Professor Gerry O’Driscoll
MB BCh BAO PhD (Hons.), DMed FRACP FCSANZ FESC FCSANZ FACC GAICD
Internationally recognised as an expert in heart failure, cardiomyopathy and mechanical heart support, Professor O’Driscoll served as the Medical Head of the West Australian Advanced Heart Failure & Cardiac Transplant Service from its inception in 1994 until 2010. He holds Fellowships and higher degrees from leading institutions in Australia, Europe and the USA and teaches specialist cardiologists, other doctors and students in Australia and internationally. He is a reviewer for international journals in medicine and science and has been involved in the development of mechanical heart support devices internationally. His local and international research has resulted in hundreds of conference presentations and journal publications as well as academic university appointments.