Associate Professor Brian Ko is a cardiologist sub-specialising in interventional cardiology and cardiac CT.
Brian graduated with Honours at the University of New South Wales in 2000 and completed his cardiology training at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney in 2008. He then undertook a two year fellowship of interventional training at MonashHEART in Melbourne. Brian was awarded a PhD from Monash University for his research in the use of cardiac CT to assess myocardial perfusion in 2013, and an MD from Monash University for his research on coronary flow in 2017.
Brian has won a number of research scholarships including the Royal Australasian College of Physicians Basser Research Scholarship, Robertson Family Scholarship and the National Heart Foundation Post Doctorate Fellowship. He has published extensively in leading international journals such as Journal of American College of Cardiology, European Heart Journal, Radiology and JACC Imaging. His research interests include the invasive and non-invasive methods to assess for myocardial ischemia, including the novel use of cardiac CT to assess coronary blood flow.
Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac CT.
Brian is an interventional cardiologist and specialist in cardiac CT at Monash Heart in Monash Medical Centre. He is also appointed as an Associate Professor for his supervision of PhD research in Monash University. For private patients, Brian visits and performs procedures at Jessie McPherson, Cabrini, Epworth Eastern and Valley Private Hospital. His clinical practice currently combines his interest and expertise in the invasive and non-invasive evaluation and management of coronary artery disease, as well as the management of and general cardiology conditions including valvular heart disease, rhythm disturbances, hypertension and cardiomyopathy.
Brian is married with three young children- all girls. He enjoys travelling and spending time with his family. Originally from Hong Kong, he is also fluent in Cantonese.