Associate Professor Andrew Cochrane is a cardiothoracic surgeon with over 20 years of consultant experience in both adult and paediatric cardiac surgery. He undertook his advanced training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Alfred Hospital and Royal Children’s Hospital, and in the United Kingdom. He was a consultant cardiac surgeon at Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane (1993 to 1995), and then at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne from 1995 to 2008. He has been a surgeon at Monash Medical Centre, Clayton since 2003.
Andrew enjoys managing all aspects of adult and adolescent cardiac and thoracic surgical care.
Andrew has developed the adolescent and adult congenital heart surgery program at Monash Medical Centre for patients who require either initial or on-going surgery of heart defects present since birth.
He is actively involved in research, in particular for kidney impairment after heart surgery.
He is an assistant editor for Heart Lung & Circulation, and a reviewer for several other journals.
He is extensively involved in surgical training and education, and is the chair of the science and education committee for the Australian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery.
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