Shane Nanayakkara

Shane Nanayakkara is a cardiologist at the Alfred Hospital, and Research Fellow at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute. His interests are based in the underlying mechanisms behind heart disease and the application of technology, particularly artificial intelligence, to improving healthcare.


  • 2016–present
    Cardiologist, The Alfred
  • –present
    Cardiology Fellow, Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute


  • 2015 
    Royal Australasian College of Physicians, FRACP
  • 2008 
    Monash University, MBBS

Grants and Contracts

  • 2016
    Bright Sparks Scholarship
    Funding Source:
    Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute
  • 2016
    Health Professional Scholarship
    Funding Source:
    Heart Foundation