Dr Barry McKeown

*Hearts West practitioner

General Cardiology and Echocardiography

Special clinical interest in cardiac angiograms, transoesophageal echocardiograms and cardioversions. 

About Dr Barry McKeown

Dr Barry McKeown is a Cardiologist and specialist in Echocardiograph. He is a local graduate, attaining his MBBS from the University of Western Australia in 1992, and completing his cardiology training through Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital. 

He went on to gain a Master of Medical Science Degree (UWA) by studying the use of ultrasound to measure carotid atherosclerosis and relate this to estrogen levels and other cardiovascular risk factors in elderly women. 

He then spent two years at the University of California completing an Echocardiography Fellowship which provided him with 2 years of research and training in advanced Echocardiography and Adult Congenital Heart Disease. 

Barry is Board Certified in Echocardiography by the American Society of Echocardiography, is a member of the American College of Cardiology, and a Fellow of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. 

Barry’s fields of specialty include general cardiology, risk factor management and advanced echocardiography.


  • FA Hadley travelling scholarship
  • University of WA 2003

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of Royal Australian College of Physicians (FRACP)
  • Fellow of Cardiac Society of Australia New Zealand (FCSANZ)