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The Cardiac Surgery Team

  • Consultant Surgeons

    Professor Christian Brizard

    Christian Brizard Portrait

    MD, MS.

    Director, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Cardiac Surgery Unit - RCH
    Senior Research Fellow, CNN - MCRI
    Professor, Department of Paediatrics - University of Melbourne


    Professor Igor Konstantinov

    IK 2020

    MD, PhD, FRACS

    Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Cardiac Surgery Unit - RCH
    Senior Research Fellow, CNN, MCRI

    Director, Melbourne Children's Centre for Cardiovascular Genomics and Regenerative Medicine

    Professor, Department of Paediatrics - University of Melbourne


    Dr. Ben Davies

    Dr Ben Davies

    PhD, BMedSci BM BS FRACS

    Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Cardiac Surgery Unit - RCH

    Honorary Fellow - CNN - MCRI

    Clinical Senior Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics - University of Melbourne



    Dr. Stephanie Perrier

    Stephanie Perrier

    MD, MBBS, FRACS

    Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Cardiac Surgery Unit - RCH



    Perfusionists

    Dr. Stephen B. Horton

    Steve Horton Perfusionist

    PhD, CCP(Aus), CCP(USA), FACBS

    Associate Professor | Director of Perfusion
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Paediatrics - University of Melbourne  
    Honorary Research Fellow - Murdoch Childrens Research Institute


    Martin Bennett  

    Simon Augustin  

    Bradley Schultz

    Stephen Bottrell

    Juthawan Suthumporn

    Amber Darwinkel-Wodson




    Cardiac Surgery Fellows

    Dr Shuta Ishigami

    Dr Regina Marliau Lijanto

    Dr Bosco Moscoso Garrido

    Dr Alexey Zubritskiy




    Cardiac Theatre Nurses

    May Chan - Clinical Nurse Consultant

    Bambang Kurnia - Associate Unit Manager

    Sarah Downie - Clinical Nurse Specialist

    Renae Tranter - Clinical Nurse Specialist

    Heidi Osberg - Clinical Nurse Specialist

    Cheaw Shya Lim - Clinical Nurse Specialist

    Nicole Pickford

    Doreen Bachus

    Nevada Muller



    Cardiac Coordinator

    Kate Harley - Clinical Nurse Consultant - 03 9345 5205



    Administration Team

    Diana Josevska - Office Manager and Personal Assistant to Prof Christian Brizard - 03 9345 4616

    Belinda Bortone - Administration Officer - 03 9345 6410



    Data and Research Support Manager

    Nick Fulkoski - 03 9345 4586



    International Patient Enquiries (Cardiac Related Only)

    Contact the Cardiac Coordinator - 03 9345 5205