Introducing our Speakers
Director Heart Failure Unit and Department of Cardiac Rehabilitation Concord Hospital
Professor Andrew Sindone B. Med (Hons), MD, FRACP, FCSANZ, FNHFA
Professor Andrew Sindone is Director of the Heart Failure Unit and Department of Cardiac Rehabilitation, Concord Hospital and Cardiologist, Ryde Hospital with private practice in Eastwood and Westmead.
Professor Sindone studied Medicine at the University of Newcastle and graduated with First Class Honours and the University Medal in 1987. He completed his Residency at Royal North Shore Hospital, Physicians' Training at Concord Hospital, Cardiology Advanced Training at St Vincent's Hospital and Doctorate through University of NSW.
He has been involved in research, teaching and improving the lives of those with cardiovascular disease for over twenty-seven years. He established the Heart Failure Unit at Concord Hospital with its Clinic, research, rehabilitation and outreach programs. He teaches medical students, junior doctors, General Practitioners and cardiologists.
Professor Sindone has received multiple awards, Grants, has been Principal Investigator in over 35 international multicentre clinical trials, has presented over 85 research papers and continues to publish in cardiology. He is Co-Chair of the NSW Cardiovascular Expert Reference Group, was on the Scientific Committee for the World Congress of Cardiology, is co-author of the Australian Heart Failure Guidelines and is on over 30 pharmaceutical advisory boards. He is patron of multiple charities and supports the Italian Community with heart disease.