'I look after many 15-year-olds who have had three, four or five open heart surgeries'


Bo Remenyi, a consultant paediatric cardiologist at the Royal Darwin Hospital who also works at the Menzies Research Institute.

Why I went into cardiology

When I was a junior doctor in 2001 I worked ‘out bush’ in Queensland. It was a real eye-opener. During my medical training at the University of Queensland, I had never actually seen a patient with rheumatic heart disease. But now I found myself looking after young Indigenous children dying from the condition. The saddest