Associate Professor David Eccleston trained in Sydney and at Royal Perth Hospital before completing a two-year Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology and basic research in vascular biology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA. After working as an interventional cardiologist and Director of the Coronary Care Unit at Fremantle Hospital, David took up appointments as an Interventional Cardiologist at the Royal Melbourne and Western Hospitals in 1997. He subsequently attained a Masters degree in Clinical Epidemiology and became a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Melbourne where he plays an active role in the development of future generations of physicians. Recently appointed as the Australian Clinical Research Services Director with Genesis HeartCare Cardiovascular Research, David is available to see patients at Melbourne Private Hospital and also has a public appointment at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
A keen athlete, David balances his clinical and research commitments with marathon running, and also enjoys traveling with his family.
David’s interests include: