OUR SPECIALISTS

Total Cardiovascular Care Specialists

Contact:

Phone: 03 9070 6116
Fax: 03 9070 6110

Dr Olivier van den Brink MBBS (HONS) MSC PHD FRACP FCSANZ

Disciplines

  • Interventional Heart Failure Cardiologist
  • Cardiac Rhythm Device Management
  • Cardiac Imaging

Born in the Netherlands, Olivier moved to Australia in 2001 with his family. He trained in cardiology at the Alfred Hospital. In 2005 he completed a PhD at the Baker Medical Research Institute. Olivier spent two years at Leiden University Medical Centre as an Overseas Fellow. He specialised in Non-invasive Imaging and Device Therapy.

Olivier has a passion for the management of Heart Failure. This is an often complex and challenging syndrome. It requires an intensive and multi-disciplinary approach.

He has a special interest in device therapy. This includes pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation therapies (biventricular pacemakers).

His interest extends to imaging. Echocardiogram, stress echo, transoesophageal echo, multi-slice cardiac CT scan, diagnostic coronary angiography.

Olivier has an appointment at the Alfred Hospital. He performs pacemaker and defibrillator insertions and aftercare as well as stress and trans-oesophageal echocardiograms.

Olivier van den Brink is the winner of many grants, scholarships and awards. He has published in international peer-reviewed journals.

Olivier came to Australia with his wife Anna. They have three young children (2 boys and a girl). In his spare time you will find him swimming, reading, making music, and travelling.

Dr Damon Jackson MBBS (HONS 1) FRACP

Disciplines

  • General Cardiologist
  • Cardiac Imaging Specialist

Dr Jackson graduated from Monash University in 2007 with first class honours and a clinical school prize. Throughout internship and residency at The Alfred Hospital, Damon received awards for teaching and mentorship. After completing his physician’s exam at The Alfred hospital, Damon completed his cardiology training through Eastern Health, Peninsula Health and Monash Health. Awarded his FRACP in 2015, Damon went on to complete a dedicated fellowship in cardiac imaging at Monash Health in 2016.

Damon has been on the Peninsula since February 2017, employed as a staff specialist at Peninsula Health and caring for patients at Peninsula Private Hospital, Beleura Private Hospital, The Bays Hospital, and Frankston Private Hospital. His sub speciality areas of interest include cardiac echo, stress echo, transoesophageal echo and cardiac CT.

Besides clinical cardiology, Damon is a passionate teacher and is heavily involved with training students through Monash University and physician’s training at Peninsula Health. He translates these skills and interest to educating his patients in a similar way.

Damon is a relaxed but compassionate doctor and takes pride in relating to his patients whilst caring for and educating them.