Christian previously undertook extensive training in general paediatrics, paediatric cardiology and paediatric electrophysiology (heart rhythm) at a number of institutions including the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Freeman Hospital (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK) and the Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto, Canada) before returning to the Heart Centre for Children in 2011.
Christian is employed as a Senior Staff Specialist in the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network, and works at both Sydney Children’s Hospital at Randwick, and the Children’s Hospital at Westmead. Christian is involved in training at all levels from medical students, nursing staff, junior medical staff and specialists in training. In addition to general paediatric cardiology, Christian is skilled in the catheter ablation of heart rhythm disturbances, and also has special interests in inherited arrhythmias such as Long QT Syndrome and the prevention of sudden unexpected death in the young. Christian is currently the lead paediatric electrophysiologist (heart rhythm specialist) in The Sydney Children’s Hospital Network. Currently, Christian is consulting at our Westmead and Wollongong sites.