I am a cardiothoracic surgeon with special interests in all aspects of lung cancer surgery, particularly minimally invasive lung resection, and early recovery after surgery programmes.
I also have an interest in aortic procedures, including, heart transplantation and LVAD insertion, mitral valve repair, aortic valve replacement, atrial fibrillation surgery, and arterial coronary revascularisation.
I completed my undergraduate degree at The University of Melbourne and completed my postgraduate training at St Vincent’s Hospital, The Alfred, and The Austin.
I then undertook an aortic surgery fellowship at The Austin and have worked as a consultant cardiothoracic surgeon since 2008.
In 2010, after three years as a consultant in Melbourne, I took up a position at The Royal Perth Hospital, which was followed by a position at Fiona Stanley Hospital in Western Australia as the clinical lead for lung cancer surgery and as a cardiothoracic transplant surgeon.
I returned to The Alfred in 2022 as deputy director of cardiothoracic and transplant surgery.
I hold an Associate Professorship at Notre Dame University, Fremantle and teach and examine medical students at Monash Health. I am also on the board of cardiothoracic surgery at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.