Dr Daniel Friedman Course Director
The full faculty includes:
Dr Anthony Freeman MBBS (Syd), MD (UNSW), FRACP, DDU
Consultant Cardiologist VMO Prince of Wales Hospital and Prince of Wales Private Hospitals.
Received Doctorate From UNSW in the field of Nuclear Cardiology and cardiologist responsible for Nuclear Cardiology at the Prince of Wales Hospital. Career interest in non invasive imaging including cardiac ultrasound, nuclear and CT. He has reported over 1500 CT coronary angiograms and has completed Levels 1, 2,and 3 cardiac CT training. He has published and lectured in field of CT both in Australia and overseas.
Dr Simon Eggleton FRACP, FCSANZ
Consultant Cardiologist, Randwick Cardiology. Visiting Medical Officer at The Mater Hospital and Prince of Wales Private Hospital. Reporting cardiologist, Cardiac Imaging Associates, Sydney.
Dr Eggleton received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of New South Wales. He completed his basic physicians training at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney and cardiology fellowship at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney. Post-fellowship training was undertaken in cardiac imaging with specific emphasis on Transoesophageal echocardiography and Cardiac CT. He has published several articles directed towards the diagnostic accuracy of CT coronary angiography. He has a keen interest in the non-coronary cardiac CT applications such as work up for radiofrequency ablation and cardiac resynchronisation.
Dr James Otton
Dr James Otton is a Consultant Cardiologist at St Vincent’s Private Hospital and Liverpool hospital, Sydney. He is a clinical faculty member of the Victor Chang Cardiac research Institute and has experience in advanced heart failure management, cardiac transplantation and advanced cardiac imaging techniques.
James undertook fellowships in advanced cardiac imaging at both St Vincent’s Hospital and Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital, Kings College London, a pre-eminent site of international cardiac MRI research. He has received the highest international SCMR level 3 certification in Cardiac MRI diagnostics as well as the highest qualification in Cardiovascular CT. James was awarded the Foundation Year Graduates Medal from the University of New South Wales and received numerous research awards including the 2012 Young Investigator Award from the International Society of Cardiovascular CT.
James has a broad range of expertise with particular interest in cardiac CT and management of complex cardiac conditions including valvular heart disease.
Dr Adam Berger
Ruth is a UK trained radiographer.
She started doing Cardiac CT at Southern Radiology, Sydney in 2006 and went on to develop Cardiac Imaging Associates within several Sydney private imaging practices. She has published an article in 2011 in the Heart, Lung and Circulation magazine on the difference in dose between Retrospective and Prospective scanning.
She has been the Course Coordinator for the Australian Institute of Cardiac CT since 2012 and has been guest speaker at numerous study days on Cardiac CT.
She is currently working at the busiest Cardiac CT imaging facility in Sydney, scanning up to 60 cardiac patients a week.