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Prof

Peter Kistler

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Medicine - Royal Melbourne Hospital
life sciences & biomedicine
science & technology
humans
cardiovascular system & cardiology
cardiac & cardiovascular systems
atrial fibrillation
catheter ablation
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Prof

Peter Kistler

 
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Prof

Peter Kistler

 

Professor Peter Kistler is a cardiologist and electrophysiologist with an expertise in the treatment of heart rhythm disorders. He is the Head of electrophysiology at the Alfred Hospital and Head of Clinical Electrophysiology research at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne.

He is a Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Melbourne and Monash Universities.

Peter was the senior author of the first randomized study defining the role of alcohol abstinence in atrial fibrillation published in the New England Journal on January 2nd 2020. Peter’s research has drawn international attention being featured in print and electronic news media across the world in defining the role of alcohol and coffee in heart rhythm disorders as well as catheter ablation in improving heart function.

He has made a substantial contribution to the field of atrial arrhythmias with more than 180 publications and has supervised 15 PhD students. He is an invited speaker at the American Heart Association, Heart Rhythm Society in the USA and Asia-Pacific Heart Rhythm Society. He is a member of the scientific program committee for the World Congress of Cardiology Scientific Sessions in 2014 and the Australian representative on the membership committee for the Asia-Pacific Heart Rhythm Society. He was a member of the writing committee for the Heart Foundation Guidelines on the management of Heart Failure 2018. He has received fellowship and grant support from the NHMRC, National Heart Foundation and Cardiac Society Australia/NZ.

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 191 most recent scholarly works by Peter Kistler.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2005

Heart Rhythm Society Fellow Clinical Research Award

Heart Rhythm Society, USA

2015

FHRS- Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society


2002

FRACP - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Medicine - Royal Melbourne Hospital

Honorary

Baker Department Of Cardiometabolic Health

Education


Doctorate

University of Melbourne

Medicine and Surgery

University of Melbourne