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Dr Glenn McKay (General and Cardiothoracic Surgery)

Canberra Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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Level 5, Suite 12 / Hospital Road Garran, ACT 2605

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Dr Glenn McKay BSc MBChB FRACS (General and Cardiothoracic Surgery)

Heart Surgery

  • Coronary artery surgery

  • Cardiac valve surgery

  • Surgery on the thoracic aorta


Chest Surgery

  • Removal of lung cancer, mediastinal masses

  • Performance of lymph node biopsy and bronchoscopy.

  • Management of pneumothorax, empyema, diaphragm and chest wall pathology and chest trauma.


Dr Glenn McKay consults and operates at both The Canberra Hospital and National Capital Private Hospital in Garran, ACT. He has been in practice since 2008, firstly in Wellington, New Zealand, then in the ACT from 2014. Dr McKay has extensive training in the management of simple and complex chest surgery. His postgraduate fellowship training included time at Greenlane Cardiac Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand and the Royal Melbourne Hospital. He undertook 18 months of post-Fellowship training in the USA at the University of Virginia (complex thoracic surgery) and the Emory Clinic, Atlanta (adult cardiac surgery).


With local and overseas training and dual Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Fellowship in both General and Cardiothoracic Surgery, he is well qualified to consult on all aspects of adult heart and lung surgery.


Dr McKay is concerned about the increasing cost of healthcare for Australians and as such offers No Gap billing for the vast majority of his patients.


Dr McKay is available for consultation with weekly clinics held at:


National Capital Private Hospital (Private rooms)

Level 5, Suite 12 Hospital Road

Garran, ACT 2605

Telephone: (02) 6225 7030    Fax (02) 6103 9047


Cardiothoracic Surgery Unit (Public clinic)

Building 1, Level 3

The Canberra Hospital

Yamba Drive

Garran, ACT 2605

Phone: (02) 6244 3096    Fax: (02) 5244 4010



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Dr Glenn McKay

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Practice information

Contact details

Level 5, Suite 12 / Hospital Road Garran, ACT 2605
(02) 6225 7...
(02) 6103 9...

Languages spoken


Special interests

Cardiothoracic surgery
Heart valve disease
Valvular heart disease