David S. Winlaw MBBS(Hons) MD FRACS

Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon

Key Appointments


  • Paediatric Cardiac Surgeon, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick
  • Cardiothoracic and Transplant Surgeon, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney


  • Lead, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network (The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and Sydney Children’s Hospital Randwick)
  • Head, Kids Heart Research, Heart Centre for Children, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead


  • Professor in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney
  • Honorary Faculty Member, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Darlinghurst, NSW
  • Associate Editor, Progress in Pediatric Cardiology
  • Editorial Board, World Journal of Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery


  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Cardiothoracic Surgery, awarded December 1999
  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), by Thesis, University of NSW, awarded February 1997
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B., B.S.). Graduated with Honours (Class II Division I), University of New South Wales, awarded February 1990
  • FMGEMS (USA medical accreditation) completed August 1991
  • FCSANZ, Fellow of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • Our Partners:

  • Heart Centre Children
  • The Childrens Hospital Westmead
  • The University Sydney
  • Fracs
  • St Vincents Hospital