Dr Muthiah was awarded her medical degree from the University of Auckland, New Zealand in 2003. Her Advanced Training in Cardiology was completed at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney. This was followed by successful postgraduate PhD study in heart failure and ventricular assist devices at the University of New South Wales from research work undertaken at both St. Vincent’s Hospital and The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute.
She has won several scholarships from both the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) and travel awards from the National Heart Foundation for research presented at international conferences. Dr Muthiah is well-published in the field of heart failure and mechanical assist devices and has peer-reviewed on behalf of specialist journals.
Dr Muthiah’s clinical skills were further honed at King’s College Hospital and Bart’s Heart Centre in London (UK) with subspecialty fellowships focusing on cardiac imaging and congenital heart disease respectively.
Her specialist interests also centre around heart failure and she is currently part of the specialist heart failure team at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne.