Mr Michael Worthington


Michael Worthington holds Specialist Qualifications in Cardiothoracic Surgery from both South Africa and Australia. He is trained and experienced in all aspects of Adult and Paediatric Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery as well as Transplantation. He provides a wide range of cardiothoracic surgical procedures and has special interests in:

        a) Cardiac Surgery:     Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Complex Valve Repair Surgery, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Aortic Surgery, Arrhythmia Surgery, Endoscopic Leg Vein Harvesting

        b) Thoracic Surgery:    Complex Lung Cancer Surgery,  Chest Wall Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

He is the Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Royal Adelaide Hospital running a busy Unit specialising in Complex Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgical Training and Research.  

Surgical Services are provided at:    Royal Adelaide Hospital

                                                          Calvary Wakefield Hospital

                                                           Ashford Hospital

                                                           St Andrews Hospital

Cardiothoracic Surgery
Areas of Practice
  • Cardiac
  • Thoracic
  • Children
Professional Associations
  • Australian ampb New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons
Professional Qualifications
  • B.Sc. MB.ChB. FCS(SA)
Consulting Rooms & Hospitals
Royal Adelaide HospitalRoyal Adelaide Hospital Dept of Cardiothoracic Surgery , Port Road, Adelaide, SA, 5000, AustraliaF: +61 8 8388 5328E: [email protected]