CSANZ 2019

Sidney Lo

Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, Australia

Graduated medicine MBBS hons university of Sydney in 1988 with honours. Internship at Royal Prince Alfred hospital in Sydney 1988. Resident medical officer RPAH 1989. Medical registrar 1989-1993. Cardiology training at Alfred Hospital in Melbourne 1994-1995. Completed cardiology training at Royal North Shore hospital 1996 as Senior registrar. RNSH Fellow until June 1997. Interventional cardiology fellowship at Stanford university medical centre 1997-1998. Staff attending interventional cardiologist 1999-April 2000. Investigator in the PTMR programme and PACIFIC study and co-authored a book chapter on PTMR. Expert in coronary brachytherapy and participated in INHIBIT Study. Consultant to TransVascular inc and participated in the development of PICVA and PICAB procedures. Investigator in DIRECT study and PTMR.

Director of the Coronary unit at Liverpool Hospital from April 2000 until 2013. From 2013, Senior staff cardiologist and Director of Cardiac Catheterisation laboratories at Liverpool Hospital. Interests include novel and complex PCI (CHIP) and acute coronary syndromes, heart failure, antiplatelet and anticoagulants, device therapies, vascular closure devices, intracoronary imaging and cardiogenic shock.

Recognised internationally as CTO-PCI expert and published papers on CTO-PCI. Director of the Asia Pacific CTO club. Served as an investigator in multiple international multicentre clinical trials and also investigator initiated trials. Currently elected NSW representative and secretary of interventional council of Cardiac society of Australia and New Zealand and member of the organising committee of the ANZET meeting annually. Convener of EPIC since 2006, now in its 13th meeting. Organising committee and co-director or convener of ANZCTO, ANZCCT, Action day, Crossroads meeting.

Appointed in 2018 as Associate Director of AICT-Asia PCR. Has served as Faculty at TCT, EuroPCr, CIT, summer-In-Seattle, CCT, TTT, Topic, ANZET, CSANZ, HK cardiac society, Taiwan cardiac society. Organising committee on Heart failure meetings 2003-2005. Highly experienced in PTMV, BAV, ASD/PFO closure procedures and clinical lead of the TAVI programme at Liverpool Hospital. He has started a distal radial access programme at Liverpool Hospital Sept 2018.  He has performed multiple live case demonstrations in high risk, complex PCI as well as CTO-PCI at local and international meetings.