Mahala is a clinical Cardiologist and Advanced Echocardiography specialist with expertise in noninvasive cardiac testing, including exercise and dobutamine stress echocardiography, transoesophageal echocardiography, contrast and strain imaging.
She has special interests in noninvasive testing, women’s cardiology, chest pain syndromes, and structural heart disease including valvular heart disease and cardiomyopathy.

Mahala completed her medical degree at the University of Queensland in 2003. Prior to this she completed an honours degree in molecular biology at the University of New South Wales.
Mahala completed her advanced training in cardiology at The Prince Charles Hospital in 2010. She then completed a 2 year clinical fellowship in Advanced Echocardiology at The Prince Charles Hospital, refining her skills in all aspects of echocardiography in a broad range of settings from outpatient to critical care.

Mahala is available for consultation and testing at St Andrews War Memorial Hospital.