Nightingale has experienced cardiologists that are fellows of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand and Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Our cardiologists are nationally recognized and trained in Australia and Internationally


Consultant Cardiologist, Cardiac Imaging, Genetic Cardiology, Women’s Cardiovascular Health.

Dr Waddell-Smith is South Australia’s first and only Genetic Cardiologist. She trained at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Flinders Medical Centre. She has completed five years of clinical and research fellowships, including a PhD, in Auckland (NZ) and Cambridge (UK), Kathryn practices general cardiology and aims to provide personalised medical care of excellent quality to all her patients with support and compassion.

Her special interests include caring for indiviuals and families affected by genetic cardiac conditions such as; long QT syndrome, Brugada syndrome and CPVT; hypertrophic, familial dilated and arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathies; familial hypercholesterolaemia; aortopathies; Fabry’s Disease and cardiac vasculitis.

Dr Waddell-Smith is a Cardiologist at Flinders Medical Centre, a Senior Clinical Lecturer at Flinders University and is the Chair of the Cardiac Society Australia and New Zealand Genetics Council. She is well published in peer-reviewed international journals, is actively involved in research and enjoys teaching at all levels.

Dr Wadell-Smith consults at: Hutt St Adelaide.