Dr Nilshan Ari

MBBS (Hons), MMed (Clin Epi), FRACP, Cardiologist

Nilshan is an Australian trained physician completing his specialty training in Cardiology. After graduating from University of NSW, he completed Physician Training at Royal Prince Alfred and St. Vincent’s Hospitals in Sydney.

He underwent additional study at the University of Sydney where he completed a Masters of Medicine in Clinical Epidemiology.

He underwent specialist training in General Medicine followed by Adult Cardiology training at Sutherland Hospital, Sydney and The Canberra Hospital. Nilshan led Sutherland Hospital’s Rapid Access Clinic for chest pain.

Nilshan provides a comprehensive service to the South Coast, NSW including ECG, Holter monitoring, Echocardiography, Exercise stress testing, Stress Echocardiogram and Transoesophageal Echocardiography. Nilshan offers telehealth services for regional and remote patients.

Nilshan’s special interests in advanced cardiovascular imaging, ischaemic heart disease and preventative cardiology.

Nilshan has published widely in several national and international journals including Heart Lung Circulation, Journal of American College of Cardiology and Heart Rhythm. He has been invited to present his research at national and international scientific meetings. Nilshan provides patients with the latest evidence-based treatment options.

Nilshan lives with his family in the Illawarra-Shoalhaven region and looks forward to providing care to the South Coast community.He is happy to be contacted via mobile to discuss cases with referrers.

Areas of Expertise

  • Structural Heart Disease
  • Heart failure
  • Cardiology consultation
  • Exercise Testing
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Chest pain
  • Pregnancy and high blood pressure
  • Preoperative cardiac assessment
  • Coronary artery disease