Professor, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University
Professor Kiat graduated from Monash University. He did his medical internship and residency at the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne and did his general, interventional and electrophysiolgy cardiology training at the Alfred and Austin Hospitals, Melbourne and Westmead Hospital, Sydney.
He went on to do his research fellowship, and was appointed full-time staff cardiologist and Director of Cardiac Imaging Research, at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre, UCLA School of Medicine in Los Angeles. Over his 10 year tenure there, he acquired several million dollars of research grants and published more than 200 research publications in the field of cardiovascular medicine.
He is a Diplomate of American Boards: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Nuclear Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease - Subspecialty Cardiac CT.
In 2007, Professor Kiat was invited to be one of the foundation professors to head up the School of Advanced Medicine at Macquarie University, which provides specialty and subspecialty medical training and degrees for our medical graduates.
Expending along previous research in quantitation and automation of image data processing, output, and interpretation
Cardiac resynchronisation therapy with echo & nuclear imaging
Multi-modality imaging in Medicare regulated practice environment
Multi-modality imaging - development and validation of test indications
Relative and complementary roles of anatomic vs. function cardiac imaging
Novel PET tracers in cardiovascular medicine
Molecular imaging of atherosclerotic and vulnerable plague imaging