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Cardiologist , educator

Peter Lindsay Thompson, Australian Cardiologist, educator. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine.

Background

Thompson, Peter Lindsay was born on December 26, 1941 in Perth, Australia. Son of Reginald and Veronica (Donoghue) Thompson.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, U. Western Australia, Perth, 1965; Doctor of Medicine, U. Western Australia, 1989.

Career

Intern, Royal Perth Hospital, 1965-1967; assistant in medicine, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, 1970-1972; cardiologist, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, since 1972; head cardiology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, since 1989; private practice medicine specializing in cardiology, Perth, since 1973; clinical professor medicine, U. Western Australia, since 1990. Medical registrar Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Melbourne, Australia, 1968. Cardiology registrar Royal Melbourne Hospital, 1969.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine.

Membership

Fellow Royal Australasian College Physicians, American College of Physicians, American College Cardiology. Member National Heart Foundation (board directors since 1986, chairman heart attack committee since 1987), Australian Medical Association (president Western Australin branch 1986-1987), Cardiac Society Australia and New Zealand (county 1986-1991, president 1994-1996).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: boating, music, oenology.

Connections

Married Andrea Jane Stimson, August 16, 1969. Children: James, Alexandrea, Angus.

father:
Reginald Thompson

mother:
Veronica (Donoghue) Thompson

spouse:
Andrea Jane Stimson

children:
James Thompson

Alexandrea Thompson

Angus Thompson