Dr Perera Kalhara

Dr Kalhara Perera



Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Academic Appointments

Dr Perera graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Medical Science, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in December 2010. After internship and residency, he commenced training in cardiothoracic surgery and obtained Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in January 2021.

He spent his training and fellowship years at Westmead Hospital in Sydney, the Austin Hospital in Melbourne and University Hospital Southampton in the UK where he was trained in all aspects of Adult Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery.

Dr Perera is currently appointed at Westmead Hospital, Blacktown Hospital, Westmead Private Hospital and Norwest Private Hospital where he treats his patients with a focus on safety and excellent clinical outcomes.

Rooms for Consultations

Hospitals Visited

Blacktown Public Hospital
Westmead Public Hospital

Norwest Private Hospital
Sydney Adventist Hospital
Westmead Private Hospital

Research Interests

Major Aortic Surgery - valve sparing aortic root replacement, aortic arch replacement
Minimal access valve surgery
Minimal access lung surgery
Pacemaker and defibrillator insertion
Diagnostic and interventional bronchoscopy