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Personal profile

Biography

As the Head of Cardiac Imaging at Peninsula Health, Dr Premaratne has overseen the rapid expansion and growth in Cardiac CT, Transthoracic echo, Transoesophageal echo, Stress echo, Nuclear Cardiology, Dobutamine echo and introduced Contrast echo. He has forged a close working relationship with the Department of Radiology which has led to numerous successful cooperative endeavours including the overhaul of the Echocardiography reporting platform. 

He is the Head of the Siemens Luminary Site CT Lab which operates the revolutionary Siemens Force. Peninsula Health is one of only two luminary sites in Australia and New Zealand for Siemens.

As recognition of his efforts, he has been invited to join the Annual Scientific Meeting Committee of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, the world organisation responsible for Cardiac CT and is also part of the Australia and New Zealand International Regional Committee for SCCT. 

As a co-investigator, he has been awarded two grants from the Heart Foundation and the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund. 

Monash teaching commitment

Examiner for the Peninsula Clinical School

Supervisor of Third Year and Fifth Year Medical Students

Research interests

His interests lie in Coronary plaque and its role in prognostication, Infective endocarditis, Appropriate Use of Cardiac Imaging and novel applications using machine learning. 

Clinical activities

External positions

Annual Scientific Meeting Comimittee Member, Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

20182021

Local Examiner , Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)

20152019

College Lecture Series Committee Member, Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)

International Regional Committee, Society of Cardiac Computed Tomography

Research area keywords

  • Cardiac CT
  • Appropriate Use
  • Quality Improvement

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