Past Scientists

Associate Professor Kumud Dhital

Associate Professor Kumud Dhital is a cardiothoracic specialist and transplant surgeon at St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney and a faculty member at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute.

A/Prof Dhital works closely with Professor Peter Macdonald from the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute heading up the Cardiac Transplantation Laboratory. Together, they developed the donation after circulatory death (DCD) transplant technique.

In 2014, A/Prof Dhital led the surgical team who completed the world's first DCD transplant.