Mr Michael RowlandMBBS FRACSCardiothoracic Surgeon

Mr Michael Rowland


Mr Rowland’s specialty is adult Cardiac and Thoracic surgery.  His particular interests are Aortic and Mitral valve surgery, Coronary Bypass surgery and acquired Lung Disease.

Mr Rowland received his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of NSW in 1986.  He trained in all aspects of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery and Transplantation under the guidance of the late Victor Chang at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney.

He completed his Cardiothoracic Surgery Training in 1996 and was awarded a Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Whilst training he attended the Baker Research Institute where he undertook research into the effects of ageing on the heart, and studied overseas at Harvard University’s Beth Israel Hospital and Cambridge University’s Papworth Hospital.  He returned to Melbourne in 1998.


Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery MBBS (UNSW 1986)

Fellowship of Royal Australian College of Surgeons Cardiothoracic (1996)


Adult Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery

Professional Memberships

Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Current Appointments

Currently he holds appointments as Head of Thoracic Surgery at The Northern Hospital.

He also has admitting rights at Cabrini.

Particular Interests

  • Aortic Valve and Mitral Valve surgery
  • Coronary Bypass Surgery
  • Acquired Lung Disease