Biography

Associate Professor Andrew Burns is an Interventional and Echo Cardiologist at St Vincent’s Private and Public Hospitals in Melbourne. He has a special interest in cardiac catheterisation, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), coronary physiology, valvular heart disease, and pulmonary hypertension.

Andrew initially completed a Bachelor of Medical Science in Oxford, United Kingdom, before his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Melbourne, graduating with Honours. He completed his advanced cardiology training at Monash Medical Centre and St Vincent’s Hospital, obtaining his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP). He┬ácompleted a Doctor of Medicine focusing on cardiac physiology and haemodynamics, followed by a two-year interventional cardiology fellowship.

A/Prof Burns has strong research interests in the assessment of pulmonary and coronary physiology with novel invasive techniques and non-invasive echocardiographic techniques. Outside of his clinical positions, he is a Co-Supervisor of high degree medical students researching pulmonary hypertension and a co-investigator on multicentre trials of coronary stent technologies.

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