Biography

Dr Sylvio Provenzano is a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Queensland with over 25 years of experience in cardiac, thoracic and congenital cardiothoracic surgery.

He has a special interest in all aspects of cardiothoracic surgery such as coronary artery bypass grafts, transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), aortic valve disease, valve repair and replacement, transplantation and mechanical support, lung cancer and resection, Read More...

Procedures & Conditions

Procedures Performed
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)
  • Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (SAVR)
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Repair
  • Lung Resection
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Root Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Portacath
  • Minimally Invasive and Open Lobectomies and Pneumonectomies with Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cardiothoracic Emergency Surgery
  • ECMO – Heart and Lung Assistance
  • Congenital Malformations
  • Pacemaker Implantation
Conditions Treated
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Primary or Metastatic Lung Cancer
  • Endocarditis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Tricuspid Regurgitation
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Enlarged Intrathoracic Lymph Nodes
  • Congenital Heart Disease

Experience

  • Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    Gold Coast Private Hospital Present
  • Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    Gold Coast University Hospital Present

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

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

Publications

1. Dollie, Qaasim & Stroebel, Andrie & Provenzano, Sylvio. (2017). Mycoplasma Hominis Mediastinitis. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 26. S364-S365. 10.1016/j.hlc.2017.03.036.

2. Dollie, Qaasim & Provenzano, Sylvio & Ghent, Tony & Winearls, James & Stroebel, Andrie. (2017). Rotem Targeted Fibrinogen Transfusion During Emergency Repair of a Type A Dissecting Aneurysm. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 26. S365. 10.1016/j.hlc.2017.03.037.

3. Dollie, Qaasim & Prasad, Puneet & Khan, Saad & Winkle, Brendan & Clarke, Paul & Provenzano, Sylvio. (2017). A Rare Mediastinal Mass: A Teratoma With a Cyst. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 26. S364. 10.1016/j.hlc.2017.03.035.

4. Prabhu, Sudesh & Jenny, Bryan & Harraway, James & Provenzano, Sylvio. (2015). Mosaic 22q11.2 Deletion and Tetralogy of Fallot With Absent Pulmonary Valve. World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery. 6. 342-5. 10.1177/2150135114561686.

5. Kumar, Gaurav & Provenzano, Sylvio & Alphonso, Nelson & Karl, Tom. (2013). Esophageal Perforation Associated With Fontan Operation: A Complication of Transesophageal Echocardiography. World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery. 4. 293-5. 10.1177/2150135113482471.

6. Schlapbach, Luregn & Ersch, Joerg & Balmer, Christian & Prêtre, René & Tomaske, Maren & Caduff, Rosmarie & Morwood, Jim & Provenzano, Sylvio & Stocker, Christian. (2013). Enteroviral myocarditis in neonates. Journal of paediatrics and child health. 49. 10.1111/jpc.12248.

7. Panda, Biswa & Prabhu, Anil & Provenzano, Sylvio & Karl, Tom. (2013). Use of extracorporeal life support for emergency coronary artery bypass grafting. Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. 16. 10.1093/icvts/ivt082.

8. Anderson, Ben & Moray, A. & Karl, T. & Provenzano, Sylvio & Justo, R. & Ward, Cameron. (2012). Small Pulmonary Artery Stents: Single Centre Experience. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 21. S299. 10.1016/j.hlc.2012.05.734.

9. Grips, M. & Stanley, F. & Moray, A. & Gooi, A. & Karl, T. & Provenzano, Sylvio & Justo, R.. (2012). Routine Peri-Operative Transoesophageal Echocardiography in Paediatric Cardiac Surgical Procedures. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 21. S298. 10.1016/j.hlc.2012.05.732.

10. Karl, Tom & Provenzano, Sylvio & Nunn, Graham. (2010). Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery: a universally applicable surgical strategy. Cardiology in the young. 20 Suppl 3. 44-9. 10.1017/S1047951110001083.

11. Karl, Tom & Provenzano, Sylvio & Nunn, Graham & Anderson, Robert. (2010). The current surgical perspective to repair of atrioventricular septal defect with common atrioventricular junction. Cardiology in the young. 20 Suppl 3. 120-7. 10.1017/S1047951110001174.

12. Murala, John & Singappuli, Kanchana & Provenzano, Sylvio & Nunn, Graham. (2009). Techniques of inserting peritoneal dialysis catheters in neonates and infants undergoing open heart surgery. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 139. 503-5. 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2008.12.018.

13. Pratt, George & Erickson, Matthew & Provenzano, Sylvio & Mews, Geoff & Edwards, Mark. (2009). Intractable LIMA Spasm in the Postoperative Period Treated by Placement of ‘Bridging’ Stent. The Annals of thoracic surgery. 86. 1985-7. 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2008.05.035.

14. Provenzano, Sylvio & Jones, Owen & Miller, Owen & Grant, Peter. (2008). Idiopathic Pulmonary Trunk Aneurysm Causing Airway Obstruction in an Infant. Heart, lung & circulation. 16. 454-6. 10.1016/j.hlc.2006.10.024.

15. Goel, Pankaj & Provenzano, Sylvio & Chu, Sharon & Edwards, Mark & Andrews, David & Larbalestier, Robert. (2007). CARDIAC SURGERY IN PATIENTS WITH END-STAGE RENAL DISEASE—TEN-YEAR EXPERIENCE. Heart Lung and Circulation – HEART LUNG CIRC. 16. 10.1016/j.hlc.2007.02.026.

16. Provenzano, Sylvio & Con, Richard & Jones, Owen & Grant, Peter. (2006). Synovial Sarcoma of The Heart. Heart, lung & circulation. 15. 278-9. 10.1016/j.hlc.2006.01.009.

17. Provenzano, Sylvio & Stacey, Robert & Newman, David & Wolfenden, Hugh & Manganas, Con & Grant, Peter. (2005). A Simple System to Deliver Blood Cardioplegia. The Annals of thoracic surgery. 80. 1946-7. 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2004.05.005.

18. de Sá, Mauro & David, Tirone & Butany, Jagdish & Banerjee, Diponkar & Bastos, Eduardo & Provenzano, Sylvio & Feitosa, Leôncio & Murad, Henrique & Magnanini, Monica. (2003). Molecular evaluation of the great vessels of patients with bicuspid aortic valve disease. Revista Brasileira De Cirurgia Cardiovascular – REV BRAS CIR CARDIOVASC. 18. 10.1590/S0102-76382003000200007.

19. Provenzano, Sylvio & de Sá, Mauro & BASTOS, Eduardo & AZEVEDO, José & Murad, Henrique & GOMES, Eliane & PALHARES, Márcia. (2002). Mitral valve repair in rheumatic heart disease and mixomatous degeneration: a comparative study. Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular. 17. 24-34.

20. Provenzano, Sylvio & de Sá, Mauro & Sérgio, BASTOS & de, AZEVEDO & Murad, Henrique & Carvalho, GOMES & Salgado, PALHARES. (2002). Plastia valvar mitral na doença cardíaca reumática e degeneração mixomatosa: estudo comparativo. Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular. 17. 10.1590/S0102-76382002000100006.

21. Provenzano, Sylvio. (1994). Is There a Place for Aminophylline in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation?. Chest. 106. 1637-8. 10.1378/chest.106.5.1637a.

22. Provenzano, Sylvio & Paschoal, Alan. (1994). Is There a Place for Aminophylline in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation?. CHEST Journal. 106. 10.1378/chest.106.5.1637.

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