Professor Joseph Selva-Nayagam
MBBS (Hons), FRACP, DPhil, FESC
Cardiovascular Imaging (Cardiac MRI, Echocardiography and Cardiac CT) / Clinical Cardiology
Professor Selvanayagam graduated from the University of Adelaide with first class honours and then specialized in internal medicine and cardiology at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Flinders Medical Centre. He completed a DPhil (PhD) in 2004 at the Dept of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Oxford. His thesis focused on the use cardiac MRI to characterize heart muscle injury in patients with coronary artery disease and heart failure. Most recently, he was an honorary consultant cardiologist and research lecturer at the John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.
Joseph Selvanayagam is currently the Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Flinders University of South Australia and Director of Cardiac Imaging at the Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, South Australia. He also currently serves on the board of the Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, Scientific Board, CSANZ, Cardiac Imaging Council, CSANZ and he is the founding President, of the Australian and New Zealand Working Group of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance.
His primary clinical interests are heart failure, cardiomyopathy, echocardiography and advanced cardiac imaging modalities including MRI and CT.