Doctor Profile


Mr Peter Skillington

Mr Peter Skillington is a Specialist Cardiothoracic Surgeon, who is Deputy Director of the Cardiac Sciences Clinical Institute, Epworth Hospital. He specialises in cardiac surgery, with main interests being cardiac valve replacement, aortic surgery, and coronary artery bypass surgery.

Hospital

Specialty

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Clinical Institute

Special Interests

  • Aortic valve replacement using Ross procedure, other tissue and mechanical valves
  • Minimally invasive cardiac surgery
  • Adult congenital cardiac surgery including surgery for Ebstein anomaly and HOCM
  • Aortic and coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Mitral valve surgery

Qualifications

  • MBBS, University of Tasmania, 1977
  • FRACS (General Surgery), 1985
  • FRACS (Cardiothoracic Surgery), 1987

Research

  • Ross procedure for aortic valve replacement

Contact Details & For Appointments

Ph
+61 3 9347 0106
Fax
+61 3 9347 5258
E
peter.skillington@mh.org.au
W
http://www.rossprocedure.com.au

Consulting Address

    • Peter D. Skillington
    • Epworth Centre Suite 8.6
    • 32 Erin Street
    • Richmond VIC 3121
    • Royal Melbourne Hospital
    • Level 4, Suite 27
    • Private Medical Centre
    • Parkville VIC 3050

Professional Associations

  • AMA
  • CSANZ
  • ANZSCTS
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • RACS

Education and Training

  • 6th Year Medical Students, Epworth Hospital, Richmond
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Trainees, Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • RACS Cardiothoracic Board, 2000-2014
  • Chairman, Science & Education Committee, ANZSCTS, 2008-2014
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