Dr Nikki Stamp
Travels from: Western Australia
Determined to change the way we think about health
Categories: Health & Lifestyle
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
Dr Nikki Stamp is a heart and lung surgeon, a champion for women and is determined to make us all healthier. Nikki trained throughout Australia and holds a Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Medicine with Honors. She also holds a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in cardiothoracic surgery.
Her research has been published in ANZ Journal of Surgery, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Annals of Surgery, Heart Lung Circulation and the British Medical Journal.
Nikki has a strong desire to change the way we think about health and is a passionate supporter of the Heart Foundation and women's heart disease advocacy. She is a sought after speaker for women in surgery and a participant of social media campaign #ILookLikeASurgeon. Nikki is mentor and supporter of women in surgery and of women in all careers.
Nikki writes regularly for The Huffington Post and has also contributed for The Cusp and Steel Heels, Mamamia and The Guardian. She was chosen as one of 40 under 40 for Time Out Sydney, as well as one of Mamamia's Inspirational Women You Can Look Up To. In 2017, Nikki was featured as one of the Women of the Year in Harpers Bazaar.
She has appeared on the 'Today Show' and 'The Daily Edition', 'BBC World News', 'Conversations with Richard Fiedler' and 'BBC Women's Hour' and as the host for ABC's flagship science show 'Catalyst'. Her first book, 'Can You Die of a Broken Heart?' has been released via Murdoch Books.
In 2019, Nikki anchored Channel Seven's new program 'Operation: Live', which gave audience a chance to see operations occuring in real time. Nikki was a part of a panel of experts who explained the footage on-screen to audiences, as well as interacted with the attending surgeons.