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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.

2 August 2022
To Eat or Not to Eat – that is the question

What is the best diet practice given all the conflicting information that's out there?

26 July 2022
Hopefully you're not in it for the long-haul

Scientific Reports stated that a typical Covid infection lasts acutely for around three weeks but a proportion of people will suffer symptoms for a much longer period.

19 July 2022
Covid-19: The gift that keeps on giving

A few months ago I had been quite optimistic about the potential for this current pandemic to fizzle out. These days, it's a different story.

12 July 2022
Health experts hamstrung by new TGA guidelines

New guidelines from the Therapeutic Goods Administration will greatly restrict health experts from discussing specific treatments.

5 July 2022
Vitamins are of no use – here we go again

Vitamins won't supplement an unhealthy lifestyle, but they certainly aren't useless.

28 June 2022
Alzheimer's disease – can it be prevented?

Many believe that Alzheimer’s is purely a consequence of old age but in fact, there are many interactions and lifestyle behaviours that increase the risk.

21 June 2022
Cancer – How close are we to a cure?

New medical breakthroughs could suggest a strong possibility that deaths from cancer will become the exception rather than the norm.

7 June 2022
Breast cancer and blood pressure treatment – Is there a link?

I always find it a concern when medical news segments are portrayed in such a way that suggests new information is already confirmed.

31 May 2022
Monkeypox virus: Is this the new pandemic?

Just when you thought it was safe to venture outside, throw away the masks and start to assume that society was regaining some type of normality, we now hear there is another viral outbreak occurring in many parts of the world.

17 May 2022
Long Covid: The next challenge

It is estimated that about 10% of people who develop Covid will have persistent symptoms, at times, for months after the initial illness.

10 May 2022
Diabesity: The true pandemic of the 21st-century

Although there are pharmaceutical solutions to management of weight loss and diabetes, successful lifestyle changes pose more benefits, and just as importantly, do not have any side effects.

3 May 2022
Coronary artery calcium scoring - Is it useful?

Why I believe it is beneficial and useful to have a coronary artery calcium scoring.

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