Biography

Mr Nick Roubos is a Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Victoria. He consults at the Austin Hospital, Warringal Private Hospital, Knox Private Hospital, and in private practice at Melbourne Cardiothoracic Surgeons.

He performs a variety of cardiothoracic procedures including coronary artery bypass surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and complex valve repair procedures.

Mr Roubos completed his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Medical Science from Monash University. He spent time working in research at the esteemed Baker Institute, Alfred Hospital. Following this, he completed his basic surgical training and subspecialty training in Cardiothoracic Surgery from a number of institutes in Australia and overseas in the United Kingdom.

Nick has contributed his knowledge and experience to research publications such as The Asia Pacific Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, International Journal of Cardiology and ANZ Journal of Surgery.

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Procedures & Conditions

Procedures Performed
  • General Adult Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Surgical Aortic Valve Implantation (SAVR)
  • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery for Lung Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Complex Valve Repair Procedures
  • Aortic Valve Repair
Conditions Treated
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Heart Failure
  • Angina
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Atrial Fibrillation

Experience

  • Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    Melbourne Cardiothoracic Surgeons, East Melbourne, Victoria Present
  • Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    Knox Private Hospital, Wantirna, Victoria Present
  • Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria Present
  • Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria Present
  • Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    Box Hill Hospital, Box Hill, Victoria Present

Memberships

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

Research & Publications

Publications

1. Machan, Laura & Churilov, Leonid & Hu, Raymond & Peyton, Philip & Tan, Chong & Pillai, Parameswaran & Ellard, Louise & Harley, Ian & Story, David & Hayward, Philip & Matalanis, George & Roubos, Nicholas & Seevanayagam, Siven & Weinberg, Laurence. (2016). Apneic Oxygenation vs. Low Tidal Volume Ventilation in Anesthetized Cardiac Surgical Patients: A Prospective, Single Center, Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 31. 10.1053/j.jvca.2016.12.019.

2. Ramchand, Jay & Roubos, Nicholas & Yudi, Matias & Calafiore, Paul & Jones, Elizabeth. (2015). Infective ascending aortitis complicating suppurative appendicitis. International Journal of Cardiology. 204. 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.11.155.

3. Weinberg, Laurence & Zia, Faisal & Tay, Stanley & Roubos, Nicholas. (2015). Haemodialysis catheter-related giant right atrial and superior cava thrombi. BMJ case reports. 2015. 10.1136/bcr-2015-209350.

4. Perera, Nisal & Galvin, Sean & Ip, Shoane & Lim, Lisa & Farouque, Omar & Roubos, Nicholas. (2015). Coronary artery bypass graft pseudo-aneurysm following sternal wire removal. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 87. 10.1111/ans.12956.

5. Mcilroy, David & Wallace, Sophie & Roubos, Nicholas. (2010). Brain Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) as a Biomarker of Myocardial Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in Cardiac Transplantation. Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia. 24. 939-45. 10.1053/j.jvca.2010.05.008.

6. Mcilroy, David & Wallace, Sophie & Roubos, Nicholas. (2010). Brain Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) as a Biomarker of Myocardial Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in Cardiac Transplantation. Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia. 24. 939-45. 10.1053/j.jvca.2010.05.008.

7. Rosenfeldt, Franklin & Angus, James & He, Guangsheng & Buxton, Brian & Roubos, Nicholas. (1996). Use of spasmolytic agents for arterial and venous grafts.

8. Roubos, Nicholas & Rosenfeldt, Franklin & Richards, Steve & Conyers, R. & Davis, B. (1995). Improved Preservation of Saphenous Vein Grafts by the Use of Glyceryl Trinitrate Verapamil Solution During Harvesting. Circulation. 92. II31-6. 10.1161/01.CIR.92.9.31.

9. Roubos, Nicholas & Rosenfeldt, Franklin & Richards, Steve & Conyers, Robert & Davis, Bruce. (1995). Improved preservation of saphenous vein grafts using glyceryl trinitrate-verapamil solution during harvesting: structural and biochemical evidence. The Asia Pacific Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery. 4. 37-37. 10.1016/1324-2881(95)90021-7.

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