Associate Professor Peter Barlis
Associate Professor Medicine
MBBS MPH PhD FACC FESC FCSANZ FRACPPhone: 03 8405 8554
A graduate of the University of Melbourne, he also completed a Masters in Public Health with the Department of Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, Monash University. Following this, he completed his interventional fellowship at the Royal Brompton Hospital, UK and was awarded his PhD in the use of intracoronary optical coherence tomography (OCT) in Interventional Cardiology from the Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University, supervised by Profs. Patrick Serruys and Carlo Di Mario. He introduced OCT into Australia and continues an active clinical and research interest in the study of atherosclerotic plaque, stent endothelialisation using OCT and complex percutaneous coronary intervention and has published numerous papers in the field. He is the Founder of the Australia and New Zealand OCT Workshop and a Guest Speaker at both National and International Cardiovascular Conferences.
In 2010 he was awarded a National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Postdoctoral Health Professional Fellowship to undertake further advanced research
into coronary stents and their safety.
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