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Luke J. Burchill, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.

  1. Cardiologist


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Luke J. Burchill, MBBS, Ph.D., is a cardiologist with expertise in adult congenital heart disease. He trained at the Toronto Congenital Cardiac Center for Adults where he was the first person to complete a combined fellowship in both adult congenital heart disease and advanced heart failure. His research demonstrating better survival among adults congenital patients following heart transplantation has helped shape clinical care guidelines in the United States, and around the world. Moving with his family to Minnesota in 2021, he is excited to join the Mayo Clinic Adult Congenital Heart Disease team and lead development of the Mayo Clinic's Adult Congenital Heart Failure Care Pathway.

Dr. Burchill's research increasingly focused on helping patients to gain access to high quality evidence-based care that meets them where they are according to their needs. He currently serves as President of the International Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease, the peak global organization for clinicians who care for adults living with congenital heart disease.

Dr. Burchill is a proud member of Australia's Yorta Yorta and Dja Dja Wurrung Aboriginal Nations. He serves as Indigenous co-lead for the Australian Stroke Alliance in which the world's first air stroke ambulances are being developed to reduce stroke disability for rural, remote and Indigenous Australians.

  1. Transesophageal echocardiogram
  • Adult congenital heart disease
  • Heart failure in adults with congenital heart disease
  • Cardiac disease in pregnancy
  • Population level health outcomes in adults with congenital heart disease
  • Indigenous cardiovascular health
  • Health equity

Research Interests:

  • Adult congenital heart disease
  • Heart failure
  • Indigenous cardiovascular health
  • Indigenous governance
  • Health outcomes research
  • Health equity
  1. 2014
    Fellowship - EchocardiographyCleveland Clinic
  2. 2013
    Fellowship - Advanced Heart FailureToronto General Hospital
  3. 2013
    Doctor of PhilosophyUniversity of Melbourne
  4. 2012
    Fellowship - Adult Congenital Heart DiseaseToronto Congenital Cardiac Center for Adults
  5. 2007
    FellowshipRoyal Australasian College of Physicians
  6. 2000
    MBBSUniversity of Melbourne


  1. 2006
    CardiologyRoyal Australian College of Physicians

Awards and honors

  1. 2023
    Outstanding Physician AwardMayo Clinic MSHS Echocardiography Program
  2. 2021
    Investigator AwardNational Health & Medical Research Council of Australia
  3. 2020
    Sandra Eades Excellence Award for Top-Ranked Indigenous Health ResearchNational Health and Medical Research Council
  4. 2019
    Knowledge & Innovation Award for RMHiveCity of Melbourne
  5. 2017
    Oregon Health Science University Faculty Teaching AwardOregon Health and Science University
  6. 2010
    University of Toronto Dean's Fund AwardUniversity of Toronto
  7. 2010
    Beth Medjuk Clinical ScholarshipUniversity of Toronto
  8. 2008
    Scientific Conference Research Award FinalistHigh Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia
  9. 2006
    National Heart Foundation of Australia ScholarshipNational Heart Foundation of Australia

Professional memberships

  1. 2023 - present
    Steering Committee, Co-ChairSecond World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery
  2. 2022 - 2023
    Joint Session OrganizerInternational Society of Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  3. 2022 - present
    ChairMayo Clinic Adult Congenital Heart Disease/Heart Failure Care Working Group
  4. 2022 - present
    LeadMayo Clinic Adult Congenital Heart Disease Heart Failure Care Pathway Design
  5. 2022 - present
    Steering CommitteeMayo Clinic Adult Congenital Heart Disease Board Review
  6. 2022 - present
    MemberDepartment of Cardiovascular Medicine, Physician Innovation Marketing
  7. 2022 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  8. 2022 - present
    PresidentInternational Society of Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  9. 2022 - present
    Congress 2023 Committee MemberEuropean Society of Cardiology
  10. 2021 - present
    Co-LeadIndigenous Australian Stroke Alliance
  11. 2020 - 2022
    ChairRoyal Australian College of Physicians Online Congress Series.
  12. 2020 - 2022
    President ElectInternational Society of Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  13. 2020 - present
    Steering Committee MemberAustralian National Standards of Care for Childhood-Onset Heart Disease
  14. 2020 - present
    Steering CommitteeVictorian Aboriginal Research Accord Project
  15. 2019 - 2022
    Co-ChairFontan Registry, Australia/New Zealand
  16. 2018 - 2022
    ChairMelbourne Academic Center for Health, Indigenous Subcommittee
  17. 2018 - 2022
    MemberAustralian Health Research Alliance, Indigenous Subcommittee
  18. 2018 - 2022
    MemberMelbourne Health Research Ethics Committee
  19. 2018 - 2022
    TreasurerInternational Society of Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  20. 2018 - 2022
    ChairAboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Committee of the RACP
  21. 2016 - 2022
    MemberAmerican Heart Association, Council of Cardiovascular Disease in the Young
  22. 2010 - present
    FellowRoyal Australian College of Physicians