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Dr Ryan Markham Cardiologist

MBBS | FRACP | MPhil

Interventional Cardiologist

Dr Ryan Markham is an interventional cardiologist who specialises in the management of ischaemic and valvular heart disease. He performs coronary and structural interventions including; percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), high-risk PCI with Impella circulatory support, congenital heart defect repair, transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), and transcatheter mitral and tricuspid therapies (TMTT).

Dr Markham graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery from the University of New South Wales in Sydney. He completed advanced cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowship training at The Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane. During his fellowship, he completed a Master of Philosophy through the University of Queensland, evaluating mitral annular geometry before and after transcatheter mitral valve therapy. 

Dr Markham continued his training with an interventional fellowship, focusing on structural intervention, at Stanford University in the United States. While at Stanford, he was involved in several trials evaluating efficacy of novel TAVI and TMTT devices in high-risk patients with valvular heart disease. During this time, he was awarded a position at Stanford Byers Centre for Biodesign and was involved in the development of medical devices for use in patients with critical cardiovascular disease, focusing on artificially intelligent software used to predict patient outcomes. 

Dr Markham is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians. He has published extensively in the field of coronary and structural heart intervention in international peer reviewed journals, while also presenting regularly at international conferences. 

Dr Markham is a lecturer at the University of Queensland and is regularly involved in community teaching. He is a Visiting Medical Officer with consulting rooms at St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital, Mater Private Hospital at South Brisbane and Redlands, Greenslopes Private Hospital and Sunnybank Private Hospital

Clinical Interests

Coronary heart disease, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), high-risk PCI, transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), transcatheter mitral and tricuspid therapies (TMTT), aortic stenosis, mitral regurgitation, tricuspid regurgitation, atrial septal defect and patent foramen ovale repair.

Education and Training

Medical Bachelor, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
University of New South Wales | Sydney, Australia 

Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology
The Prince Charles Hospital | Brisbane, Australia

Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology
Stanford University | California, United States

Master of Philosophy (MPhil) 
University of Queensland | Brisbane, Australia

Professional Memberships & Awards

Lecturer
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)
Sydney, Australia

Consultation Rooms