Dr Alistair Begg MBBS FRACP FCSANZ DDU is an experienced cardiologist with special interests in echocardiography, stress echocardiography, coronary intervention and general cardiology. He has particular expertise in stress echocardiography. Dr Begg joined SA Heart in 2007.
Alistair has had 15 years of private practice experience in Sydney and Adelaide, and has previously worked as a cardiologist at Flinders Medical Centre. He graduated in medicine from the University of Adelaide in 1989 and commenced his post graduate training in cardiology at Flinders Medical Centre before completing his post-fellowship training in Sydney. He was awarded his Fellowship to the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) in 1996.
Dr Begg went on to obtain his Diploma of Diagnostic Ultrasound (DDU) in 1997 and in 2006 was awarded his Fellowship of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (FCSANZ). In 2008 he completed level 2 training for CT coronary angiography and this complements his special interest in cardiac Imaging.
Dr Begg consults regularly at Ashford. He has a particular interest in patients with chest pain, heart failure or patients with significant risk factors. He is actively involved in cardiac rehabilitation.