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A/Professor David Prior

MBBS BMedSc PhD FRACP DDU FACC FSCANZ 

Deputy Director of Cardiology 

Associate Professor David Prior is Director of Non-invasive Cardiac Imaging at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne and Head of the Cardiology & Heart Failure Outpatient Clinics. In addition he is an Associate Professor with the University of Melbourne and a Clinical Research Fellow at the St Vincent’s Institute. 

His advanced cardiology training was undertaken at the Alfred Hospital and included training in Heart Failure and Transplantation. He then completed a PhD at the Baker Heart Research Institute and Alfred Hospital examining abnormal vascular function in heart failure. After undertaking an Advanced Fellowship in Echocardiography at The Cleveland Clinic between 1998 and 2000, Dr Prior returned to Melbourne in 2000 to take up a position at St Vincent’s Hospital. Major clinical and research interests are in echocardiography, pulmonary hypertension, sports cardiology and heart failure management.


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