Dr Bhat completed undergraduate studies with a Bachelor in Medical Science at the University of Sydney and was awarded with the Dean’s Honours list in recognition of academic excellence. He went on to complete his medical degree at the Australian National University, where he was also a recipient of a number of research-based scholarships before completing prevocational training in Sydney. Whilst completing basic physician training, he went on to successfully complete a Master of Public Health at the University of New South Wales with Honours. He is currently completing his cardiology training at Blacktown Hospital. Dr Bhat has a passion for clinical research and has contributed to a number of publications. His areas of interest are in the field of cardiovascular epidemiology, heart failure and chronic cardiac arrhythmias.