Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Accredited Rotations and Supervisors

The Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery allocates trainees to a rotation/s for each year of accredited training. Trainee preferences will be considered but the Board retains discretionary power with respect to trainee allocation. Applicants and current trainees should be aware that a component of training may take place in any accredited institution. Trainees will be required to move during their period of training.

Hospitals accredited to provide surgical education and training in Cardiothoracic Surgery are:

Accredited Rotations and Supervisors

Hospital Region Posts Duration (Years) Supervisor
Children's Hospital at Westmead NSW 1 x SET2+ 0.5 or 1 A/Prof Richard Chard
John Hunter Hospital NSW 1 x SET1
1 x SET2+
2 Mr Taranpreet Singh
Liverpool Hospital NSW 1 x SET 2+ 1 Dr Rebecca Dignan
Prince of Wales Hospital NSW 1 x SET2+ 2 Mr Zakir Akhunji
Royal North Shore Hospital NSW 1 x SET2+ 2 Mr Manu Mathur
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital NSW 1 x SET2+ (Cardiac)
1 x SET2+ (Thoracic)
2* Mr Michael Byrom
St George Hospital NSW 1 x SET2+ 2 Mr Con Manganas
St Vincent's Hospital NSW 1 x SET1
1 x SET2+
1 x SET2+ (Transplant)
2* Mr Paul Jansz
Westmead Hospital NSW 1 x SET1
1 x SET2+
2 Mr Ian Nicholson
Princess Alexandra Hospital QLD 2 x SET2+ 2 Mr Wingchi Lo
The Prince Charles Hospital QLD 1 x SET2+ 2* Mr Andrew Clarke
Townsville Hospital QLD 1 x SET1
1 x SET2+
1 Mr Sumit Yadav
Flinders Medical Centre SA
 1 x SET 2+
2 Dr Gregory Rice
Royal Adelaide Hospital SA 1 x SET1
1 x SET2+
2 Mr Michael Worthington
Alfred Hospital VIC 2 x  SET 2+
(1 post unavailable 2015)
1 Mr Adam Zimmet
Austin Hospital VIC
1 x SET2+ (Cardiac)
1 x SET2+ (Thoracic)
(unavailable 2015)
2* Mr Siven Seevanayagam (Cardiac)
Mr Simon Knight (Thoracic)
Epworth Private Hospital, Richmond Campus VIC 1 x SET1 1 Mr Peter Skillington/Mr Aubrey Almeida
Geelong Hospital VIC 1 x SET1 (unavailable 2015)
1 x SET 2+
1 Mr Cheng-Hon Yap
Monash Medical Centre VIC 1 x SET1
(unavailable 2015)
1 x SET2+
2 Mr Jacob Goldstein
Royal Children's Hospital VIC 1 x SET2+ 0.5 or 1 Mr Yves d'Udekem
Royal Melbourne Hospital VIC 1 x SET2+ 2 Mr John Goldblatt
St Vincent's Hospital VIC 1 x SET2+ (Cardiac)
(unavailable 2015)
1 x SET2+ (Thoracic)
2* Mr Philip Davies (Cardiac)
Mr Naveed Alam (Thoracic)
Royal Hobart Hospital TAS 1 x SET1+ 1 Mr Ashutosh Hardikar
Royal Perth Hospital WA 1 x SET1
1 x SET2+
2 Mr Christopher Merry
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital WA 1 x SET1 (unavailable 2015)
1 x SET2+
1 Mr Pragnesh Joshi
Auckland City Hospital NZ 2 x SET2+ 2 Mr Nicholas Kang
Christchurch Hospital NZ 1 x SET1
1 x SET 2+
2 Mr David Shaw
Dunedin Hospital NZ 1 x SET1 (unavailable 2015)
1 x SET2+
2 Mr Ivor Galvin
Waikato Hospital NZ 1 x SET1 
1 x SET2+
1 Mr Grant Parkinson
Wellington Hospital NZ
 1 x SET2+
2 Mr James McGiven

* Duration for Thoracic post is one (1) year.