Dr. Michael Skinner
Graduated from Sydney University in 1980 and commenced work as an intern at
Westmead. Trained in medicine and cardiology at Westmead Hospital. FRACP 1987.
NHMRC scholarship 1988-1991. PhD Sydney University 1992. Co-winner R.T. Hall Prize 1991
(Cardiac Society). Winner Peter Bancroft Prize 1992 (Sydney University).
Ralph Reader Travelling Fellowship 1991-1994 (National Heart Foundation).
Post doctoral studies at the University of Washington, Seattle USA 1991-1994.
Staff specialist cardiology at Westmead and Director Cardiac Catheter Laboratory 1994-2000.
VMO cardiologist Westmead and Mt Druitt 2000 to present.
Locum Cardiologist Darwin for one month 2010, 2011, 2012 (ongoing).
President Westmead Association 2007, 2008.
Private practice Westmead Private Hospital 2000 to present.
Cardiology interests are acute myocardial infarction, coronary atheroma, percutaneous vascular interventions and indigenous health.