Prof William Heddle (Cardiologist)

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Prof William Frederic Heddle
MBBS 1972
MD 1985
Medical Specialties

Professor William Heddle RFD MD FRACP FCSANZ FAMA FHRS CCDS GAICD is a highly trained and experienced cardiologist and electrophysiologist and has been a pioneer in the development of arrhythmia management. Professor Heddle has been with SA Heart since its inception in 1984.

Prof. Heddle graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1972 where he was awarded the John Campbell Prize for first place in Biochemistry. He then went on to postgraduate studies in Obstetrics and Anaesthesia followed by Physician Training in 1974 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Prof. Heddle commenced his cardiology training at the Flinders Medical Centre in 1977 and he was the first trainee in cardiac electrophysiology in SA. Since then his training has been directed towards furthering his expertise in management of arrhythmias.

This has included research performed both in Australia and The Netherlands into the diagnosis, mechanisms and management of arrhythmias. Prof. Heddle was awarded his Fellowship to the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) in 1980, his Doctorate in Medicine in 1985, and Fellowship of the Cardiac Society of Australian and New Zealand (FCSANZ) in 2004. He was granted Fellowship to the Australian Medical Association in 2006.

Prof. Heddle is Senior Consultant Cardiologist at Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, Associate Dean and Head Flinders Southern Adelaide Clinical School, School of Medicine, Flinders University.

Earlier in 2012 Prof. Heddle was awarded Fellowship in the Heart Rhythm Society (FRHS). At that time Prof. Heddle was the ninth Australian and first South Australian to be awarded the FRHS.

Hospital Affiliations
Ashford Hospital
Royal Adelaide Hospital
Affiliated Clinics
SA Heart - Ashford
SA Heart - Morphett Vale
SA Heart - Flinders
SA Heart - Berri
SA Heart - Mount Gambier
SA Heart - Victor Harbor
SA Heart - Mount Barker

Practice Locations


SA Heart - Ashford
Ashford Specialist Centre
Level 2
57- 59 Anzac Highway
Ashford SA 5035 
08 8297 6888
SA Heart - Morphett Vale
Level 1
118-120 Main South Road
Morphett Vale SA 5162 
08 8293 9360
SA Heart - Flinders
Flinders Private Hospital
Level 6
1 Flinders Drive
Bedford Park SA 5042 
08 8374 4559
SA Heart - Mount Barker
Summit Health Centre
85 Wellington Road
Mount Barker SA 5251 
08 8293 9355


SA Heart - Berri
Riverland Regional Health Service
Maddern Street
Berri SA 5343 
08 8379 2290

Mount Gambier

SA Heart - Mount Gambier
Mount Gambier Hospital
276-300 Wehl Street
Mount Gambier SA 5290 
08 8297 6888

Kangaroo Island

SA Heart - Victor Harbor
7B/3 Coral Street
Victor Harbor SA 5211 
08 8293 9365