Professor Yves d'Udekem
The Royal Children's Hospital, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, University of Melbourne.
Professor Yves d'Udekem is an international leader in the field of paediatric cardiac surgery. He migrated from Belgium to Australia in 2003 to work at The Royal Children's Hospital. His current main research focus is the long-term outcomes of patients born with a single ventricle who have undergone the Fontan operation. He is now leading the world's largest and most in-depth research of its kind in this patient population having established The Fontan Registry at RCH.