MBBS, MD, DM, FCSANZ, FRACP, FIC
Director of Windsor Heart
Dr Sujith Chacko is an Interventional Cardiologist and specialises in complex coronary and structural intervention.
Sujith graduated from Christian Medical College, Vellore, India in 1996. Following his Physician training (MD- Internal medicine) and a three-year tenure as Consultant Physician, he completed Cardiology advanced training (DM- Cardiology) and a rigorous cardiac and vascular interventional training at CMC Vellore. He worked at the institute as faculty and became an Associate Professor with the MGR Medical University. He then moved to Adelaide, Australia in 2013, worked at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and was accredited as FRACP in Cardiology in 2015. Following this he completed a Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in 2016.
He has an ongoing appointment as Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at the Lyell McEwin Hospital NALHN, and also as Clinical Lecturer with the University of Adelaide. He is actively involved in teaching medical students and advanced trainees at the Lyell McEwin Hospital. He also practices privately at Gawler and widely across the regional northern hospitals at Whyalla, Ceduna and Ardrossan.
His interest in Cardiology is wide-ranged and include Ischemic Heart disease, Valvular Heart disease, Hypertension, Heart failure and Peripheral Vascular disease. He has multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals in Cardiology.
His interventional expertise is in Complex coronary interventions guided by coronary physiology and imaging, Structural cardiac interventions like device closures, septal ablations, balloon valvotomies and TAVR, and also in Endovascular aortic and peripheral vascular interventions. His non-invasive cardiac imaging expertise include trans-thoracic and transesophageal echocardiograms in adults and often uses them to guide interventional procedures.
He is a compassionate and experienced cardiologist who believes in holistic care of the patients and focuses on evidence-based practices to achieve excellent outcomes.
Special interests include:
- Complex coronary interventions
- Cardiac structural interventions
- Peripheral vascular interventions