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Clifford Hughes

Clifford Frederick Hughes, M.D., Professor

Clinical Excellence Commission
Level 3, 65 Martin Place
Sydney NSW  2000
61 02 9382 7668
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


1969 - MB BS, University of New South Wales, Australia
1974 - Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS Cardiothoracic Surgery)
1984 - Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
1986 - Fellow, American College of Cardiology (FACC)
1987 - 2001 - Chairman, Therapeutic Device Evaluation Committee (Australian Government)
1993 - 2004 - Chairman, Special Committee Investigating Deaths Associated with Surgery (NSW Governme
1994 - Medical Supervisor, Australia and New Zealand Heart Valve Registry
1995 - 2005 - Head, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney Austr
1998 - Officer in the Order of Australia (AO)
2005 - Present, CEO, Clinical Excellence Commission, NSW Australia

Other Interests

Transmyocardial Laser Revascularisation
Aortic Dissection
Tracking of Prosthetic Devices
Surgery for Coronary Artery Disease
Quality Assurance and Peer Review in Surgery
Combined Coronary and Carotid disease
Surgery for disease of the Ascending Aorta and Aortic Valve