A/Prof George Matalanis

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

A/Prof George Matalanis is an experienced Melbourne based Cardiothoracic Surgeon who performs coronary artery bypass graft surgery, heart valve repairs and replacements, and other cardiac and thoracic surgical operations.

For information on consulting locations and making an appointment, please contact our office at Heart of Melbourne.

PROFILE

A/Prof George Matalanis is renowned for his pioneering work in aortic arch surgery without circulatory arrest. He has been the Director of the Cardiac Surgery Unit at Austin Health which is one of Victoria's largest health care providers and he is internationally respected for this work.

 

A/Prof George Matalanis specialises in coronary bypass graft surgery, cardiac valve surgery, aortic surgery, advanced aortic and mitral valve repair, minimally invasive mitral valve, tricuspid valve and ASD surgery and all aspects of acute and chronic thoracic aortic disease including both open and stent graft repairs.

A/Prof George Matalanis developed a thoracic aortic stent grafting program, and was heavily involved in implementing a total arterial revascularisation program.

Qualifications

 

Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, 2006

FRACS, Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Melbourne, 1993

 

FRACS, Vascular Surgery, University of Melbourne, 1991

 

Fellowship in Cardiovascular Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA, 1990

FRACS, General Surgery / MBBS 1980, University of Melbourne, 1987

A/Prof George Matalanis is affiliated with the following hospitals:

 

  • Knox Private Hospital, Wantirna

  • Warringal Private Hospital, Heidelberg

  • Austin Health

 
SPECIAL INTERESTS AND SERVICES

  • Aortic Root and Aortic Arch Surgery

  • Endovascular Aortic, Pulmonary and Mitral Valve Repair/Replacement

  • Thoraco-abdominal surgery

  • Endovascular Stent Graft Repairs

  • CABG Surgery

 
REFERRALS & FEES

A/Prof George Matalanis does not routinely bulk bill, however he discounts for pensioners and healthcare cardholders. You do not need to have private health insurance for an appointment. 

You can only obtain the Medicare refund if you have been referred by another medical practitioner so please bring along your referral with you on the day.

Private Hospital Care

A/Prof George Matalanis participates in the 'No-GAP' cover with most of the private health insurance companies. This means that any ‘out of pocket’ doctor’s fees for your medical care in a private hospital will be kept to a minimum. Our office will provide further details at the time of your admission.

 
 
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CONTACT US

Our Address

157 Scoresby Road

Boronia, VIC 3155

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday  08:00AM – 18:00PM

Saturday    09:00AM – 12:00PM

Email

Website

hom.com.au

Telephone

1300 122 888

Fax

03 8080 0766

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LOCATIONS

BORONIA

157 Scoresby Road

Boronia 3155

GLEN WAVERLEY

Victorian Rehab Centre

499 Springvale Road

Glen Waverley 3150

BACCHUS MARSH

91 Gisborne Road

Bacchus Marsh 3340

MANNINGHAM

Manningham Specialist Centre

Level 5, 200 High Street

Templestowe Lower 3107

FAWKNER

1348 Sydney Road

Fawkner 3060

WHEELERS HILL

SP024 Brandon Park

Shopping Centre

Wheelers Hill 3150