Professor Stephen Worthley is an Interventional and Structural Cardiologist located in South Australia, at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. He is the Executive Manager of Genesis HeartCare, leading over 80 Cardiologists and 6 Practices located across Australia, his role enabling him to help shape the future of healthcare in cardiology.

Stephen completed his basic medical training at the University of Adelaide, followed by a Cardiology Fellowship at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. He completed a PhD at the Mount Sinai Medical Centre in New York, USA, along with post-doctoral research and an interventional fellowship at the Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne.

Professor Worthley established the first dedicated Cardiac CT and MRI units in the Asia Pacific region and led the Cardiovascular Research Centre at the University of Adelaide as the Helpman Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, a role he held for over 10 years.

He was integral in forming a radial access program at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, which developed into the largest volume radial access program in Australia. Professor Worthley is also renowned for his academic work in cardiac imaging and interventional techniques. He regularly teaches and trains cardiology fellow students in interventional therapies and was a proctor for TAVR across Europe and North America.

Professor Worthley is dedicated to research and improving clinical outcomes in cardiology. He has published over 200 manuscripts, 5 book chapters, co-edited a Cardiovascular Textbook, and sits on numerous industry advisory boards, journal editorial boards and government advisory groups.


Procedures & Conditions

Procedures Performed
  • Computed Tomography
  • Echocardiography
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
  • General Cardiology
  • MRI
Conditions Treated
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Heart Failure
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Atrial Fibrillation


  • Executive Manager
    GenesisCare 2017 - Present
  • Chief Medical Officer
    GenesisCare 2016 - 2017
  • Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
    Royal Adelaide Hospital Present
  • Helpman Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine & Professor
    University of Adelaide 2004 - 2016


Professional Memberships and Affiliations
  • Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians (FRACP)

  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC)

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