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International Journal of Clinical & Medical Images

ISSN: 2376-0249 Open Access

Leonard Kritharides

Leonard Kritharides

Leonard Kritharides
Head of Department
Concord Repatriation General Hospital (CRGH)
Sydney

Biography

Len Kritharides is Head of Department and Director of Cardiology at Concord Repatriation General Hospital (CRGH) Sydney and Professor in Medicine at the University of Sydney. He practises as a General and Interventional Cardiologist and leads the Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology Groups of the ANZAC Research Institute. He has published widely in the biochemical, cellular and clinical aspects of atherosclerosis, particularly in macrophage cholesterol metabolism, apolipoprotein secretion and lipoprotein oxidation. He also has active research interests in clinical cardiology and cardiac imaging including coronary angiography, cardiac CT, and echocardiography. His research is supported by Program and Project grant funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia. He is the immediate past Chair of the Scientific Committee of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) and Chairs the National Cardiovascular Health and Advisory Committee of the Heart Foundation of Australia

Research Interest

Cardiac CT, and Echocardiography