A/Prof David L Prior


Languages: English


  • Cardiology

Areas of Interest

  • Echo

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Fitzroy, VIC

St Vincent’s Heart Centre
Level 2, Healy Wing
41 Victoria Pde,
Fitzroy VIC 3065

T: (03) 9231 3000

F: (03) 9231 3333

E: heartcentre@svhm.org.au


A/Prof David Prior is a Melbourne-based cardiologist and the Deputy Director of Cardiology at St Vincent’s Hospital. He has expertise in the management of pulmonary hypertension, echocardiography, heart failure and abnormal cardiovascular function.

A/Prof Prior is the director of non-invasive cardiac imaging at St Vincent’s Hospital.

David undertook his advanced cardiology training, including heart failure and transplantation, at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne. He followed this with a PhD examining abnormal vascular function in heart failure at the Baker Heart Research Institute and Alfred Hospital.

David travelled overseas to further advance his skills in 1998 and completed a 2-year advanced fellowship in echocardiography at The Cleveland Clinic in the USA. Upon his return to Melbourne, David took up a position at St Vincent’s Hospital. His main clinical and research interests are in echocardiography, pulmonary hypertension, sports cardiology and heart failure management.