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2020-06-25

San Cardiothoracic surgeon Dr Emily Granger talks to 2GB

San cardiothoracic surgeon Dr Emily Granger talks to 2GBs John Stanley about the San Foundation supported $1 million refurbished state-of-the-art cardiothoracic operating theatre.

 
Our number 1 killer, one Australian dies every 27 minutes from heart diseases like hardening of the arteries, heart failure and valve problems which makes the advances in heart surgery so critical.
 
 
Dr Emily Granger is one of only 13 female cardiothoracic surgeons in Australia and was one of the surgeons involved in the 'Heart in a Box' pioneering heart surgery.
 
 
The San has completed 18,000 cardiac surgeries since 1979 when it became the first private hospital in Australia to offer a fully integrated cardiac program.
 
 
Dr Granger says is the new facility is an 'operating theatre for the future'.
 
 
Click here to listen to the podcast. 
 
 

 

 

    


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