Dr Jivesh Choudhary Mch, FRACS-Cardiothoracic Surgery
Dr Jivesh Choudhary is a Cardiothoracic Surgeon who specialises in adult cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, minimally invasive surgery, heart failure and arrhythmia management requiring the insertion of implantable devices.
Originally from India, he completed his post-graduation in general surgery from Gujarat University in 1994. He obtained specialist qualifications as a cardiothoracic surgeon (Mch) from Delhi University in 2000 and worked as a consultant in Apollo Hospital, a 695-bed internationally accredited tertiary care centre, for three years.
Dr Choundhary arrived in Australia in 2003 and has worked as a consultant at the Royal Hobart Hospital, Canberra Hospital and John Hunter Hospital.
He is involved in research and teaching with the Critical Care Research Group, Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and Newcastle University.
As a fellow at the Prince Charles Hospital, he was involved in heart and lung transplantation, ventricular assist device implantation and the management of patients on ECMO.
In addition to his practice at the Wesley, Dr Choundhary will be conducting peripheral clinics in Toowoomba, Armidale, and Newcastle.