INTRODUCTION

Candice has a particular interest in stress echocardiography for assessment of patients at increased cardiovascular risk, those with undifferentiated chest pain and exertional dyspnoea where a cardiac cause may be suspected. Her interests also include CT coronary angiography, assessment of valvular heart disease, general clinical cardiology and heart failure.

 

BACKGROUND

Dr Candice Shields is a Consultant Cardiologist who completed her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at Monash University with Honours. She undertook her cardiology training at Eastern Health, the Alfred and Western Health. Candice completed her fellowship in cardiac imaging, specialising in transthoracic echocardiography, transoesophogeal echocardiography, stress echocardiography and CT coronary angiography.

She has presented at both national and international cardiology conferences.