Hollywood Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Hollywood Private Hospital specialist Matthew Erickson

Dr Matthew Erickson


Special Interests: • Heart failure, perioperative management, • Coronary angioplasty/stenting • Echocardiology including stress and transoesophageal echocardiology • General cardiology and heart failure

Clinical Practice

Dr Matthew Erickson is an expert in general cardiology, heart failure management, assessment and management of chest pain and coronary angiography and stenting. He has dual sub-specialties in interventional cardiology and echocardiography, with a particular interest in the assessment of ischaemia, management of patients with heart failure, echocardiographic assessment of the heart (including stress and transoesophageal echocardiography) and coronary revascularisation. He is an expert in the radial artery approach for coronary angiography and angioplasty, to improve patient outcomes and comfort.

Backgroung & Training

Matthew graduated medicine from the University of Western Australia. He completed his physician and general cardiology training at Royal Perth Hospital. He completed a Fellowship in Echocardiology at Monash Medical Centre in Melbourne. He also completed Fellowships in Interventional Cardiology at both Royal Perth Hospital and Hôpital Haut-Lévêque, Bordeaux, France. Dr Erickson is a Consultant Cardiologist & Clinical Lead in Echocardiology at Fiona Stanley and a Consultant Cardiologist Royal Perth Hospital. He has previously consulted in the WA Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant service and held a teaching position as an Associate Professor with the University of Western Australia’s School of Medicine.

He also has a strong interest in aboriginal health, and regularly travels to the Ngaanyatjarra Lands to provide visiting cardiology services. He currently consults from our Hollywood rooms.

• Heart failure, perioperative management
• Coronary angioplasty/stenting
• Echocardiology including stress and transoesophageal echocardiology
• General cardiology and heart failure 

Consults at :

Fiona Stanley Hospital
Royal Perth Hospital