Biography

Dr Sinjini Biswas is a General Cardiologist specialising in the assessment and management of a wide range of cardiac conditions, including chest pain, syncope, ischemic heart disease, valvular heart disease, and heart failure. Dr Biswas currently holds clinical positions at both The Alfred Hospital and Cabrini Hospital Malvern.

Dr Biswas earned her medical degree from the University of Melbourne and was honoured with a Bachelor of Medic Read More...

Procedures & Conditions

Procedures Performed
  • Intravascular Imaging
  • Calcific Coronary Artery Disease Treatment
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Heart Catheterisation
  • Cardiac CT Imaging
  • Echocardiography
Conditions Treated
  • Chest Pain
  • Syncope
  • Ischaemic Heart Disease
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure
  • Myocardial Infarction

Experience

  • General Cardiologist
    Cabrini Hospital Malvern Present
  • General Cardiologist
    The Alfred Hospital Present
  • Rural & Regional Cardiology Experience
    Bendigo Health
  • General Medicine Trainee/Cardiology Advanced Trainee
    Royal Melbourne Hospital

Memberships & Affiliations

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

Awards
  • National Heart Foundation Scholarship

  • National Health and Medical Research Council Scholarship

  • Monash University Scholarship

Research & Publications

Publications

1. Dawson, Luke & Rashid, M. & Dinh, D. & Brennan, A. & Bloom, Jason & Biswas, Sinjini & Lefkovits, J. & Shaw, James & Chan, William & Clark, David & Oqueli, E. & Hiew, Chin & Freeman, Melvyn & Taylor, Andrew & Reid, Christopher & Ajani, A. & Kaye, D. & Mamas, M. & Stub, Dion. (2023). Prediction of No-reflow in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndromes Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 32. S113-S114. 10.1016/j.hlc.2023.06.732.

2. Mundisugih, Juan & Gao, Caroline & Ikin, Jillian & Abramson, Michael & Brown, David & Biswas, Sinjini & Dewar, Elizabeth & Liew, Danny & Stub, Dion. (2022). Vascular Responses Among Adults Four Years Post Exposure to 6 Weeks of Smoke from the Hazelwood Coal Mine Fire. Vascular Health and Risk Management. Volume 18. 253-265. 10.2147/VHRM.S339439.

3. Dawson, Luke & Nehme, Emily & Nehme, Ziad & Bloom, Jason & Biswas, Sinjini & Cox, Shelley & Anderson, David & Stephenson, Michael & Lefkovits, Jeffrey & Taylor, Andrew & Kaye, David & Smith, Karen & Stub, Dion. (2022). Association of Socioeconomic Status With Outcomes and Care Quality in Patients Presenting With Undifferentiated Chest Pain in the Setting of Universal Health Care Coverage. Journal of the American Heart Association. 11. 10.1161/JAHA.121.024923.

4. Dawson, Luke & Biswas, Sinjini & Lefkovits, Jeffrey & Stub, Dion & Burchill, Luke & Evans, Sue & Reid, Christopher & Eccleston, David. (2021). Characteristics and Quality of National Cardiac Registries: A Systematic Review. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 14. 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.121.007963.

5. Biswas, Sinjini & Đinh, Diễm & Duffy, Stephen & Brennan, Angela & Liew, Danny & Chan, William & Cox, Nicholas & Reid, Christopher & Lefkovits, Jeffrey & Stub, Dion. (2021). Characteristics and outcomes of unsuccessful percutaneous coronary intervention. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 99. 10.1002/ccd.29886.

6. Noaman, Samer & Đinh, Diễm & Reid, Christopher & Brennan, Angela & Clark, David & Shaw, James & Freeman, Melanie & Sebastian, Martin & Oqueli, Ernesto & Ajani, Andrew & Walton, Antony & Bloom, Jason & Biswas, Sinjini & Stub, Dion & Duffy, Stephen & Chan, William. (2021). Comparison of Outcomes of Coronary Artery Disease Treated by Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in 3 Different Age Groups (65 Years). The American Journal of Cardiology. 152. 10.1016/j.amjcard.2021.05.002.

7. Biswas, Sinjini & Đinh, Diễm & Andrianopoulos, Nick & Lefkovits, Jeffrey & Ajani, Andrew & Duffy, Stephen & Chan, William & Walton, Antony & Brennan, Angela & Clark, David & Hiew, Chin & Oqueli, Ernesto & Reid, Christopher & Stub, Dion & Eccleston, David. (2021). Comparison of Long-Term Outcomes After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients With Insulin-Treated vs. Non-Insulin Treated Diabetes Mellitus. The American Journal of Cardiology. 148. 10.1016/j.amjcard.2021.02.025.

8. Betts, Juliana & Dewar, Elizabeth & Stub, Dion & Gao, Caroline & Brown, David & Ikin, Jillian & Zeleke, Berihun & Biswas, Sinjini & Abramson, Michael & Liew, Danny. (2021). Markers of Cardiovascular Disease among Adults Exposed to Smoke from the Hazelwood Coal Mine Fire. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18. 1587. 10.3390/ijerph18041587.

9. Papapostolou, Stavroula & Dinh, Diem & Noaman, Samer & Biswas, Sinjini & Duffy, Stephen & Stub, Dion & Shaw, James & Walton, Antony & Sharma, Anand & Brennan, Angela & Clark, David & Freeman, Melanie & Yip, Thomas & Ajani, Andrew & Reid, Christopher & Oqueli, Ernesto & Chan, William. (2021). Effect of Age on Clinical Outcomes in Elderly Patients (>80 Years) Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Insights From a Multi-Centre Australian PCI Registry. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 30. 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.12.003.

10. Dawson, Luke & Biswas, Sinjini & Burchill, L. & Stub, D. & Lefkovits, J. & Reid, Christopher & Eccleston, David. (2020). 664 Heterogeneity of Design and Quality Among National Congenital Heart Disease Registries. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 29. S335-S336. 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.09.671.

11. Dawson, Luke & Biswas, Sinjini & Stub, D. & Lefkovits, J. & Burchill, L. & Reid, Christopher & Eccleston, David. (2020). 514 National Cardiac Registries: A Systematic Review. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 29. S268. 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.09.521.

12. Dawson, Luke & Biswas, Sinjini & Stub, D & Lefkovits, J & Burchill, L & Reid, Christopher & Eccleston, David. (2020). National cardiac registries: a systematic review. European Heart Journal. 41. 10.1093/ehjci/ehaa946.3564.

13. Biswas, Sinjini & Dinh, D & Lucas, Mark & Duffy, S.J & Brennan, Angela & Liew, Danny & Cox, N & Nadurata, V & Reid, Christopher & Lefkovits, J & Stub, D. (2020). Incidence, causes and predictors of unplanned hospital readmission after percutaneous coronary intervention. European Heart Journal. 41. 10.1093/ehjci/ehaa946.3527.

14. Noaman, Samer & O’Brien, Jessica & Andrianopoulos, Nick & Brennan, Angela & Đinh, Diễm & Reid, Christopher & Sharma, Anand & Chan, William & Clark, David & Stub, Dion & Biswas, Sinjini & Freeman, Melanie & Ajani, Andrew & Yip, Thomas & Duffy, Stephen & Oqueli, Ernesto. (2020). Clinical outcomes following ST‐elevation myocardial infarction secondary to stent thrombosis treated by percutaneous coronary intervention. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 96. 10.1002/ccd.28802.

15. Noaman, Samer & Andrianopoulos, Nick & Brennan, Angela & Đinh, Diễm & Reid, Christopher & Stub, Dion & Biswas, Sinjini & Clark, David & Shaw, James & Ajani, Andrew & Freeman, Melanie & Yip, Thomas & Oqueli, Ernesto & Walton, Antony & Duffy, Stephen & Chan, William. (2020). Outcomes of cardiogenic shock complicating acute coronary syndromes. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 96. 10.1002/ccd.28759.

16. Biswas, Sinjini & Đinh, Diễm & Lucas, Mark & Duffy, Stephen & Brennan, Angela & Liew, Danny & Cox, Nicholas & Smith, Karen & Nehme, Emily & Nehme, Ziad & Reid, Christopher & Lefkovits, Jeffrey & Stub, Dion. (2019). Impact of Limited English Proficiency on Presentation and Clinical Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. European heart journal. Quality of care & clinical outcomes. 6. 10.1093/ehjqcco/qcz061.

17. Biswas, Sinjini & Andrianopoulos, Nick & Đinh, Diễm & Duffy, Stephen & Lefkovits, Jeffrey & Brennan, Angela & Noaman, Samer & Ajani, Andrew & Clark, David & Freeman, Melanie & Oqueli, Ernesto & Hiew, Chin & Reid, Christopher & Stub, Dion & Chan, William. (2019). Association of Body Mass Index and Extreme Obesity With Long‐Term Outcomes Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Journal of the American Heart Association. 8. 10.1161/JAHA.119.012860.

18. Biswas, Sinjini & Dinh, D & Noaman, Samer & Duffy, S & Lefkovits, J & Brennan, Angela & Ajani, A & Clark, David & Freeman, Melvyn & Oqueli, E & Hiew, C & Reid, C & Stub, D & Chan, William. (2019). P5290Impact of extreme obesity on long-term outcomes following percutaneous coronary intervention. European Heart Journal. 40. 10.1093/eurheartj/ehz746.0261.

19. Biswas, Sinjini & Dinh, D & Lucas, Mark & Duffy, S & Brennan, Angela & Liew, Danny & Cox, N & Neil, Christopher & Reid, C & Lefkovits, J & Stub, D. (2019). P2654Impact of cultural and linguistic diversity on ischaemic time and clinical outcomes in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). European Heart Journal. 40. 10.1093/eurheartj/ehz748.0975.

20. Warren, Josephine & Nanayakkara, Shane & Andrianopoulos, Nick & Brennan, A.L. & Đinh, Diễm & Yudi, Matias & Clark, D.J. & Ajani, Andrew & Reid, Christopher & Selkrig, Laura & Shaw, James & Hiew, Chin & Freeman, Melanie & Kaye, David & Kingwell, Bronwyn & Dart, Anthony & Duffy, Stephen & Reid, C. & Ajani, Andrew & Investigators, Melbourne. (2019). Impact of Pre-Procedural Blood Pressure on Long-Term Outcomes Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 73. 2846-2855. 10.1016/j.jacc.2019.03.493.

21. Biswas, Sinjini & Brennan, Angela & Duffy, Stephen & Andrianopoulos, Nick & Chan, William & Walton, Antony & Noaman, Samer & Shaw, James & Ajani, Andrew & Clark, David & Freeman, Melanie & Hiew, Chin & Oqueli, Ernesto & Lefkovits, Jeffrey & Reid, Christopher & Stub, Dion. (2019). The Impact of Out-of-Hours Presentation on Clinical Outcomes in ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 29. 10.1016/j.hlc.2019.05.184.

22. Noaman, Samer & Andrianopolous, N. & Brennan, Angela & Reid, C. & Stub, D. & Biswas, Sinjini & Walton, A. & Clark, David & Ajani, A. & Freeman, M. & Shaw, James & Oqueli, E. & Yip, Thomas & Duffy, S. & Chan, William. (2019). Characteristics of Patients with Cardiogenic Shock Complicating Acute Coronary Syndrome and its Influence on Clinical Outcomes. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 28. 10.1016/j.hlc.2019.06.591.

23. Biswas, Sinjini & Dinh, D. & Lefkovits, J. & Ajani, A. & Duffy, S. & Brennan, Angela & Chan, William & Bluzstein, D. & Clark, David & Hiew, C. & Oqueli, E. & Reid, C. & Stub, D. & Eccleston, David. (2019). Gradient of Outcomes by Treatment Intensity in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 28. 10.1016/j.hlc.2019.06.626.

24. Blusztein, David & Biswas, Sinjini & Stub, D. & Ajani, A. & Brennan, Angela & Duffy, S. & Chan, William & Clark, David & Freeman, M. & Oquieli, E. & Reid, C. & Lefkovits, J. & Yudi, Matias & Dawson, Luke & Murphy, Alexandra & Eccleston, David. (2019). Long-term Outcomes of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus: Results from a Large Multi-centre Australian Registry. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 28. 10.1016/j.hlc.2019.06.650.

25. Blusztein, David & Biswas, Sinjini & Lefkovits, J. & Ajani, A. & Brennan, Angela & Stub, D. & Duffy, S. & Chan, William & Clark, David & Freeman, M. & Oqueli, E. & Reid, C. & Yudi, Matias & Hutchison, A. & Dawson, Luke & Murphy, Alexandra & Eccleston, David. (2019). What is the Optimal Drug-Eluting Stent for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients with Insulin-Treated vs. Non-Insulin Treated Diabetes?. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 28. 10.1016/j.hlc.2019.06.713.

26. Koh, J. & Dinh, D. & Biswas, Sinjini & Tan, Captain & Warren, Josephine & Brennan, Angela & Lefkovits, J. & Reid, C. & Stub, D. & Duffy, S.. (2019). Optimal Door-to-balloon Time for Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for ST-elevation Myocardial Infarction. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 28. 10.1016/j.hlc.2019.06.659.

27. Biswas, Sinjini & Dinh, D. & Lucas, Mark & Duffy, S. & Brennan, Angela & Liew, Danny & Cox, N. & Neil, Christopher & Reid, C. & Lefkovits, J. & Stub, D.. (2019). Impact of Limited English Proficiency on Ischaemic Time and Clinical Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for ST-elevation Myocardial Infarction. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 28. 10.1016/j.hlc.2019.06.630.

28. Biswas, Sinjini & Dinh, D. & Duffy, S. & Brennan, Angela & Liew, Danny & Cox, N. & Nadurata, V. & Reid, C. & Lefkovits, J. & Stub, D.. (2019). Incidence, Predictors and Outcomes of Failed Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Contemporary Australian Practice. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 28. 10.1016/j.hlc.2019.06.636.

29. Biswas, Sinjini & Andrianopoulos, Nick & Duffy, Stephen & Lefkovits, Jeffrey & Brennan, Angela & Walton, Antony & Chan, William & Noaman, Samer & Shaw, James & Ajani, Andrew & Clark, David & Freeman, Melanie & Hiew, Chin & Oqueli, Ernesto & Reid, Christopher & Stub, Dion. (2019). Impact of Socioeconomic Status on Clinical Outcomes in Patients With ST-Segment–Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 12. 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.118.004979.

30. Biswas, Sinjini & Lefkovits, Jeffrey & Liew, Danny & Gale, Chris & Reid, Christopher & Stub, Dion. (2018). Characteristics of National and Major Regional Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Registries: A Structured Literature Review. EuroIntervention : journal of EuroPCR in collaboration with the Working Group on Interventional Cardiology of the European Society of Cardiology. 14. 10.4244/EIJ-D-18-00434.

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