PROF Christian Brizard

PROF Christian Brizard




  • Educated and trained in France, Associate Professor Christian Brizard is the Director of the Cardiac Surgery Unit at the Royal Children’s Hospital. Leading a dedicated and highly skilled group of medical professionals, Christian Brizard and his team perform 700 heart operations per year, with an emphasis on treatment of neonatal and complex congenital cardiac problems. Christian Brizard is conducting experimental heart research with the RCH and MCRI heart research group at the RCH in Melbourne. 

    Christian has a special interest in chord stem cell research in hypoplastic left heart syndrome.   


Selected publications


Additional Grant Information

  • Chrisitan has recieved 6 grants in the last 10 years amounting to over half a million dollars.  Christian was Principal Investigator for 4 of the grants   


Education and training

  • MS, 1994
  • MD, University of Paris VII: Jussieu 1989


Available for supervision

  • N

Supervision Statement

  • As A/Prof of Paediatrics of the University of Melbourne, Christian Brizard has had supervision responsibilities to advanced medical studies (AMS) students.  He has supervised 1 PhD student in our unit, 2 AMS students and is currently Principal supervisor for two University of Melbourne Scholarly Selective Students.