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John Elliot

BMedSc MB ChB(Otago) PhD(Flin) FRACP

Department of Medicine
University of Otago, Christchurch
Private Bag 4345
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand


Current Roles

  • Convenor, Trainee Intern Programme, University of Otago, Christchurch
  • Interventional Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology, Christchurch Hospital

Research Interests

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Coronary Angioplasty and stenting
  • Treatment of dyslipidaemias
  • Audit of clinical care
  • Quality of life in Cardiovascular Disease


Lizamore, C. A., Stoner, L., Kathiravel, Y., Elliott, J., & Hamlin, M. J. (2022). Does intermittent hypoxic exposure enhance the cardioprotective effect of exercise in an inactive population? Frontiers in Physiology, 13, 1005113. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2022.1005113 Journal - Research Article

Schafer, J., Bain, C., Frampton, C., & Elliott, J. (2021). Outcomes in women and men in the first year after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in 2019. Heart, Lung & Circulation, 30(Suppl. 2), (pp. S65). doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2021.05.018 Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Chan, D., Stewart, R., Kerr, A., Dicker, B., Kyle, C., Adamson, P., … Edmond, J., … Elliott, J., … Williams, M., … Somaratne, J. (2021). The impact of a national COVID-19 lockdown on acute coronary syndrome hospitalisations in New Zealand: An ANZACS-QI study. Heart, Lung & Circulation, 30(Suppl. 2), (pp. S62-S63). doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2021.05.013 Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Bain, C., Schafer, J., Li, A., Frampton, C., & Elliott, J. (2021). Only 28% of New Zealanders reach target LDL-cholesterol levels <1.6 mmol/L using currently available therapies after acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Heart, Lung & Circulation, 30(Suppl. 2), (pp. S62). doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2021.05.012 Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

McAlister, C. P., Yi, M., Adamson, P. D., Troughton, R. W., Rhodes, M., Blake, J. W. H., … Elliott, J. M., … Puri, A. (2021). Trends in the detection, management and 30-day outcomes of spontaneous coronary artery dissection: A six-year, New Zealand centre experience. Heart, Lung & Circulation, 30, 78-85. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.06.020 Journal - Research Article

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