DR PAUL JANSZ

CARDIOTHORACIC & TRANSPLANT SURGEON
ST VINCENT’S HOSPITAL, SYDNEY

Dr Paul Jansz is the Director of cardiothoracic and transplant surgery at St. Vincent’s Hospital Sydney. He is the head of mechanical circulatory assist program and the lead in the robotic and minimally invasive valve surgical program.

He completed his undergraduate studies in 1992 at the University of Newcastle, and Cardiac Surgical Training in Sydney at St Vincent’s and Royal Prince Alfred and Westmead hospitals.  Prior to completing surgical training, he completed a PhD in Transplantation in 2003 at University of NSW. Research interests and Sub-specialty areas include transplantation, mechanical heart assist devices, robotic cardiac surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery and heart failure surgery.

After completing his training in Australia, he worked and trained in the UK and on returning to St Vincent’s now holds the role of Director of cardiothoracic and transplant surgery.  Dr Jansz has taken the lead role in the development of the mechanical circulatory heart support program and has been an international leader in the field.

Dr Jansz has also developed and established the minimally invasive and robotic surgical program. He has the largest experience in robotic and minimally invasive mitral and aortic valve surgery.