Our Cardiologists
Richard Lim, MBBS(Hons), MRCP(UK), MD, MPhil, FRCP(London), FACC, FESC, FCSANZ 
Interventional Cardiologist at The Princess Alexandra Hospital Brisbane since July 1997 and Associate Professor of Medicine at The University of Queensland, commences private practice as a founding partner at Brisbane Heart in September 2014. He graduated 1984 from The University of Newcastle upon Tyne UK and undertook cardiology specialist training at St Bartholomew’s Hospital London (1989–94) where he also completed his research doctorate on prognostic assessment of coronary artery disease by nuclear cardiology and MPhil research thesis on outcomes of patients awaiting revascularisation. After advanced sub-specialty experience leading to his Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (UK) at the Royal Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals (1994-96), he enjoyed a sabbatical year concentrating on IVUS, pressure wire and atherectomy procedures as Post-Doctoral Interventional Fellow at the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore USA. More recent sabbaticals were spent in Adult Congenital Heart Disease at Great Ormond St and University College Hospitals London. Richard performed the first PCI at the PA Hospital in September 1998, maintains a research focus on prognosis in CAD and quality improvement in PCI and upholds the group’s holistic approach to preventive, pre-emptive and palliative cardiology.

Assoc. Prof. Sudhir Wahi MBBS, MD, FRACP, FCSANZ
Director of Echocardiography and Senior Staff Cardiologist at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Associate Professor of Medicine with the University of Queensland in Brisbane and Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Tasmania in Hobart, commences private practice as a founding partner at Brisbane Heart in September 2014. He completed his advanced fellowship in cardiac imaging at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation USA. He is Clinical Lead and Chair of the Statewide Echocardiography Working Group, Co-Chair of the State Cardiology Clinical Network and Secretary of the Queensland Branch of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. He has been on the teaching faculty for many national and international meetings and symposia. He has a keen interest in pulmonary hypertension and echocardiography research. He has been supervising advanced trainees, cardiac scientists and clinical fellows in all forms of echocardiography for 15 years. Besides expertise in general cardiovascular diseases, he has a special clinical interest in valvular heart disease, heart failure and pulmonary hypertension. He is currently also overseeing the Pulmonary Hypertension program at the PAH.
Gerald (Gerry) Kaye MBChB MD FRCP(London) FRACP
Associate Professor of Cardiology at the University of Queensland and Interventional Electrophysiologist at Princess Alexandra Hospital since 2005, commences private practice as a founding partner at Brisbane Heart in September 2014. He graduated from Manchester University in 1978 and undertook specialist cardiology and electrophysiology training at St Bartholomew’s and St George’s Hospitals London and Leeds University Teaching Hospital before being appointed as a Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals where he established a new cardiology unit and developed the complex electrophysiology and device implantation service. He completed his doctoral thesis at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital (1984-1986). He has presented at both national and international research meetings and continues to undertake clinical research and publish in peer-reviewed journals. He practises in general cardiology, management of coronary disease including coronary angiography and has a particular interest in pacemakers and defibrillators, arrhythmias, electrophysiology and device therapy for heart failure.

Dr Adrian Chong MBBS(Hons) FRACP FCSANZ FASE BPharm
Staff cardiologist at the Princess Alexandra and Mater Adult Hospitals in Brisbane, commences private practice as a founding partner at Brisbane Heart in September 2014. He completed a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree before graduating from Medicine with first class honours and a university medal from the University of Queensland. Adrian completed his cardiology advanced training and clinical echocardiography fellowship at the Princess Alexandra Hospital followed by a two-year clinical and research imaging fellowship at St Michael’s Hospital and the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute (University of Toronto) in Toronto, Canada. As a general cardiologist, his clinical interests include the diagnosis and management of coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, cardiomyopathies and heart failure. He is board certified in all aspects of transthoracic, stress and transoesophageal echocardiography and is a Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography. He is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland with active research interests in aortic valve disease and is also an invited speaker and examiner for the Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (DMU, Cardiac).

Dr Dariusz Korczyk MDipl IntMedSpec FRACP FCSANZ MHFA DDU
As a founding partner brings to Brisbane Heart a wealth of experience in managing patients with heart disease gained during his intensive training in Europe, Australia and New Zealand. He graduated from The Silesian School of Medicine (Poland) and was awarded a title of Internal Medicine Specialist following training and board examinations. He continued training after arrival in Australia and New Zealand and became a Consultant Cardiologist with a particular interest in Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation. Dariusz worked at the Green Lane Heart Centre in Auckland and The Prince Charles Hospital before establishing the Heart Failure Unit at The Princess Alexandra Hospital. His areas of expertise include Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathies and Pulmonary Hypertension. He also manages patients with common coexisting problems including Coronary Artery Disease, Hypertension, Lipids Disorders and Arrhythmia. Dariusz is a Fellow of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand and European Heart Failure Association, member of the first Australian Amyloidosis Centre and Pulmonary Hypertension Unit at Princess Alexandra Hospital. He performs a variety of cardiac procedures including left and right heart catheterization, cardiac biopsy and echocardiography. He remains actively involved in research (author of publications and book) and in teaching as Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland. Dariusz is married to Natalia for the last 25 years and has 3 children.