Dr Jolandi van Heerden

Dr Jolandi van Heerden


Jolandi graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2004 and completed her Radiology training in 2010. Following three years of Neuroradiology sub-speciality fellowship training both at the Neurological Intervention & Imaging Service of Western Australia (NIISwa) and The Royal Melbourne Hospital, she returned to Perth in 2014. She joined Perth Radiological Clinic in that same year, becoming a partner in 2017.


Neuroradiology – brain and spine.

Fellowship Training

Two year diagnostic neuroradiology fellowship, Neurological Intervention & Imaging Service of Western Australia (NIISwa), Perth 2011-2012
One year advanced diagnostic neuroradiology fellowship, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne 2013

Hospital Appointments (Past & Present)

Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Royal Perth Hospital, Perth 2011/12
The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne 2013

Recent Publications

Neuroradiologists Compared with Non-Neuroradiologists in the Detection of New Multiple Sclerosis Plaques. Wang W, Van Heerden J, Tacey MA, Gaillard F. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2017 May 4. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A5185. [Epub ahead of print]​

Spot sign, prognosis and intracerebral haemorrhage. Bates TR, Phatouros CC, Van Heerden J. QJM. 2016 Dec 22. pii: hcw198. doi: 10.1093/qjmed/hcw198. [Epub ahead of print]

Atypical and malignant meningiomas: Considerations for treatment and efficacy of radiotherapy. Cain SA, Smoll NR, Van Heerden J, Tsui A, Drummond KJ. J Clin Neurosci. 2015 Nov;22(11):1742-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2015.03.054.

Improving Multiple Sclerosis Plaque Detection Using a Semiautomated Assistive Approach. Van Heerden J, Rawlinson D, Zhang AM, Chakravorty R, Tacey MA, Desmond PM, Gaillard F. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2015 Aug;36(8):1465-71. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A4375.

Picture-to-puncture time in acute stroke endovascular intervention: are we getting faster? Van Heerden J, Yan B, Churilov L, Dowling RJ, Mitchell PJ. J Neurointerv Surg. 2015 Aug;7(8):564-8. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2014-011177.

Recent Presentations to Conferences/Scientific Meetings

WA Stroke Symposium 2018 and 2019: Imaging approach to acute stroke.
ANZSNR 2017: The role of a diagnostic Neuroradiologist in modern acute stroke management.


2016: Professor Turab Chakera Teaching Award RANZCR WA