Dr Emily Granger
MBBS (Hons) FRACS
Areas of Interest
- Heart and lung transplantation
- Transcatheter aortic valve implantation
- Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
St Vincent’s Private Hospital Sydney, NSW
Dr Emily Granger is a cardiothoracic and heart and lung transplant surgeon. She has performed over 1,400 general cardiothoracic operations and over 100 heart and lung transplants.Emily completed her medical degree at the University of Queensland and her surgical fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACP) in 2006. She is involved with the NSW Organ Tissue Donation Service and Deceased Donor Organ Procurement, and, in 2014, was involved in the world’s first successful ‘donation after circulatory death’ heart transplant. Since then, the Transplant Unit at St Vincent’s Hospital has performed 22 procedures of this type.
Emily lectures at the Clinical Medical School at St Vincent’s Hospital and the University of Notre Dame, and is active in teaching medical students, junior doctors and trainee surgeons. She’s an instructor with the RACP and involved with the NSW State Regional Committee. In 2017, she was appointed to the Board of Cardiothoracic Surgical Examiners.