A/Prof M Asrar ul Haq
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Associate Professor Asrar ul Haq is a General and Interventional Cardiologist based in Melbourne. A/Prof Asrar ul Haq sees patients with all types of heart conditions and performs interventional procedures to open blocked heart arteries.
For information on consulting locations and making an appointment, please contact our office at Heart of Melbourne.
Dr Asrar ul Haq is an experienced Consultant and Interventional Cardiologist, and Associate Professor of Medicine at The University of Melbourne. His training involves experience in the United Kingdom where he worked in the prestigious hospitals of Bristol Royal Infirmary and Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. In Australia he trained at the Austin and Northern Health in Melbourne and Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth.
He completed his Doctorate at the University of Melbourne with a research project in early Echocardiographic assessment of Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction.
A/Prof Asrar ul Haq is experienced in all types of angioplasties and coronary interventional procedures through both femoral and radial access. He specialises in the trans-radial approach. A master of his innovative techniques, he has helped establish radial programs in Australian hospitals and is frequently invited to deliver lectures internationally.
He has special interest in complex angioplasties including left main PCI and rotational atherectomy, as well as intracoronary imaging and physiology assessment using state-of-the-art technologies such as OCT, IVUS and FFR. He performs IVUS guided stent procedures without using contrast in kidney patients.
Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Melbourne
Doctorate, The University of Melbourne
Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC)
Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC)
Fellow of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (FCSANZ)
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
A/Prof Asrar ul Haq is affiliated with the following private and public hospitals:
The Northern Hospital, Epping
Knox Private Hospital, Wantirna
Warringal Private Hospital, Heidelberg
Epworth Eastern, Box Hill
In addition to his clinical work as a Cardiologist, A/Prof Asrar ul Haq has strong interest in research and has published extensively.
His research profile can be accessed at ResearchGate:
His university profile can be accessed at:
SPECIAL INTERESTS AND SERVICES
Ischaemic Heart disease
Diagnostic coronary angiograms and stenting
Right heart studies for Pulmonary Hypertension, Shunt Calculations and Congenital Heart Disease
Transradial coronary interventions
Complex coronary interventions
Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging
Optical Coherence Tomography
Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) and Pressure Wire
REFERRALS & FEES
A/Prof Asrar ul Haq does not routinely bulk bill, however he discounts for pensioners and healthcare cardholders. You do not need to have private health insurance for an appointment.
You can only obtain the Medicare refund if you have been referred by another medical practitioner so please bring along your referral with you on the day.
Private Hospital Care
A/Prof Asrar ul Haq participates in the 'No-GAP' cover with most of the private health insurance companies. This means that any ‘out of pocket’ doctor’s fees for your medical care in a private hospital will be kept to a minimum. Our office will provide further details at the time of your admission.