Dr Chukwudiebube 'Chuks' Ajaero

Dr Chukwudiebube (Chuks) Ajaero, MBBS FMCP FRACP, is a highly trained and qualified clinical Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist. His special interests include the management of all forms of cardiac arrhythmias, implantable cardiac devices including resynchronisation therapy for heart failure. He is also passionate about preventive cardiology.

Dr Ajaero obtained his MBBS degree from Nigeria in 1997. He subsequently proceeded with postgraduate training and received extensive training in preventative cardiology, management of heart failure as well as management of valvular heart disease. In 2005 Chuks was awarded the Nigerian Fellowship of the Medical College of Physicians in Cardiology.

In 2007 Dr Ajaero commenced further training in Internal Medicine and advanced training in general and invasive cardiology in Australia and in 2012 was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in cardiology.

In 2013, due to his interest in heart failure and arrhythmias, he commenced his research doctorate study of cardiac resynchronisation therapy in heart failure with the University of Adelaide combined with a Fellowship in electrophysiology and pacing at Flinders Medical Centre, South Australia. In addition to this, he undertook further dedicated clinical fellowship in electrophysiology and pacing at Chaim Sheba Medical Centre, Israel with extensive exposure to a wide range of arrhythmias and ablative therapies, which he completed in 2017.

Chuks currently holds a public hospital appointment with The Central Adelaide Local Health Network at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital campus.

He is a peer-article reviewer for the Internal Medicine Journal Australia & the Heart Lung and Circulation Journal.

Dr Chuks Ajaero joined SA Heart in early 2013 and consults regularly at our North Adelaide,  Modbury , Ashford and Mt Barker locations.

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