Prof Robert Whitbourn

MBBS, BSc(Hons), BMedSci, FRACP, FCSANZ

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Languages: English

Specialities

  • Cardiology

Areas of Interest

  • Ischaemic/valvular heart disease
  • TAVI (percutaneous aortic valve implantation)
  • Renal denervation

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Fitzroy, VIC

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Werribee, VIC

Prof Robert Whitbourn also takes Public Hospital appointments at St Vincent’s Public Hospital Melbourne.

Prof Robert Whitbourn
Suite 3, Level 3, 1
41 Grey Street,
East Melbourne, Vic, 3002

T: (03) 9928 6050

F: (03) 9928 6045

E: heartcentre@svhm.org.au

Werribee Heart
1st Floor, 242 Hoppers Lane
Werribee VIC 3030

T: (03) 9908 2999

E: reception@werribeeheart.com.au

Biography

Prof Robert Whitbourn is an interventional cardiologist consulting at St Vincent’s Private Hospitals. He is an internationally-recognised leader in interventional cardiology, heart disease and novel devices.

Prof Whitbourn has a strong interest in research. He leads numerous international trials of stents and novel cardiac devices and is heading the TAVI team at St Vincent’s, implanting percutaneous aortic valves for severe aortic stenosis.

Rob was an interventional cardiology and research fellow at Stanford University Medical Centre in the US. He has been principal investigator on multiple research projects and numerous first-in-man cardiovascular technologies. He is the current director of the cardiac catheterization laboratories at St Vincent’s Hospital and director of cardiology at St. Vincent’s Private Hospital, Melbourne and Werribee.

Rob has been widely published, being the author of more than 150 papers and has given numerous invited lectures at national or international scientific meetings.