A/Prof James Otton is a conjoint Associate Professor within the School of Medicine. He is a clinical faculty member of the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute and has experience in advanced cardiac imaging techniques, complex cardiological conditions including cardio-oncology and cardiovascular risk assessment.
A/Prof Otton holds the highest international SCMR and SCCT Level 3 certification in Cardiac MRI diagnostics and cardiovascular CT. James was awarded the Foundation Year Graduate’s Medal from the University of New South Wales and has received numerous research awards including the 2012 Young Investigator Award from the International Society of Cardiovascular CT.
In addition to his medical qualifications James holds a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy, a Masters of Biomedical engineering and has a PhD on the early detection of cardiovascular disease from the University of New South Wales and the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute
Current research includes improving cardiovascular risk assessment with cardiac CT, improving catheter valve procedures with advanced cardiac simulation and the effects of cancer treatments on the heart.