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Professor Dominic Leung is a senior staff specialist and Director of Echocardiography Department of Cardiology at Liverpool Hospital. Dominic is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, the Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh), the American College of Cardiology, European Society of Cardiology, the Hong Kong College of Physicians, and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand.
Dominic is an internationally acknowledged expert in echocardiography and cardiac imaging and has published more than 120 papers in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, editorials, reviews and invited articles in major national and international journals. The international recognition of his work is reflected in more than 2800 citations of his papers (h index of 28) and frequent invitations to speak at major national and international meetings of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, European Society of Cardiology, World Congress of Cardiology and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand.
Dominic’s research interests include thromboembolism in atrial fibrillation, valvular heart disease, heart failure, exercise physiology, exercise echocardiography, diabetic heart disease, microvascular dysfunction, coronary artery disease, acute coronary syndrome and interventional cardiology. In addition to his busy clinical service as a staff cardiologist and research, he is actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and supervises a number of Masters and PhD students.
Dominic has also been able to attract research funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council, National Heart Foundation and other funding bodies.
Dominic was nominated for the Australian Of The Year Award 2014.