Sutherland Heart Clinic is staffed by a multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals with specialist expertise in interventional cardiology and patient care.
Our team includes procedural cardiologists, clinical cardiologists, visiting cardiothoracic and vascular surgeons, anaesthetists, radiographers, specialist nurses, theatre personnel and administrative personnel.
We maintain the highest standards of credentialing of cardiologists practising at Sutherland Heart Clinic in accordance with guidelines from the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand.
You can learn more about career and employment opportunities at Sutherland Heart Clinic here.
As a patient at Sutherland Heart Clinic, you’ll be cared for by an experienced and caring team who uphold the highest standards of clinical and patient care.
All staff at Sutherland Heart Clinic participate in ongoing training, development and education. Our training initiatives include:
Educators on staff
Bi-weekly in-service education
Professional updates and short courses
Clinical specialist groups
Funded conference attendance
Support for post graduate courses
Clinical leadership team
Dr Mark Pitney is the Medical Director of the Sutherland Heart Clinic. He leads a team of specialist medical consultants who deliver diagnostic and interventional cardiology services at the clinic. He is also head of the cardiology department at The Sutherland Hospital, a staff specialist at the Prince of Wales Hospital and co-chairman of the medical advisory committee for the Sutherland and Eastern Heart Clinics.
Sue Sillato is the Director of Nursing at Sutherland Heart Clinic. She leads a multi-disciplinary team delivering day-to-day clinical operations. Sue was appointed to the role in early 2023 from her position as Clinical Nurse Educator, which she held for 12 years. She’s a Registered Nurse with more than 30 years of clinical experience in intensive care, cardiac catheter labs, nursing education, research and nursing management.