Dr. William Shi is an Attending Cardiovascular Surgeon at the Northwell Health System, the New York City metropolitan area’s largest healthcare provider. William obtained his Medical Degree from the University of Melbourne in 2010 and trained in Cardiothoracic Surgery in Melbourne, obtaining board certification and Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in 2020. During training, William completed a PhD research fellowship at the University of Melbourne investigating heart failure, obtaining a PhD in 2017 and remains an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Melbourne in Australia.
From 2020-2022, William undertook Advanced Clinical Fellowship training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital, both affiliates of Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA, gaining experience performing mitral valve, aortic valve and aortic root surgery. while also cross-training in transcatheter interventional procedures for valvular heart disease. He joined the Northwell Health System in New York, USA in 2022 and focuses on conventional, minimally-invasive and transcatheter surgery for valve disease as well as the liberal usage of arterial conduits for coronary artery surgery.
William is a recipient of the 2020 Society of Thoracic Surgeons Michael J. Davidson Structural Heart Fellowship Award, a Foundation for Surgery Research Scholarship from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. a Postgraduate Research Scholarship from the National Heart Foundation of Australia, a Research Scholarship from the Australia and New Zealand Society for Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons, as well multiple scholarships from the University of Melbourne. He has published over 50 original manuscripts and book chapters and presented at scientific meetings in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.