Professor Alistair Royse is a Cardiothoracic Surgeon located in Victoria. He is the Professor of Surgery at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and also consults at the Epworth Richmond and Melbourne Private Hospital. Additionally, he is the Director of Ultrasound Education Group and Deputy Head Department of Surgery at the University of Melbourne.

Professor Royse has a strong interest in total arterial coronary bypass surgery, radial artery use, echocardiography and clinical ultrasound training, epidural analgesia in cardiac surgery, valve repair, and pacemaker implantation. He has been integral in the introduction of the use of arterial coronary bypass grafts and complex arterial reconstructions in Australia.

He has also been involved in the establishment of a clinical ultrasound including intraoperative ultrasound with his brother, Professor Colin Royse, an anaesthetist and co-director of the ultrasound education group, the pair overseeing the large eLearning program which has almost 1000 students every year.

Professor Royse has contributed his knowledge and experience to over 170 scholarly works with the University of Melbourne. Some of his research interests include arterial graft late angiography, echocardiography, and postoperative cognitive dysfunction.


* This physician is currently not participating in the Hope For Hearts program. This profile was created using publically available information.