Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Institute of Academic Surgery

Cardiothoracic Surgery

TEAM

Head of Department & Education Lead: Prof Paul Bannon
Research Lead: Dr Michael Byrom

Team Members:

Dr Matthew Bayfield

Dr Michael Byrom

Prof Tristan Yan

Dr Brian Plunkett

Nursing Researchers:

Ms Lisa Turner

Ms Lorna Beattie

RESEARCH

Key Research Themes
  • Congenital aortic and mitral valve disease

  • Limitation of blood product usage in cardiac surgery

  • Minimally invasive cardiac surgery

  • Mesothelioma

  • Myocardial preservation
  • Biomaterials and biocompatibility

  • The inflammatory response to bypass

  • Carcinoma of the lung / surgical
    oncology

  • Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy

 

Recent Publications

Year

2017

2016

2015

Department
Publications

53

41

45

EDUCATION

Key Education & Training Activities

  • Graduate Medical Program at Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney

  • Supervision of local and international Doctorate, Masters and Honours students as well as international elective students

  • Training centre for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)

  • Weekly registrar presentation 0700h Thursday RPAH
  • Weekly registrar exam preparation 0700h Friday RPAH

  • The Baird Institute for Heart and Lung Research - Professor Paul Bannon (Chairman)

  • Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery - Professors Paul Bannon and Tristan Yan, Editors-in-chief

CONTACTS (general for department)

Contact: Paul Bannon
Address: Level 6 Building 75 RPA Missenden Road
Phone: (02) 9515 6377
Email: info@paulbannon.com.au
Website: The Baird Institute
http://www.bairdinstitute.org.au/index.php