Dr Sameer Thakur
Sameer is an Australian trained Cardiothoracic Surgeon and is admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. His surgical education and training was undertaken across Australia at major tertiary hospitals, which include the Royal Hobart Hospital, Sir Charles Gairnder Hospital, Royal Adelaide Hospital, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne, University Hospital Geelong, and Monash Medical Centre.
Sameer is trained in all aspects of adult cardiac and thoracic surgery. He has particular interests in surgical revascularisation for ischaemic heart disease, aortic surgery, mitral valve repair, and thoracic surgical oncology including minimally invasive thoracic surgery. He is currently undertaking a fellowship in advanced aortic surgery and valve repair surgery at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
Sameer has contributed to research in the field of Cardiothoracic Surgery and has presented at conferences both locally and nationally, and has published manuscripts in national and international peer-reviewed journals. He is actively involved in the education of medical students as well the supervision and teaching of junior medical staff. Sameer continues to build upon his own surgical practice through ongoing professional development.
- Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
- Australian & New Zealand Society of Cardiac & Thoracic Surgeons
- Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Cardiothoracic Surgery)
- Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery with Honours, Flinders University
- Bachelor of Physiotherapy, University of South Australia