Shiva graduated from Sydney University in 1990. After completing physician training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and advanced training in Cardiology and an imaging fellowship at Prince of Wales Hospital, Shiva has been a dedicated Cardiologist to the Sutherland Shire since 2001. He looks after a broad spectrum of adult cardiac patients and has specific interests in cardiac imaging and medical education. He performs transoesophageal echo and reports cardiac CT. He directs the echo service at Sutherland hospital where he is a senior staff specialist taking care of acute cardiac admissions in a busy on call roster.