- 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.