CATM - Cardiology at the Mater

Dr Sara Hungerford

MBBS, FRACP

Consultant Physician and Cardiologist

Dr Sara Hungerford is a consultant cardiologist and PhD Candidate at the St. Vincent’s Hospital University of New South Wales (UNSW) Medical School in Sydney. Sara’s research seeks to better understand and predict the hemodynamic responses to transcatheter mitral and aortic valve implantation using non-invasive techniques such as two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography, arterial tonometry and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. Sara is also dedicated to medical student teaching in her role as a Conjoint Associate Lecturer with the UNSW medical school. Away from medicine, Sara has competed as a professional first-class cricketer for many years. First class representative teams included the Sydney Sixers, ACT Meteors, Surrey cricket club, the Auckland Hearts, and the NSW Breakers.