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  • Providing

    Exceptional Care

    For Patients with Cardiovascular Disorders

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    Peter R. Vale, MBBS, FRACP, FCSANZ, FACC, FACP

    For Patients with Cardiovascular Disorders

Prof. Peter R. Vale

 

Prof. Peter R. Vale Cardiovascular Physician

Prof. Peter Vale is a consultant physician specialising in vascular medicine, cardiology and general internal medicine. 

Prof Vale has been in practice in Sydney since 2001 and currently works at the Mater Hospital and Clinic, Sydney. His main areas of practice are the endovascular management (angioplasty and stenting) of peripheral arterial disease, the diagnosis and management of cardiac disorders and atherosclerotic risk factors, the management of venous thromboembolism and peri-operative medical management of patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery. 

Prof Vale is actively involved in teaching of medical students from the University of Notre Dame Australia and is Director of Intern Training and Education at the Mater Hospital.

 

Education

  • Higher School Certificate 1979 - Killarney Heights High School, Sydney, Australia
  • Medical School: 1981-1985 - University N.S.W. Medical School, Sydney, Australia
  • Medical Degree: MBBS 1986 - University N.S.W. Medical School, Sydney, Australia

Medical Training

  • Internship 1986: St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney 
  • Residency;1987-1990: St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney
  • College of Physicians Basic Trainee Program 1991-1994: St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney and Liverpool Hospital Sydney
  • College of Physicians Advanced Training Program 1994-1997
    • Vascular Medicine: St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney
    • Cardiology: St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney
    • General Internal Medicine: Liverpool Hospital Sydney
  • Postgraduate Fellowship Cardiovascular Medicine and Senior Medical Registrar 1997: St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney
  • Fellowship, Vascular Medicine 1998-2001: St Elizabeth's Medical Centre, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston USA
  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Research 1998-2001: St Elizabeth's Medical Centre, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston USA

Professional Qualifications

  • General Medical Registration NSW Medical Board/AHPRA 1986-present
  • Specialist Registration NSW Medical Board/AHPRA 1997-present
  • Specialist Qualifications:
    • Fellow of The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) 1997
    • Fellow of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (FCSANZ) 2010-present
    • Fellow of The American College of Cardiology (FACC) 2013-present
    • Fellow of The American College of Physicians (FACC) 2016-present

Current Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Medicine (2010-present )
  • Discipline Leader, Medicine (2010-present)
    • UNDA Medical School, Mater Hospital
  • Director of Prevocational Educational and Training (2015-present)
  • Interventional Vascular Physician and Cardiologist (2002-present)
    • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
    • Mater Hospital, Crows Nest, Sydney, Australia
  • Director, Sydney Endovascular Specialists and Sydney Vascular Laboratory (2006-present)
  • Visiting Specialist, Mudgee Medical Centre (2010-present)

Prior Appointments

  • Locum Staff Specialist Vascular Medicine 2001-2002; Department of Vascular Medicine, St Vincent’s General Hospital, Sydney
  • Consultant Cardiovascular Physician, St Vincent's Private Hospital, Sydney, Australia 1997-98, 2001-2013
  • Consultant General Physician [Locum], Mona Vale Public Hospital, 2011
  • Consultant Interventional Cardiovascular Physician, Macquarie University Hospital (2012-2017)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand [Fellow]
    • Council on Interventional Cardiology
  • American College of Cardiology [Fellow]
    • Council on Peripheral Arterial Disease
    • Council on Vascular Biology
  • American College of Physicians [Fellow]
  • International Union of Angiology:
    • Advisor to the President of the International Union of Angiology.
    • Member of Publication Committee, Journal of the International Union of Angiology
  • International Society for Cellular Therapeutics
  • Australian Medical Association
  • American Heart Association [Professional Member]
  • European Society of Cardiology [Professional Member]

Awards/Scholarships/Grants

  • St Vincent’s Clinic Foundation Traveling Fellowship 1998, St Vincent’s Clinic Foundation
  • Bracco Diagnostics Inc./Society for Cardiac Angiography and Intervention Fellowship May 1999
    • Myocardial Gene Transfer of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor for Therapeutic Angiogenesis in Patients with Myocardial Ischemia”
  • AHA Samuel Levine Young Clinical Investigator Award 1999, 72nd Scientific Sessions, Atlanta GA 1999
    • “Electromechanical Mapping to Assess Efficacy of Myocardial Gene Transfer of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor”
  • Friends of the Mater Research Grant 2007
    • “Stem Cell therapy with Autologous CD34+ cells for advanced peripheral arterial disease”
  • UNDA Distinguished Clinical Tutor-Mater Hospital 2011 and 2016