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Dr Logan Bittinger

Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist

Dr Logan Bittinger is a Cardiologist and electrophysiologist based in Melbourne. Dr Bittinger's particular interests are management of atrial fibrillation and device therapy for arrhythmias and heart failure.

For information on consulting locations and making an appointment, please contact our office at Heart of Melbourne.

PROFILE

Dr Bittinger completed his cardiology training at Monash Medical Centre before undertaking specialty training in Cardiac Rhythm Management, cardiac device implantation and catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias.

He then spent a year learning complex ablation techniques, particularly for atrial fibrillation, at Canada’s highest volume centre for atrial fibrillation ablation in Victoria, British Columbia. Dr Bittinger's recent research has been centered around Optimal procedural management, quality assurance, avoidance and management of complications, with particular focus on AF ablation.

Dr Bittinger is an expert in all types of cardiac ablation, including modern techniques for treating atrial fibrillation. He also implants all forms of cardiac devices, including pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation devices.

Qualifications

 

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)

Dr Bittinger is affiliated with the following private and public hospitals:

 

  • Monash Heart, Clayton ​

  • Jessie McPherson Private Hospital, Clayton

  • St John of God Hospital, Berwick

  • Mulgrave Private Hospital, Mulgrave

  • Holmesglen Private Hospital, Moorabbin

  • Peninsula Private Hospital, Frankston

 
SPECIAL INTERESTS AND SERVICES

  • Arrhythmia Management

  • Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy

  • Cardiac Rhythm Management

  • Pacemakers

 
REFERRALS & FEES

Dr Bittinger 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

Dr Bittinger 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.