Dr Hillier is an Imaging Cardiologist, with special interests in the management of acute and chronic heart failure, as well as the performance of stress and transoesophageal echocardiography and cardiac CT. Dr Hillier has a research interest in three-dimensional echocardiography, and is currently undertaking a Master of Philosophy research project in conjunction with the University of Queensland.
Originally from the UK, Dr Hillier graduated in Medicine from Oxford University, where he also obtained a Masters Degree, undertaking research in the molecular basis of atherosclerosis. After completing a House Office year in the UK, he moved to Australia, where he completed his specialist training. Whilst the majority of his clinical training was in regional Queensland, his cardiology training occurred at the Royal Brisbane and The Prince Charles Hospitals. After obtaining his FRACP in Cardiology, a further Fellowship year in Advanced Echocardiography was performed at the Prince Charles Hospital.