Dr William Shi


Dr. William Shi is an Attending Cardiovascular Surgeon with the Northwell Health System at North Shore University Hospital and Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, NY, USA.

William obtained his Medical Degree from the University of Melbourne in Australia in 2010 and trained in Cardiothoracic Surgery in Melbourne, obtaining board certification and Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in 2020. During training, William completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Melbourne investigating heart failure, obtaining a PhD in 2017.
From 2020-2022, William undertook Advanced Clinical Fellowship training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital, both affiliates of Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA, gaining experience performing mitral valve, aortic valve and aortic root surgery. while also cross-training in transcatheter interventional procedures for valvular heart disease.
William joined the Northwell Health System in New York, USA in 2022 and focuses on conventional, minimally-invasive and transcatheter surgery for valve disease as well as the liberal usage of arterial conduits for coronary artery surgery. William also serves as a site investigator for several multicenter clinical trials in cardiac surgery being conducted at the national and international level.

William is a recipient of the 2020 Society of Thoracic Surgeons Michael J. Davidson Structural Heart Fellowship Award, a Foundation for Surgery Research Scholarship from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. a Postgraduate Research Scholarship from the National Heart Foundation of Australia, a Research Scholarship from the Australia and New Zealand Society for Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons, as well multiple scholarships from the University of Melbourne. He has published over 50 original manuscripts and book chapters and presented at scientific meetings in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.


MBBS University of Melbourne 2010

PhD University of Melbourne 2017


   Austin Hospital 2011

   St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne 2012-2013

Cardiothoracic Surgery Training:

   John Hunter Hospital 2014

   Royal Children's Hospital 2015

   Monash Medical Centre 2016-2017

   Alfred Hospital 2018-2019

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA 2020-2021

Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, USA 2021-2022

Cardiovascular Surgeon, Northwell Health System, New York, USA, 2022 - present

Cardiothoracic Surgery
Areas of Practice
  • Cardiac
Professional Qualifications
  • MBBS 2010
  • PhD 2017
  • FRACS 2019
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Consulting Rooms & Hospitals
100 East 77th StLenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, , 10075, United States of AmericaP: +1 (516) 562-5970E: [email protected]W: www.northwell.edu
300 Community DriveNorth Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York, , 11030, United States of AmericaP: +1 (516) 562-5970E: [email protected]W: www.northwell.edu