Phil is a general cardiologist with special interests in coronary intervention. He is a graduate of the University of Tasmania, completing cardiology training in Adelaide. Following a PhD at Flinders University he spent two years at the University of Lowa engaged in clinical research and further training in clinical cardiology and coronary intervention. He has ongoing involvement in clinical research, teaching, and supervision of trainees. Phil has served on committees and boards for the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, and the Heart Foundation.