Dr James Otton is a Consultant Cardiologist at the St Vincent’s Private Hospital Sydney and Liverpool Hospital. He has a special interest in cardiac imaging, advanced heart failure management, cardiac transplantation, and the management of complex cardiac conditions including valvular heart disease.

Dr Otton is a clinical faculty member of the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute and Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the University of New South Wales.

He has completed fellowships in advanced cardiac imaging at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney and Guy’s and Thomas Hospital, King’s College London. Dr Otton has received the highest international SCMR Level 3 Certification in Cardiac MRI diagnostics and the highest qualifications in cardiovascular CT.

In addition to his medical qualifications, James has also completed a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Masters in Biomedical Engineering and has completed a PhD which focused on the early detection of cardiovascular disease from the University of New South Wales and the Victor Chang Cardiac Institute.


Procedures & Conditions

Procedures Performed
  • General Cardiology
  • Advanced Cardiac Imaging
  • Preventative Cardiology
  • Cardiac CT
  • Echocardiography
  • MRI
  • Cardiac Transplantation
Conditions Treated
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Cardio-Oncology
  • Advanced Heart Failure


  • Consultant Cardiologist
    St Vincent's Hospital Sydney Present
  • Consultant Cardiologist
    Liverpool Hospital Present
  • Conjoint Senior Lecturer
    University of New South Wales Present
  • Clinical Faculty Member
    Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute Present


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

  • Fellow of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (FSCCT)

  • Foundation Year Graduate's Medal from the University of New South Wales

  • 2012

    Young Investigator Award from the International Society of Cardiovascular CT