Professor Andrew Sindone is Director of the Heart Failure Unit and Department of Cardiac Rehabilitation, Concord Hospital and Head of Cardiology, Ryde Hospital with private practices in Eastwood and Westmead.

 

Professor Sindone studied Medicine at the University of Newcastle, Australia and graduated with First Class Honours and the University Medal in 1987, having also spent time at Harvard University in Boston, USA. He completed his Residency at Royal North Shore Hospital Sydney, Physicians' Training at Concord Hospital, Cardiology Advanced Training at St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney 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-five years. He established the Heart Failure Unit at Concord Hospital in 1995, with its Clinic, research, rehabilitation and outreach programs. He teaches medical students, junior doctors, General Practitioners and cardiologists and ran a program to update over 150 cardiologists in the management of heart failure over a fifteen year period.

 

Professor Sindone has received multiple awards, Grants, has been Principal Investigator in over 38 international multi-centre 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 which advises the Government on cardiovascular issues and policy, particularly regarding heart failure, was on the Scientific Committee for the World Congress of Cardiology 2002, is co-author of the Australian Heart Failure Guidelines and is on over 35 Pharmaceutical Advisory Boards. He is patron of multiple charities and supports the Italian Community in Australia with heart disease.

 

Professor Andrew Sindone is Director of the Heart Failure Unit and Department of Cardiac Rehabilitation, Concord Hospital and Head of Cardiology, Ryde Hospital with private practices in Eastwood and Westmead. He has been involved in research, teaching and improving the lives of those with cardiovascular disease for over 25years. He established the Heart Failure Unit at Concord Hospital in 1995, with its Clinic, research, rehabilitation and outreach programs, and more recently was co-author of the Australian Heart Failure Guidelines.

 

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