Arthur is a clinician scientist and academic cardiologist. He is the Head of Acute Cardiac Services at MonashHeart, Victoria’s largest cardiovascular service provider, and the Director of Victoria Heart, a private cardiology practice in inner south-east Melbourne. He is also an Associate Professor of Medicine at Monash University and he serves as the Chair of the Victorian Cardiac Clinical Network, Department of Health & Human Services.
Arthur graduated from the University of Melbourne with Honours in 2003 and undertook cardiology training at St. Vincent’s Hospital and MonashHeart. He then completed a Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Philosophy at the Monash Cardiovascular Research Centre at Monash University which investigated novel clinical aspects of CT coronary angiography and stress echocardiography. More recently, he undertook a postdoctoral research program at the University College London and the London Heart Hospital where he also trained in cardiac MRI.
Arthur’s research has been underpinned by the attainment of several research scholarships including an NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship, a National Heart Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship, a State Government ‘Victoria Fellowship’ and a MonashHealth Senior Medical Staff Academic Scholarship. He has also been the winner or finalist of several national and international scientific prizes including the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Ralph Reader Young Investigator Award, the Radiological Society of North America Alexander Margulis Award for Scientific Excellence and the Royal Australian College of Physicians Bushell Fellowship in Medicine. As an acknowledgement of his commitment to high-quality education, he has also been awarded the Monash University Students’ Choice Award for Distinguished Teaching.
Arthur is the current treasurer of the Hellenic Medical Society of Australia. He is dedicated to seeing improved health and wellbeing in our Hellenic and wider communities. He is particularly passionate about medical education, health advocacy and mentoring of junior health professionals.
In his spare time, Arthur enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children. He is an all-round sporting aficionado and a Carlton and Arsenal tragic. He enjoys regularly travelling to Greece, particularly Kalamata in the Peloponnese from where his family originates.