Dr Andrew Haymet is a Resident Medical Officer at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia. He has research interests in cardiothoracic surgery and mechanical circulatory support devices. Andrew contributes to the monthly SHDA Research Updates.
Dr Michael Seco is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Registrar at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia. He has research interests in minimally invasive adult cardiac surgical techniques, including robotic-assisted coronary artery bypass grafting, transcatheter aortic valve implantation, and off-pump surgery. Dr Seco also builds and develops large scale databases used to perform clinical studies.
Prof Michael Vallely is a Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Macquarie University Hospital, Sydney. His interests include anaortic total-arterial off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting and minimally invasive cardiac surgery.
Structural Heart Disease Australia is an incorporated association focused on education in valvular and structural cardiac diseases. It was started by group of echocardiographers, anaesthetists, clinical and interventional cardiologists, and cardiothoracic surgeons to provide a useful learning resource for medical professionals.