Kim Arendshorst is the Deputy Chief Cardiac Physiologist and has been working in Cardiology at The Royal Melbourne Hospital for over 10 years. She completed her Bachelor of Science (Biomedical) and Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Computer Systems) at Swinburne University of Technology in 2012 during which she undertook a work placement year at RMH Cardiology. In 2014, she became an International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE) Allied Professional Certified Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS).

Growing up in country Victoria, Kim has a special interest in providing services to regional areas and currently co-ordinates Royal Melbourne’s Country Pacing Clinics in Albury and Shepparton.

She is a member of the Professionals in Cardiac Sciences of Australia (PICSA), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society (APHRS).


Our Research

Melbourne Heart Rhythm has an international reputation as one of the centers of excellence in cardiac arrhythmia research in Australasia and the world.

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Our Team

Our friendly team are committed to providing excellence in patient care. They are all well qualified and knowledgeable about patients and their cardiac conditions.

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Learn More

To learn about common arrhythmias and our cardiac procedures, visit  our Cardiovascular Library for more information.

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About Us


Melbourne Heart Rhythm is the arrhythmia service at the Department of Cardiology at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. We are comprised of a team of highly trained and dedicated health care professionals specializing in heart rhythm management. We have a strong focus on patient education and patient centered care. Our arrhythmia specialists have an international reputation of excellence in arrhythmia research and clinical arrhythmia management.