CSANZ 2019

A/Prof Karam Kostner

Director of Cardiology, Mater Hospital Brisbane and Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Queensland

A/Prof Karam Kostner (MD, PhD, FRACP, FCSANZ) is Director of Cardiology at the Mater Hospital Brisbane and Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Queensland. He is a general cardiologist and lipidologist with an interest in imaging and has extensive clinical and research experience in lipid management and primary prevention of CVD. He runs a large public and private Lipid and Primary Prevention Clinic at the Mater Hospital in Brisbane. He is a past President of the CSANZ Qld branch. He is CV section editor of the European Journal of Clinical Investigation and reviewer for many other journals. He has organized many national and international conferences and was the chair of the World Congress of Clinical Lipidology which will was held in Brisbane in February 2017. Dr Kostner has more than 100 publications and is a grant reviewer for NHMRC and several European grant agencies.