Professor Prash Sanders is a Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist located in Adelaide, South Australia. He is a consultant at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Wakefield Hospital, St Andrew’s Hospital and Ashford Hospital. He is also available at the Repatriation General Hospital, Flinders Medical Centre, and Cardiovascular Centre.
Prash graduated from the University of Adelaide with honours and undertook his basic physician and cardiology training at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. Following this, he completed specialty cardiac electrophysiology training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital under the guidance of Professor Jonathan Kalman. Prash also completed a PhD in “Electrical and mechanical remodelling of the atria associated with atrial arrhythmias.”
He was awarded the Neil Hamilton Fairly Fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council and the Ralph Reader Fellowship from the National Heart Foundation and joined a team with Professor Michael Haïssaguerre in France. During this time Prash gained significant experience in complex catheter ablation techniques for a variety of arrhythmias with a particular focus on atrial fibrillation.
After his training, he was appointed the Knapman Chair of Cardiology with the National Heart Foundation at the University of Adelaide and the Clinical Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. Professor Sanders established the first electrophysiology laboratory and group in South Australia which continues to grow every year and has been recognised domestically and internationally as one of the major electrophysiology groups in Australia.
Professor Sanders significantly contributes to research and has published 25 book chapters, 260 publications, and over 700 abstracts, in under a decade. His contribution has seen him frequently recognised, most recently awarded the Australian Medical Researcher of the year under the age of 40 in 2010.