About

Ms Nordstrand is a Victorian trained adult Cardiothoracic Surgeon with experience working within Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Along with surgical and teaching interests, she practices strong patient advocacy to ensure high standards of patient care and positive interactions with all members of staff. Ms Nordstrand is also fluent in Swedish.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Eastern

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Hospital

Epworth Geelong

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

89 Bridge Road
Richmond VIC 3121

Special interests

  • Adult Cardiac Surgery - CABG, valve, aortic
  • Thoracic Surgery - thoracic oncology, VATS, minimally invasive
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Sternal & Chest Wall Reconstruction Surgery

Education and training

  • Involved in CTS SET training - public & private placements
  • 2015 SVHM Supervisor of CTS Training
  • CTS Resident training programs
  • 2013 Nottingham University Hospitals Honours Awards for Excellence (short-listed)
  • 2012 SVHM Registrar of the Year for Teaching Training Supervision (short-listed)

Research

  • Lung cancers - Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research
  • Cardiac Myxomas
  • TRICS-III
  • IABP Support

Qualifications

  • MBBS, Flinders University of South Australia 1997
  • MPhil (Surgery), University of Queensland 2011
  • FRACS (CTS) 2012

Professional Associations

  • Australia & NZ Society of Cardiac & Thoracic Surgeons
  • Australian Medical Association
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Australasian Lung Cancer Trials Group
  • Australian Society of Medical Research
The institute is committed to the care of patients with cardiac disease and provides the highest standards in investigation and management to ensure a speedy and effective recovery process.