Biography

Dr Graham Meredith is a Cardiothoracic Surgeon located in Western Sydney. He is a visiting medical officer at Westmead Public, Westmead Private, Blacktown Hospital and Norwest Private Hospital.

Dr Meredith has a special interest in adult general cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, total arterial revascularisation, minimal access techniques, TAVI, defibrillation and pacing insertion, and video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS).

Dr Meredith completed his medical studies at the University of New South Wales followed by his basic surgical training, and specialty cardiothoracic training at various hospitals in Melbourne and Sydney.

In 2015, he commenced a clinical fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute in Ottawa, Canada, focusing on minimal access cardiac surgery for both coronary revascularisation and valve repair/replacement. Additionally, he also completed training in transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI).

Dr Meredith has research interests in coronary revascularisation and thoracic oncology. He has contributed his knowledge and experience to journal articles and invited presentations.

Procedures & Conditions

Procedures Performed
  • Adult General Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Total Arterial Revascularisation
  • Minimal Access Coronary and Valve Surgery
  • Minimal Access Lung Resection
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
  • Pacemaker and Defibrillator Insertions
  • Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)
Conditions Treated
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Arrhythmias
  • Lung Cancer

Experience

  • VMO Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    Westmead Public and Private Hospital 2016 - Present
  • VMO Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    Blacktown Hospital 2016 - Present
  • VMO Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    Norwest Private Hospital 2016 - Present
  • VMO Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    Sydney Adventist Hospital 2016 - Present
  • Clinical Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgery
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute 2015 - 2016

Memberships

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

Research & Publications

Publications

1. A rare case of right pulmonary segmental artery dissection following pacemaker insertion. Zhong W, Meredith G. BMJ Case Rep, Feb 2018. DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2017-223541

2. Invited Commentary: Impact of Total Arterial Reconstruction on Long-Term Mortality and Morbidity: Off-Pump Total Arterial Reconstruction Versus Non-Total Arterial Reconstruction. Meredith G, Glineur D, Ruel M. Ann Thorac Surg, Dec 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.06.023

3. Fatty infiltration of an aortic valve. Meredith G, Ramponi F, Scurry JP, Singh T. Ann Thorac Surg, Aug 2013. DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.12.061

4. Operative management of flail chest with anatomical locking plates (MatrixRib). Ramponi F, Meredith GT, Bendinelli C, Söderlund T. ANZ J Surg, Sep 2012. DOI: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2012.06159.x

5. Glucagon-like peptide-1 enhances the production of insulin in insulin-producing cells derived from mouse embryonic stem cells. Journal of Endocrinology (2005) 186, 343-352.

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Presentations

  • Poster Presentation: Glucagon-like peptide-1 promotes differentiation of insulin-producing cells from mouse embryonic stem cells. International Society of Stem Cell Research.  11/06/2004, Boston, MA, USA.
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