Sydney Cardiothoracic Surgeons


Welcome to Sydney Cardiothoracic Surgeons

Sydney Cardiothoracic Surgeons is a specialist cardiothoracic practice with rooms in Newtown. Many aspects of cardiothoracic surgery are covered by the practice, including:

Heart surgery:

  • Aortic root and aortic arch
  • Surgery for heart failure (ventricular remodelling and cardiac resynchronization therapy)
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
  • Mitral valve repair

Lung surgery:

  • Lung cancer
  • Minimally invasive/thoracoscopic surgery
  • Surgery for emphysema (lung volume reduction and endobronchial valves)

The surgeons in the practice work closely together - Prof Brian McCaughan and Dr Matthew Bayfield.

In the news

Fighting the Devil's Dust - Strathfield Hospitals The Rounds

Professor Brian McCaughan & Jocelyn McLean discuss the management of mesothelioma.

The Seven Signs Of Heart Attack - Daily Telegraph

Dr Matt Bayfield outlines the seven signs of a heart attack.

Improving Patient Care Symposium - NSW Health Symposium

Associate Professor Brian McCaughan AM, Chair, Agency for Clinical Innovation and Clinical Excellence Commission Boards NSW Health Reform Symposium 2013- Improving Patient Care.

Surgeon slams treatment of cancer patients -

Science taking over; a critique of an increased science focus over traditional care in hospitals and cancer centres.