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Prof Silvana Marasco
Director Cardiothoracic Surgery
Prof Silvana Marasco is the Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery at The Alfred and Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Monash University.
Prof Marasco performs the full spectrum of adult cardiac and thoracic operations, including heart and lung transplants and implantation of mechanical assist devices.
Her surgical areas of interest include:
- Minimally invasive valve surgery
- Innovative techniques
- Management of chest trauma
She has a Master of Surgery, Master of Bioethics, a PhD and has published over 160 peer reviewed journal articles and 14 book chapters. Her research interests have focussed on chest trauma, transplantation outcomes and innovations in surgical techniques for which she has received over $6.5 million in total funding.