiting Alexandra and Morwell. Emily’s interests include atrial fibrillation management including catheter ablation, device implantation for heart failure (pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation devices and subcutaneous devices) and inherited arrhythmias such as Long QT syndrome. Emily spends time away from work with her husband and 3 gorgeous girls, and enjoys running marathons around the world to keep fit.