Dr Gayathri Kumarasinghe

KUMARASINGHE

Specialty

Consultant Physician & Cardiologist


Areas of Interests

  • Heart failure
  • Pulmonary hypertension

Languages

Sinhala & French


Address

Cardiology at the Mater, Suite 1.11 Mater Clinic 3-9 Gillies St North Sydney NSW 2060


Phone

8904 9301


Fax

8904 9295


Website

www.catm.net.au


Bio

Dr Gayathri Kumarasinghe is a clinical and academic cardiologist, with special interests in advanced heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, cardiac MRI and adult congenital heart diseases. She graduated from UNSW, completed cardiology training at St. Vincent's Hospital, and was awarded FRACP in 2012. She received a National Heart Foundation Postgraduate Research Scholarship and was awarded her PhD in cardiac transplantation through UNSW and Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute in 2016. Her PhD research won her the awards of President's Prize and Young Investigator Awards from the Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand. She has published in peer reviewed journals and presented her research internationally. She undertook a Postdoctoral Fellowship in pulmonary hypertension, cardiac MRI and adult congenital heart diseases at Oxford, UK and returned to work in Sydney.


Appointments

Dr. Kumarasinghe is a VMO at the Mater Hospital, a Staff Specialist at Liverpool and Fairfield Hospitals, Hon Consultant at St. Vincent's Hospital and conducts Indigenous Cardiac Clinics at Budyari Clinics, Miller. She is a Conjoint Lecturer at UNSW.


Publications

Iyer A, Kumarasinghe G et al. Primary graft failure after heart transplantation. J of Transplantation. 2011
http://www.hindawi.com/journals/jtran/2011/175768/