Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences MMS - Northern & Western Campuses

Associate Professor Peter Barlis

A/Professor Peter Barlis

Associate Professor Medicine

MBBS MPH PhD FACC FESC FCSANZ FRACP

Phone: 03 8405 8554
Email: pbarlis@unimelb.edu.au

Affiliations
  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC)
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian college of Physicians (FRACP)
  • Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC)
  • Fellow of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (FCSANZ)
Associate Professor Barlis is an Interventional Cardiologist with the Department of Cardiology, Northern Health and Associate Professor Medicine, NorthWest Academic Centre , The University of Melbourne.

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.

Current Grants/Projects

  • Optimizing blood flow in stented arteries: a fluid mechanics approach incorporating optical coherence tomography
  • EVALUATING CORONARY STENTS USING HIGH-RESOLUTION OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY IMAGING IN PATIENTS WITH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE


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