A/Prof Robert (Bob) Gerber

FRCP(UK) FRACP PhD

Languages: English

Specialities

  • Cardiology

Mater Hospital, North Sydney, NSW

Mater Clinic Suite 1.15
3-9 Gillies St
North Sydney NSW 2060

T: (02) 8599 7919

F: (02) 8208 9994

Biography

Bob Gerber is a Consultant Cardiologist at Nepean Hospital (Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health Board) and now Consults at the Mater Hospital as part of St Vincent’s Health Australia. He graduated from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Medical School which is part of King’s College London in 2000. He was one of a select few that undertook the MB/PhD programme after being awarded the University of London Carpenter prize for Physiology 1994 and subsequently graduated with both academic and clinical qualifications. He holds dual accreditation in Cardiology and General Internal Medicine on the GMC (UK) specialist register and the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) as well as Cardiology accreditation with the Australian Medical Council (AMC). He was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians London in 2014 and Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2019.

He is also a member of the British and Irish Hypertension Society (BIHS) and the European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (EAPCI). His sub-specialty training in Interventional Cardiology was at Imperial College London (Hammersmith and St Mary’s Hospitals)  and the San Raffaele Hospital and Columbus Hospital in Milan, Italy. He is involved in Research and Teaching and is has published extensively on interventional cardiology and has several published peer reviewed manuscripts on IVUS guided stenting, antiplatelet therapy and the long-term outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in multivessel coronary artery disease and the influence of gender on PCI outcomes.
Bob is an expert in the field of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) guided stent implantation and is also trained in implanting pacemakers and implantable cardio-defibrillators (ICDs) as well as coronary stents. Bob has performed over 5000 cardiac procedures over a 25 year career in Cardiology and General Internal Medicine in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom. He performs complex PCI with Rotablation and is one of a select few that is trained in both antegrade and retrograde CTO PCI (CTO: Chronic total Occlusion). He has consistently demonstrated excellent cardiac care and outcomes as demonstrated by independent audit of his practice from both the Victorian Outcomes Registry (VCOR) in Australia and the UK National Institute of Clinical Outcomes Research (NICOR). He has expertise in hypertension and heart failure as well as heart rhythm disturbances and dyslipidaemia. Recently he was appointed as Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Sydney where he regularly teaches medical students, Intern and advanced trainees. He is involved in research at the University of Sydney exploring the mechanisms behind no-reflow in acute myocardial infarction.

He is a proud father of three and a devoted husband and enjoys cycling, trail-running and time with the family.

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