3rd Structural Heart Disease Asia Pacific

4 – 6 April 2019
Grand Millennium Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand

Bringing Together Structural Heart Disease Interests

SHD-AP symposium is designed for professionals involved in structural heart disease management. Clinicians, Nurses, Health Policy Advisors, Hospital Management Staff and other allied health professionals.

  • The only meeting that brings together specialists from across the modern heart team, in one place, at one time.
  • Comprehensive workshop on wet dissection correlated to advanced cardiac imaging.
  • Live case transmissions and case in a box presentations of contemporary structural heart disease procedures.
  • First cardiac meeting to showcase live interventional simulator workshop for cardiac surgeons.

Course Directors

Dr Sanjeevan Pasupati

Specialist in Coronary & Structural Disease Intervention

Dr Rajesh Nair

Specialist in Coronary & Structural Disease Intervention

Dr Pranesh Jogia

Specialist in Intensive Care & Cardiac Imaging

Scientific Steering Committee

Dr James Blake

New Zealand

Dr Sean Galvin

New Zealand

Dr Robert Gooley


Dr Krys Milburn

New Zealand

Dr Karl Poon


Dr Edgar Tay


Dr Gerald Yong


Maree Lawrence


Dr Yohei Ohno


Murray Hart

New Zealand

Dr Brian Chan

New Zealand

International Speakers

Dr Susheel Kodali, MD

Director, Structural Heart & Valve Center
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, USA

Dr Michael Reardon, MD

Allison Family Distinguished Chair of Cardiovascular Research
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery, Institute for Academic Medicine
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College
Houston, USA

Professor Douglas Shook, MD

Chief, Division of Cardiac Anesthesia
Director, Cardiac Interventional Anesthesia
Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, USA


The following programme detail is subject to change at any time, without notice.

International Faculty

Experts on SHD

Live Cases

With expert panel discussion

Wet Dissection and Echo Workshop

Hands on learning

Technology Workshops

Case based practical workshops

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Updated: 06 April 2019

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