Rifly Rafiudeen

Department of Cardiology, The Northern Hospital, Melbourne, Australia; Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

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Personal History

Dr Rafiudeen is based in Melbourne, Australia where he works in the department of cardiology of The Northern Hospital.


Academic History

Dr Rafiudeen obtained his MBBS (Hons) from the University of Melbourne. He completed his cardiology training at the Royal Hobart Hospital, Royal Melbourne Hospital and Western/Sunshine Hospitals in Melbourne. He is currently undertaking a PhD at the University of Melbourne, looking at different mechanisms of heart attacks and ways to prevent them. He runs a chest pain clinic and is actively involved in teaching medical students from the University of Melbourne.


Career Overview

Dr Rifly Rafiudeen is a cardiologist at The Northern Hospital, with interest in all areas of general cardiology, including cardiovascular risk assessment and management, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathy and valvular heart disease. Dr Rafiudeen is passionate about holistic and complete cardiac care, from risk assessment to management of chronic disease. He believes in making sure patients are heard and their concerns addressed so that they feel empowered in the management of their cardiovascular health.


Career Timeline

  • MBBS (Hons), University of Melbourne
  • Cardiology training, Royal Hobart Hospital
  • Cardiology training, Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Cardiology training, Western/Sunshine Hospitals
  • Cardiologist, The Northern Hospital


Areas of Speciality

  • General cardiology
  • Cardiovascular risk assessment and management
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Valvular heart disease



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Articles by Rifly Rafiudeen

Type 2 MI and Myocardial Injury in the Era of High-sensitivity Troponin

Rifly Rafiudeen, Peter Barlis, Harvey D White, et al


Citation: European Cardiology Review 2022;17:e03.