Prof Andrew Tonkin

OAM, MBBS, MD, FRACP, FCSANZ

Specialty

Cardiology

Phone number

03 9287 7700

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Prof Tonkin is Head of the Cardiovascular Research Unit in the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, and a Consultant Cardiologist, Austin Health, Melbourne.  Prior to this he was Director of Cardiology at Austin Health (1988 - 1997) and inaugural Director of Cardiology at Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide (1976-1988). He has also been Chief Medical Officer of National Heart Foundation of Australia (1997-2006).

Dr Tonkin was awarded an OAM for services to medical research. He has also twice been awarded the RT Hall Prize, the major research award of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, and the Sir John Loewenthal Award, the major award of the Heart Foundation. He has published over 300 research papers.

Dr Tonkin has been working at Melbourne Pathology as a Sessional Cardiologist since March 2011.