Dr Alexander Incani graduated from The University of Melbourne with first class honours and was dux of internal medicine in 2003. Following cardiology training at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, he commenced his interventional training at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, working with the team who bought MitraClip to Australia. He then moved to The Prince Charles Hospital Brisbane to continue his coronary and structural interventional training before finishing in Vancouver under the supervision of Professor John Webb, pioneer of the Edwards transcatheter heart valve.
Alex has been the recipient of numerous meritorious awards including a National Heart Foundation Research Scholarship in 1999, an Outstanding Achievement Award for his contribution to the cath lab at The Prince Charles Hospital 2012, The Interventional Fellows’ Prize ANZET 2012 and the CSL Biotherapies Award for interventional training 2013. He is a senior lecturer at The University of Queensland and has recently coauthored the “chest pain guidelines” for general practitioners through MedicareLocal 2014. He is currently an MPhil student at UQ performing original research in intracoronary physiology and imaging and was instrumental in bringing iFR to Australia. He has published over 20 papers and 40 abstracts during his fellowship.
Alex is an interventional cardiologist, he has a special interest in all aspects of tertiary level cardiac care including trans-catheter heart valve insertion, and complex high risk angioplasty. He is a founding partner, and managing director of CardioVacular Clinics. Alex is available for appointments at St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital Spring Hill, Rockhampton and Hervey Bay.