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Alistair Royse

Alistair George Royse, MBBS, M.D., FRACS, FCSANZ, GAICD

Royal Melbourne Hospital
Suite 21, PMC
PO Box 2135 RMH
Melbourne, VIC  3050
61 3 9035 4759
61 418554135 (alternative)
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Associate Professor Melbourne University 2003
Professor Melbourne University 2011
Co-director Ultrasound Education Group Melbourne University 2004
Deputy Head, Dept of Surgery, Melbourne University 2013
Co-director SCA/ASA/NBE Basic perioperative TEE education pathway
Co-director SCA On-CUE clinical ultrasound courses
Board member, National Heart Foundation,  Australia
Board member, Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand
Co-director Mobile Learning Unit, Melbourne Univesity Medical School
Executive member, Melbourne Medical School
Honorary Professor, Swinburne University
Visiting Professor, UKM University, Malaysia

Royal Melbourne Hospital Surgeon 1995
Western Hospital, Melbourne Surgeon 1999

Other Interests

Total arterial coronary bypass surgery
Radial artery use
Y (composite) grafts
Echocardiography training
Clinical ultrasound training
Epidural analgesia in Cardiac Surgery


Total arterial coronary bypass surgery
Late radial artery angiography
Late Y graft angiography
Late clinical outcome for arterial coronary surgery
PEARS (Personal external aortic root support)
Use of blood in cardiac surgery (TRICS-III, CLIP)
Use of steroids in cardiac surgery (SIRS)
Left atrial occlusion in cardiac surgery (LAAOS-III, LAAOS-III SAFE)
Use of antiplatelet agents post surgery (COMPASS)
Use of topical haemostatic patch (EVEREST)
Clinical ultrasound utility
Postoperative quality of recovery scoring
Followup sutureless valve (Perceval registry)
TA Trial (Total arterial revascularisation RCT)



Additional Educational Information

Deputy Head, Dept of Surgery, University of Melbourne
Director Mobile Learning Unit, Melbourne University Medical School
Director Ultrasound Education Group, Dept of Surgery, Melbourne Uni

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Thoracic
  • Cardiac
  • Coronary disease
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Aorta
  • Anesthesia
  • Education
  • Medical technology