Dr Yuvaraj Malaiapan

Dr Yuvaraj Malaiapan

Dr Yuvaraj Malaiapan graduated from Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. He completed his physician training in Ipoh, Malaysia and subsequently undertook cardiology training in Penang Hospital, Malaysia. He completed his interventional cardiology training at Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne.

Yuvaraj worked as an interventional and general cardiologist in Penang, Malaysia from 2002 to 2004. He returned to Australia in 2004 and in 2005, took on the role of Director of Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratories, Monash Medical Centre. In 2007, he became the inaugural Head of Interventional Services at MonashHeart, Monash Health, a position he held till 2015. Yuvaraj continues to work at MonashHeart and Jessie McPherson Private Hospital. He has trained in cardiac CT angiogram attaining level 2 expertise and is a member of the cardiac CT angiogram reporting team at MonashHeart. He is also a senior lecturer at Monash University.

Yuvaraj’s passion in interventional cardiology is in intracoronary imaging and complex coronary intervention. He regularly conducts workshops in Australia, teaching and training interventional cardiologists on complex coronary intervention utilising intravascular ultrasound and rotational atherectomy. He enjoys mentoring the next generation interventional cardiologists in the art and science of intra coronary imaging and complex coronary intervention.

Yuvaraj has published widely in peer-reviewed journals. His research interests include intracoronary imaging, percutaneous management of acute myocardial infarction, refractory hypertension and chronic total coronary occlusion. He completed his doctoral thesis in the contemporary use of intravascular ultrasound in complex coronary intervention in 2014 and was awarded the MD degree by Monash University.

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