Dr Niels van Pelt is a consultant cardiologist at Auckland City Hospital. After training in Cardiology in Auckland he completed a fellowship in non invasive cardiac imaging at the Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Prior to his current appointment, he was a cardiologist at Middlemore Hospital, Auckland for 14 years where he established the cardiac CT programme.
He is a previous Chair of the New Zealand Cardiac Imaging Working Group of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. He has also been on the CT conjoint committee for the certification of cardiac CT in Australia and NZ.
Niels is interested in all areas of adult cardiology with a particular clinical interest in risk factor modification, ischaemic heart disease, valvular heart disease and cardiac imaging including all aspects of echocardiography and cardiac CT.