Dr Sonny Palmer (Cardiologist)

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Dr Sonny Charles Palmer
Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery University of Melbourne 2004
FRACP 2012
Languages Spoken
Medical Specialties

Dr Sonny Palmer is a Consultant Cardiologist at St Vincent’s Public and Private Hospitals, Melbourne. He also provides a Cardiology outreach service to Gippsland (Central Gippsland Health Service, Sale). His clinical interests include cardiovascular risk factor management, ischaemic heart disease and valvular heart disease, with subs-specialty expertise in coronary and structural heart intervention. Sonny is the clinical coordinator of the St Vincent’s Hospital Structural Heart Program and a Senior Clinical Fellow at the University of Melbourne

Sonny graduated from the University of Melbourne with MBBS in 2004 and completed his clinical training in Cardiology at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, in 2012. He then completed two years of subspecialty training in coronary and structural heart intervention at St Vincent’s Hospital and James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom. He performs coronary angiography, percutaneous coronary intervention and structural heart intervention including balloon aortic valvuloplasty and transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). Sonny is also an accredited specialist in Cardiac CT.

Sonny was awarded a Doctorate at The University of Melbourne in 2016. He was the recipient of the prestigious National Health and Medical Research Council and National Heart Foundation scholarships. He is actively involved in clinical research, is a supervisor of Doctor of Medicine students, junior doctors, and FRACP physician trainees at St Vincent’s Hospital.

Hospital Affiliations
St Vincent's Hospital - Fitzroy
St Vincent's Private Fitzroy
Affiliated Clinics
St Vincent's Heart Centre
Affiliated Organisations
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)
Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ)
Affiliated Universities
University of Melbourne
Medical Interventions
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
PTCA - Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty
Cardiac CT
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)
Percutaneous Aortic Valve Surgery
Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
Patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure
Atrial septal defect (ASD) closure
Stress Echocardiogram
Stress Testing
Coronary and Structural Heart Intervention

Practice Locations


St Vincent's Heart Centre
St Vincent Hospital
Suite 503, 100 Victoria Parade
East Melbourne VIC 3002 
03 5144 4555
03 5144 7564