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David McCormack

David John McCormack, BSc(Hons), MBBS, AFRACMA, FCSANZ, FACS, FRCSEd(CTh), FRCS(CTh), MBA

Waikato Cardiothoracic Unit
Selwyn & Pembroke Street
Hamilton   3204
New Zealand
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Past and present roles:

  • National Clinical Lead - Health New Zealand - Procurement, Supply Chain & Health Technology Management (2022 - present)

  • Professor - University of Waikato (2023 - present)

  • Associate Professor - University of Auckland  (2022 - present) 

  • Associate Chief Medical Officer - Waikato Hospital (2021 - 2022) 

  • Clinical Director - Waikato Cardiothoracic Unit (2019-2021)

  • Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon - Waikato Cardiothoracic Unit

  • Ethicon Travelling Fellow 2016/17 (Aortic Surgery)
  • SCTS Executive Committee Trainee Representative
  • SCTS Education Sub-committee
  • Patrick Magee Medal – Founder and Organiser (SCTS)
  • RSM Cardiothoracic Council Trainee Representative
  • RSM Cardiothoracic Council Membership Officer
  • Cardithoracic SAC Member (UK)
  • Core Surgical Training Group Cardiothoracic SAC
  • ASiT Council – Cardiothoracic Representative

Additional Educational Information


Undergraduate Training

King's Colllege London (BSc Hons)
Guy's, King's and St Thomas Medical School (MBBS - dist)

Basic Surgical Training

Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital
St Georges Hospital

Cardiothoracic Specialty Training

London Chest Hospital
St Bartholomews Hospital
Harefield Hospital
King's College Hospital
Hammersmith Hospital

Advanced Aortic Fellowship

Waikato Cardiothoracic Unit

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Critical Care
  • Cardiac
  • Coronary disease
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Endocarditis
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Valve disease
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Tricuspid valve disease
  • Aorta
  • Education
  • Professional Affairs
  • Ethics