Biography

Dr Glenn McKay is a Cardiothoracic Surgeon located in Canberra, ACT. He currently consults at the National Capital Private Hospital, Canberra Hospital, and Canberra Vascular Surgery.

Dr McKay completed his Bachelor of Science followed by a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. Throughout this time he received a number of undergraduate academic awards including the BM Colls Prize, McGraw Hi Read More...

Procedures & Conditions

Procedures Performed
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery with Total Arterial Revascularisation
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Aortic Root Surgery
  • Ventricular Assist Devices
  • Cardiac Transplantation
  • Atrial Arrhythmia Surgery
  • Arrhythmia Surgery
Conditions Treated
  • Adult Valvular Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Arrhytmias
  • Aortic Valve Disease

Experience

  • Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon and Senior Staff Specialist
    Canberra Hospital 2014 - Present
  • Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    National Capital Private Hospital 2014 - Present
  • Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    Capital and Coast DHB, Wellington, New Zealand 2008 - 2014
  • Senior Clinical Fellow, Cardiovascular Surgery
    Emory Crawford Long Hospital & Emory University Hospital 2008
  • Senior Clinical Fellow, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
    University of Virginia, Virginia, USA 2007

Memberships

Professional Memberships and Affiliations
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery

Awards
  • 2007

    Hugh Johnston Travel Grant

  • 2005

    Green Lane Research Trust Travelling Fellow Grant

  • 2004

    Edwards Lifesciences Travelling Scholarship

  • 1995

    JM Watt Prize - Paediatrics and Child Health

  • 1994

    Charles Hastings Memorial Medal (Medicine), Denis Stewart Prize (Pathology)

  • 1993

    BM Colls Prize (Medicine), McGraw Hill Prize

  • 1992

    University of Otago Senior Scholarship in Medicine, Sydney Champtaloup Memorial Prize in Medical Microbiology

  • 1990

    University of Otago Award in Science

Research & Publications

Publications

1. Bissett IP, McKay GS, Parry BR, Hill GL. Results of Extrafascial Excision and Conventional Surgery for Rectal Cancer at Auckland Hospital.  Aust N.Z. J. Surg (2000) 70, 704-9.

2. McKay GS, Bunton R, Galvin I, Shaw D, Singh H.  Infectious Endocarditis – a Twelve year Surgical Outcome Series.  NZ Med J. (2002) March 124-126.

3. McKay GS, Finucane AK, Kerr AR, Kasahara, Raudkivi PJ, Gentles TL, Wilson NJ, Skinner JR. Outcome Monitoring of Congenital Cardiac Surgery in Auckland, New Zealand.  Re-submitted to Aust. N.Z. J. Surg. (revision requested)

4. McKay GS, Arlet V, Kern J, Lau C, Jones D, Kozower B.  A Bilobed Thoracic Outlet Mass: Options for Resection. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2008:1-2.

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