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Dr Ross Walker

Dr Walker has a medical practice in Lindfield on the upper north shore of Sydney. He provides a service in all aspects of echocardiography, focusing on stress echocardiography which is a well accepted, accurate method for assessing heart disease, not involving irradiation or injections.

His other area of expertise is in the field of preventative cardiology and he has also commenced a related service in arterial screening, which is an indirect measure of endothelial function and arterial stiffness, and does not involve irradiation or injections. Dr Walker has published 7 best selling books on preventative cardiology and lectures both nationally and internationally on this subject.

6 July 2020
9 ways to hit a century

There are small pockets around the world known as the “Blue Zones” where people have extraordinary longevity. Why is this so?

22 June 2020
Blame it on the inflammation Part 2

Although some degree of inflammation is important in controlling diseases, it is vital to have balance in our immune system.

19 June 2020
Cholesterol Myths: the effects of cholesterol therapy

In the third and final part of his series on cholesterol myths, Dr Ross Walker examines recent studies and his own clinical experience.

18 June 2020
Cholesterol myths: are statin drugs overprescribed?

In part 2 of his series on cholesterol myths, Dr Ross Walker looks at statin therapy and coronary calcium scoring.

16 June 2020
Cholesterol myths: “LDL is bad and HDL is good”

Dr Ross Walker explains why not all types of LDL cholesterol are linked with cardiovascular disease.

11 June 2020
Blame it on the inflammation Part 1

The body’s immune system only evolved to deal with acute infection but our modern lifestyles present so many challenges that the immune system itself becomes a key component of a health problem.

9 June 2020
WHO now suggests masks work against COVID-19

Study shows the odds of getting the coronavirus were reduced by 78% when wearing any mask and even higher when wearing N95 masks.

3 June 2020
Diabetes – it's not just a problem of having a sweet tooth!

Here are the alarming potential consequences of suffering long-term Type 2 diabetes.

28 May 2020
Dr Ross & his incredible new knee

The time has come, a fact’s a fact, the knee is bung, get a new one back.

18 May 2020
You’re in my heart

There’s been increasing emphasis over the past decade that pre-cradle factors could contribute to a person being born with a heart that’s more vulnerable to disease.

11 May 2020
Coronavirus, you’re breaking my heart

Here are 5 facts on how this contagious virus may affect the cardiovascular system.

5 May 2020
The future of medicine

With the vast majority of medical news focusing on the coronavirus, much of which has been negative, I felt it important to give some good news and hope for the future.

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