PROF STEPHEN WORTHLEY
Prof. Stephen Worthley graduated from Medicine at the Adelaide University, South Australia.
His training included his Cardiology fellowship at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, his PhD at the Mount Sinai Medical Centre in New York, and post-doctoral research and interventional fellowship at Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne.
He established the first dedicated Cardiac CT and MR units in the Asia Pacific region, as well as leading the Cardiovascular Research Centre at the University of Adelaide as the Helpman Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, a position he has held since 2004. He has published over 180 manuscripts, 5 book chapters, and co-edited a Cardiovascular Textbook. He leads a number of novel international multi-centre cardiovascular therapy trials, and his clinical and research expertise spans natriuretic peptide and stem cell therapies though to transcatheter valve implantation and renal artery denervation therapy. He sits on numerous industry advisory boards, journal editorial boards and government advisory groups.
In 2002 he initiated a radial artery access program at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, which rapidly evolved to become the largest volume radial access program in Australia. He is on the steering committees of interventional meetings including the ANZET and ANZET Radial meetings in Australia as well as the PPIC meeting held annually in Hawaii. He is a regular faculty member of the TCT and EuroPCR meetings.
He is internationally renowned for his interventional and imaging academic output, and early development programs for novel therapies in Cardiovascular disease.
Steve practices at the Royal Adelaide and St Andrews Hospital and consults at the St Andrew's Medical Centre.