Yves D'udekem D'acozMD, PhD, FRACS
Yves d'Udekem has acquired international leadership as an academic surgeon in the field of paediatric cardiac surgery. He migrated from Belgium to Australia in 2003 to work at The Royal Children's Hospital. His research career is following an ascending trajectory at the Hospital, which is now one of the world leading centres in paediatric cardiac surgery.
His current main research focus is the long-term outcome of patients born with a single ventricle who have undergone a Fontan operation. He is now leading the world's largest and most in-depth research of its kind in this patient population.