The CSANZ 2020 RT Hall Prize Winner
Prof Peter Kistler
Alfred Hospital and the
Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, VIC
Prof Kistler leads the Electrophysiology Program at The Alfred Hospital and The Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute. Over the past decade Peter has developed the clinical program into one of the highest profile groups nationally and internationally.
He is now recognized as one of the leading international figures in the management of atrial arrhythmias. In parallel with his success as a leading EP clinician, Prof Kistler has assembled outstanding track record of research output. He has published a substantial portfolio of research papers including many at the highest levels in Circulation, JACC and European Heart Journal.
As a component of his clinical and research work, Peter has been a consistent supervisor of PhD candidates undertaking advanced EP training and research. Many of these graduates have already gone on to substantial appointments in major academic centres.
“It is a great honour to receive the RT Hall Prize from the CSANZ and humbling to join the ranks of previous winners who have made outstanding contributions to cardiology.”