Dr Gayathri Kumarasinghe

KUMARASINGHE

Specialty

Consultant Physician & Cardiologist


Areas of Interests

  • Heart failure
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • General cardiology 

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.  She graduated from the University of NSW and undertook cardiology training at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney.  She was awarded FRACP in 2012. 

She completed a PhD through UNSW, with research undertaken at Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, in the field of cardiac transplantation. She has received postgraduate research scholarships through the National Heart Foundation, Cardiac Society of Australia and grants from St. Vincent’s Clinic Foundation. Her 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.

She sees patients in all aspects of general cardiology, and has a special interest in heart failure and pulmonary hypertension, which are her main areas of research.  She is a Principal Investigator of heart failure and cardiac amyloidosis clinical trials.

Dr Kumarasinghe is a VMO at the Mater Hospital and St Vincent’s Private Hospital, a Staff Specialist at Liverpool and Fairfield Hospitals. She is a Conjoint Senior Lecturer at UNSW and Clinical Faculty at Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute.


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/