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Personal profile

Biography

George is an infectious diseases physician working in public and private practice in Melbourne. He completed his PhD in 2019 examining the appropriateness of diagnostic testing (echocardiography) in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. 

Research interests

  • Management of S. aureus bacteremia
  • Quality of care indicators for acute medical conditions
  • Appropriateness of diagnostic testing
  • Bayesian adaptive clinical trials
  • Duration of antibiotic therapy for acute bacterial infections

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Ultrasound , University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Medical Science, University of Melbourne

External positions

Honorary Fellow, Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

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Research area keywords

  • Bacteremia
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Bloodstream infection
  • Diagnostic test
  • Appropriate Use
  • Modelling and simulation

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Projects

Research Output

Early transthoracic echocardiography has useful prognostic value in left-sided native valve endocarditis despite limited diagnostic performance

Heriot, G. S., Newcomb, A., Darby, J., Wilson, A., Tong, S. Y. C., Cheng, A. C. & Liew, D., 28 May 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Benefit of Echocardiography in Patients with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia at Low Risk of Endocarditis

Heriot, G. S., Tong, S. Y. C., Cheng, A. C. & Liew, D., Dec 2018, In : Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 5, 12, 8 p., ofy303.

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Clinical variation in the use of echocardiography in Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: a multi-centre cohort study

Heriot, G. S., Tong, S. Y. C., Cheng, A. C., Thevarajan, I., Levinson, M. R., Visvanathan, K. & Liew, D., Mar 2018, In : European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 37, 3, p. 469-474 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Factors predicting the identification of new organisms in follow-up blood cultures drawn during episodes of neutropenic sepsis

Heriot, G. S., Tam, C. & Waters, M. J., Aug 2018, In : British Journal of Haematology. 182, 3, p. 451-453 3 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)