Cardiothoracic Surgery

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The Find a Surgeon directory is a listing of active Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons who meet the requirements of the College's Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program and have opted to be on the list. This list excludes retired or inactive Fellows.

 

Training in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery

The Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery considers that credentialling in paediatric cardiac surgery can only be achieved after post-fellowship training.

The Board encourages trainees to rotate through one of the hospitals offering paediatric cardiac surgery (Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Westmead Children's Hospital, Royal Perth Hospital - on rotation to Princess Margaret Hospital and the Mater Misericordiae Hospital) for six months, preferably in the second or third year of Cardiothoracic Surgery training.

Should a trainee spend six months in a paediatric cardiac surgery post, then the criteria for minimal operative experience may be reduced. The reduction will be determined on a case by case basis and at the discretion of the Board.