Prof Peter Barlis
MBBS, MPH, PHD, FESC, FACC, FCSANZ, FSCAI, FRSA, MAICD, FRACPVisit specialist website
Areas of Interest
- Interventional cardiology Optical coherence tomography
St Vincent’s Private Hospital Fitzroy, VIC
Professor Peter Barliss is a Melbourne-based cardiologist who takes a holistic approach to the treatment of people with cardiac conditions in a caring and professional manner.Professor Barliss is a pioneer in interventional cardiology, dealing with treatment of blockages in the arteries.
Peter introduced and utilises, optical coherence tomography (OCT) which uses laser light to scan inside the arteries of the heart to assess disease and plaque build-up.
Peter leads national and international clinical trials and continues to attract considerable funding to head the cardiovascular innovations research team at the University of Melbourne Medical and Engineering Schools.
He has published more than 130 peer-reviewed journal articles, is the editor and author of more than 5 textbooks and frequently features in the media discussing new developments in the treatment of heart disease.