Dr Arjun Iyer





Cardiothoracic Surgery

Areas of Interest

  • Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Mechanical circulatory support
  • TAVI (Transcatheter valve implantation) 
  • Aortic surgery
  • Off pump coronary surgery in high stroke risk patients


  • Dux of Adelaide University Medical School graduating class of 2007
  • PhD at Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute
    • Pioneering the ground breaking research into the use of DCD hearts in Cardiac Transplantation
    • integral part of the team that performed the first in world DCD heart transplant here at St Vincent’s Hospital in 2014
  • St Vincent’s Hospital trained Cardiothoracic and Transplant Surgeon
  • Cardiac Surgery and Transplant Fellowship at St Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver CANADA
    • Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory support
    • TAVI (Transcatheter valve implantation)
    • Off pump coronary surgery
    • Laser pacemaker lead extraction
  • Consultant cardiac surgeon at Flinders Hospital, Adelaide
    • TAVI (Transcatheter valve implantation)
    • Off pump coronary surgery
    • Mitral vale surgery
  • Consultant cardiothoracic and transplant surgeon at Alfred Hospital, Melbourne
    • Off pump lung transplantation
  • Conjoint lecturer at St Vincent’s Hospital Clinical School


Heart Lung Clinic
Level 4, Xavier Building
St Vincent’s Hospital
390 Victoria Street
Darlinghurst NSW 2010



(02) 8382 3069