• Cardiology
  • Cardiac imaging CT / MRI, Interventional, Structural intervention

Areas of interest


Associate Professor Sonny Palmer is a Consultant Cardiologist with subspecialty expertise in coronary artery and adult structural heart disease.

Sonny graduated from The University of Melbourne and completed his clinical training in Cardiology at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne. He completed subspecialty training in Coronary and Structural Heart Intervention at St Vincent’s Hospital and then underwent further subspecialty training at James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom.

Sonny practices at the pre-eminent Cardiac and Structural Heart Services, The Alfred and Epworth Hospitals. He performs balloon aortic valvuloplasty, transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI, ViV TAVI, ViV TMVR), transcatheter mitral valve edge to edge repair (TEER), patent foramen ovale (PFO) and atrial septal defect (ASD) closure. Sonny’s other clinical interest includes cardiovascular risk factor assessment and management of coronary artery disease including coronary angiography, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI, FFR, coronary lithotripsy) and invasive coronary imaging (OCT, IVUS). He is on the STEMI on call service at The Alfred and Epworth.

Sonny is a Clinical Associate Professor at The University of Melbourne. He was awarded his Doctorate at The University of Melbourne in 2016. He was the recipient of the prestigious National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and the National Heart Foundation (NHF) scholarships. He is actively involved in clinical research and has published in peer-reviewed journals. He has been involved in several pioneering interventional trials. He is a supervisor of higher research degree candidates, FRACP physician trainees, junior doctors and Doctor of Medicine students.

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Victoria Heart

132 Grey Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002

Consulting Location

Gippsland Cardiology Service

Suite 1, Maryvale Health Care Centre
286 Maryvale Road
Morwell VIC 3840

Epworth locations


Epworth Richmond


Epworth Eastern


  • DMedSc
  • MBBS
  • BA
  • BSc

Professional Associations


Public Appointments

  • Box Hill Hospital
  • The Alfred

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