Dr. Tonchev is a specialist cardiologist currently undertaking his clinical cardiac electrophysiology fellowship at The Royal Melbourne Hospital. He is also involved in several research projects focused on atrial fibrillation and supraventricular tachycardias. He has presented his research work at local and international conferences and had previously been awarded for best presentations.

Dr. Tonchev completed his medical studies at the Medical University of Varna (Bulgaria) in 2013. He completed his advanced cardiology training and a one-year fellowship in clinical electrophysiology and device management at Hadassah Hebrew-University Medical Center (Jerusalem, Israel). He completed EHRA (European Heart Rhythm Association) training course on cardiac pacing, ICD, and cardiac resynchronization in 2019 (Vienna, Austria) and the Monaco-USA Arrhythmia Course organized by the Princess Grace Hospital of Monaco and the University of Pennsylvania USA in Monaco.


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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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.