7th Epworth Cardiac Sciences Symposium

The Epworth Cardiac Sciences Clinical Institute will be hosting its 7th Symposium in October. 

This year’s program is bigger than ever, with two international guest speakers and a number of special guest speakers.  

Mr Yasir Abu-Omar, Consultant Cardiothoracic and Transplant Surgeon, Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, will be discussing ‘Surgery for concomitant atrial fibrillation: Is it worth our while?’ and ‘Surgeon-specific outcomes in the modern NHS.' 

Dr Hasmukh Ravat, Senior Interventional Cardiologist and Head, Fortis Hospital, Mumbai will be presenting ‘An interesting case of Hypercholesterolaemia.’  

The first session will focus on the role of diet and exercise in heart health, with Professor Prash Sanders, Director, Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders, University of Adelaide, Associate Professor Leon Simons, Director, Lipid Research Department, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, and Associate Professor Andre La Gerche, Head of Sports Cardiology, Baker Institute all featuring on the program.  

Other program highlights include: ‘What should support devices tell us’ and ‘Total chronic occlusions’ with Dr James Sapontis, ‘The ideal candidate for robotic assisted surgery’, presented by Mr Aubrey Almeida, and Dr Andris Ellims discussing ‘What’s new in Hypertropic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)?


Saturday 28 October 2017




The Ballroom, Park Hyatt, 

1 Parliament Place, 

East Melbourne​

View the complete program and register.


Mikayla Jones, Clinical Institute Coordinator

Email: mikayla.jones@epworth.org.au

Phone (03) 9936 8051​​​​​