Prof David Playford

  • MBBS, FRACP, PhD, FCSANZ, FESC, FACC
  • Cardiovascular Imaging Specialist
  • Spoken languages English

Overview

Other interests

David has an interest in diagnosing chronic breathlessness, and has been pivotal in setting up the first multidisciplinary Breathlessness service in WA. Watch a video of David explaining breathlessness here.

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of Royal Australian College of Physicians (FRACP)
  • Fellow of Cardiac Society of Australia New Zealand (FCSANZ)
  • Fellow of European Society of Cardiology (FESC)
  • Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC)

Publications and affiliations

  • Playford D, Strange G, Celermajer D, Evans G, Scalia G, Simon S on behalf of the NEDA contributing sites. Diastolic Dysfunction and Mortality in 436,360 men and women: The National Echo Database Australia (NEDA). European Heart Journal: Cardiovascular Imaging 2020 in press
  • Stewart S, Strange G, Playford D. The Challenge of an Expanded Therapeutic Window in Pulmonary Hypertension. Nature Reviews Cardiol. https://doi.org/10.1038/ s41569-020-0332-92020.
  • Playford D, Bordin E, Mohamad R, Stewart S, and Strange G. Enhanced Diagnosis of Severe Aortic Stenosis Using Artificial Intelligence: A Proof-of-Concept Study of 530,871 Echocardiograms. J Am Coll Cardiol: Cardiovasc Img 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2019.10.013
  • Geoff Strange, Simon Stewart, David S. Celermajer, David Prior, Gregory M. Scalia, Thomas H. Marwick, Eli Gabbay, Marcus Ilton, Majo Joseph, Jim Codde, David Playford, on behalf of the NEDA Contributing Sites. Poor Long-Term Survival in Patients With Moderate Aortic Stenosis. J Am Coll Cardiol 2019;74;15:1851-63. DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2019.08.004
  • Geoff Strange, Simon Stewart, David S. Celermajer, David Prior, Gregory M. Scalia, Thomas H. Marwick, Eli Gabbay, Marcus Ilton, Majo Joseph, Jim Codde, David Playford, on behalf of the NEDA Contributing Sites. Threshold of Pulmonary Hypertension Associated With Increased Mortality. J Am Coll Cardiol 2019;73:2660–72.