Dr Kazuaki Negishi

Dr Kazuaki (Kaz) Negishi is a cardiologist at the Royal Hobart Hospital and the Hobart Private Hospital; and a senior lecturer at Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania. He is currently a National Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellow.

Dr Negishi specialized in cardiovascular imaging, especially echocardiography (ultrasound of the heart, including transthoracic, transoesophageal and stress echocardiography), as well as Cardiac CT.

Dr Negishi graduated from a medical school in Japan, completed his training in Medicine and Cardiology including an echocardiography and interventional fellowship in Japan. He also completed this PhD on cardiac issues in patients with Haemodialysis. Then, he moved to Cleveland Clinic, USA to pursue his research interest and did post-doctoral fellowship for 3 years before he came to Australia