Prof Robert Whitbourn
MBBS, BSc(Hons), BMedSci, FRACP, FCSANZVisit specialist website
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 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.