Biography

Dr Brendan Gunalingam is an Interventional Cardiologist located at several hospitals in Sydney. He currently holds Public Hospital appointments at St Vincent’s Public Hospital, Gosford District Hospital and Wyong Hospital. He holds Private Hospital appointments at St Vincent’s Private Hospital and Gosford Private Hospital.

Dr Gunalingam specialises complex coronary interventional procedures, structural heart interventions, and certain peripheral interventions. He is an International Proctor for LAA occlusion with the ‘Watchman’ device.

After finishing his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Sydney, Dr Gunalingam completed his basic physician training at The Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, followed by a Cardiology Advanced Training at St Vincent’s Hospital. He obtained his fellowship of The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) in 2000. Following this, he completed sub-specialty training in Interventional Cardiology at St Vincent’s Hospital, The Eastern Heart Clinic, Prince of Wales Hospital. He also moved overseas to undertake further Interventional Cardiology training and work as a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at The Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland.

Dr Gunalingam is also the Director of Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory at Gosford Private Hospital. He has also had numerous Principal and Co-investigator for multi-centre cardiology trials, and has also published and presented at a range of International Scientific Meetings.

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Procedures & Conditions

Procedures Performed
  • Diagnostic Coronary Angiography
  • Right Heart Catheterisation
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Stent Procedures
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • FFR and IVUS Assessment of Coronary Vasculature
  • Chronic Total Occlusion Revascularisation
  • ASD and PFO Closure
  • Left Atrial Appendage Closure Procedures and Valvuloplasties

Experience

  • Interventional Cardiologist
    St. Vincent's Public and Private Hospital Sydney Present
  • Interventional Cardiologist
    Gosford District Public Hospital Present
  • Interventional Cardiologist
    Wyong Hospital Present
  • Interventional Cardiologist; Director of the Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory
    Gosford Private Hospital Present

Memberships

Professional Memberships and Affiliations
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)

  • Fellow of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (FCSANZ)

  • Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (USA)