Associate Professor Philip Mottram is a clinical cardiologist and non invasive imaging specialist with expertise in all forms of echocardiography (TTE, stress and TOE) as well as cardiac CT.
Associate Professor Mottram completed his undergraduate degree at Monash University with a high distinction, winning three prestigious university prizes. Phil completed his clinical cardiology training in 2000, followed by an 18-month fellowship in clinical echocardiology with the Department of Cardiology at Southern Health’s Monash Medical Centre Clayton. Phil then undertook a research fellowship as a National Heart Foundation Scholar with the Cardiac Imaging Research Group in the University of Queensland Department of Medicine. During his PhD, Phil won many competitive scholarships and presented many abstract papers at national and international conferences, including several presentations at the scientific sessions of the AHA, ACC, and ESC. Phil completed his PhD in 2005, which led to several publications in leading international journals, including first author studies in Circulation and JACC. In 2005, Phil was awarded the John H Tyrer Prize in Internal Medicine.
As a recognised expert in the quantitative assessment of myocardial function with echocardiography, Phil has been an invited speaker at a number of national and international conferences, is a regular reviewer for a number of international journals, a reviewer of grant applications for the National Heart Foundation and NH&MRC, and participates in post-graduate teaching. He is active in clinical research at Monash Heart, collaborates in multicentre cardiac imaging studies, and has co-authored approximately 50 scientific papers. Phil’s current interests include transoesophageal imaging for assessment of patients with mitral regurgitation, and TOE guidance of percutaneous mitral valve interventions.
Phil was appointed as Head of Non Invasive Imaging Services, MonashHeart in 2007. In 2012 he was appointed as an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Monash University. Phil has also completed level 2 cardiac CT training and is part of MonashHeart’s cardiac CT reporting team.