Biography

Mr Michael Seitz is a Cardiothoracic Surgeon located in Geelong, Victoria. Currently consulting at the University Hospital Geelong, Michael has experience in all aspects of cardiothoracic surgery with a special interest in minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery prcedures including valve repair and transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI).

He completed his Bachelor of Medical Science with first-class Honours followed by a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with Honours at the University of Sydney. After his further specialty training in New South Wales and Victoria, he obtained his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in 2019.

Mr Seitz also trained at the prestigious German Heart Centre in Berlin completing a Fellowship in Minimal Invasive Aortic and Mitral Valve Surgery.

He is passionate about patient-focused care and has contributed his knowledge and experience to research publications and presentations both domestically and internationally.

Experience

  • Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    University Hospital Geelong 2021 - Present
  • Fellow Cardiothoracic Surgery
    University Hospital Geelong 2019, 2020
  • Fellow Minimal Invasive Aortic and Mitral Valve Surgery
    German Heart Centre Berlin 2020

Memberships

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

  • Member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons

  • Fellow of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (FCSANZ)