Assoc Prof Jayme Bennetts


Assoc. Prof. Bennetts is trained in both Adult and Paediatric Cardiac Surgery.  While providing a full range of cardiac surgical services, special interest areas are:

Complex Mitral Valve Repair, including rheumatic valvular disease

Complex Aortic and Arch Surgery

TransCatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)

Off Pump Coronary Artery Grafting

Adult Congenital Surgery

Cardiac Surgery in Indigenous Australians

He is currently Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Flinders Medical Centre and a Director of Adelaide Cardiothoracic. Dr Bennetts is also employed by Women's and Children's Hospital and the only surgeon in SA providing Paediatric Cardiac Surgery services.  He is Associate Professor in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Flinders Universtiy. Surgical services are undertaken at:

Flinders Medical Centre

Women's and Children's Hospital

Flinders Private Hospital

Ashford Community Hospital

Calvary Wakefield Hospital

Cardiothoracic Surgery
Areas of Practice
  • Cardiac
  • Thoracic
  • Children
  • Adult Congenital
  • Research
Professional Associations
  • Elected Member - 
  • Member - Clinical Examination Committee
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Member - Clinical Senate
  • SA Health
  • Member - Statewide Surgical Taskforce
  • SA Health 
  • Member - Steering Committee
  • Cardiology Clinical Network
  • SA Health
  • Chair - Government Relations Committee
  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery
Professional Qualifications
  • Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, Flinders University
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Flinders University
  • Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, Australia & New Zealand Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons
  • Fellow, Cardiac Society Australia and New Zealand
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Consulting Rooms & Hospitals
Department of Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, SA, 5042, AustraliaF: +61 8 8404 2019E:
Suite 39, L2, Ashford Specialist Centre, Anzac HighwayAdelaide Cardiothoracic, Ashford, SA, 5035, AustraliaP: (+61) 8 82045618F: (+61) E: