A/Prof Mayooran Namasivayam
MBBS(1st Class Hons.), BSc(Med)Hons(1st Class), PhD, FRACP, FCSANZ, FACC
Areas of Interest
- Valvular Heart Disease
- Heart Failure
- Structural interventional echocardiography
- General cardiology
St Vincent’s Private Hospital Sydney, NSW
Associate Professor Mayooran Namasivayam is a consultant cardiologist and cardiac imaging specialist at the St Vincent’s Hospital Campus, Sydney. He manages patients across the spectrum of cardiovascular disease but has particular expertise in managing patients with valvular heart diseases, systolic and diastolic heart failure, cardiomyopathy and hypertension.A/Prof Namasivayam serves as the Associate Director of Echocardiography at St Vincent’s Hospital and is also actively involved in the structural heart interventional program as an interventional echocardiography specialist.
Graduating medical school from the University of New South Wales, A/Prof Namasivayam completed internal medicine and specialist cardiology training at St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, which included training in advanced heart failure and cardiac transplant medicine. He then completed a PhD in cardiovascular physiology at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, St Vincent’s Hospital and UNSW. Following this, he spent two years in Boston where he completed a Clinical and Research Fellowship in Advanced Echocardiography at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University.
A/Prof Namasivayam has expertise in providing procedural image planning and guidance for a variety of minimally invasive transcatheter procedures including transcatheter heart valve repair and replacement (including transcatheter aortic, mitral and tricuspid valve repair and replacement), atrial and ventricular septal defect repair, left atrial appendage closure and prosthetic paravalvular leak repair.
In addition to his clinical work, A/Prof Namasivayam is actively involved in teaching and research. He serves as Faculty and Laboratory Head of the Heart Valve Disease and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, where he leads research into heart valve diseases using state-of-the-art cardiac imaging and machine learning techniques. He has also published extensively in and reviewed leading international medical journals, written multiple cardiology textbook chapters and speaks regularly at international meetings.