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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery , Thoracic Surgery

Mr Kolveker is an experienced cardiac surgeon who is experienced in mitral valve repair and surgery for atrial fibrillation. He is also an experienced thoracic surgeon with special interests in video-assisted surgery for lung and diaphragm. 

He has also published extensively within his field. 

 

Appointment at The Wellington is ad hoc, please enquire.

 
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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery
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Interventional Cardiology

Mr Cesare Quarto is a consultant cardiac surgeon who treats private and NHS patients at Royal Brompton Hospital.

Mr Quarto trained as a cardiac surgeon at the University of Naples, Italy (Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II), where he graduated with honours.

His qualifications include:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Aortic Disease, University of Naples
  • Diploma, Cardiac Surgery, Honours, University of Naples
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD), Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, Honours, University of Naples.

He worked at Monaldi Hospital (Ospedale Monaldi) in Italy before moving to London in 2007. Since then he has extended his experience in aortic and general cardiac surgery, working with world-renowned cardiac surgeons at Royal Brompton Hospital. He was appointed as a consultant at the Trust in April 2013.

Mr Quarto jointly won three international awards for presentations about their world-first transcatheter heart valve implantation to treat mitral regurgitation (a leaking mitral valve), for patients not suitable for open heart surgery.

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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Thoracic Surgery

Ms Emma Beddow studied medicine between 1989 and 1994 at the London Hospital Medical College (now part of Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry). Continuing her training, she became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1998.

Between 2000 and 2006, she was a specialist registrar in thoracic surgery for the north London rotation.

In December 2006, Ms Beddow was appointed a consultant thoracic surgeon at Harefield Hospital.

She regularly gives second opinions of highly complex high risk cases and often accepts them for surgery, pushing the boundaries aiming for cure.

She has co-authored a 'Handbook of Cardiothoracic Surgery,' writes in peer review journals and has a passion for teaching.

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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Mr André Simon trained at:

  • Christian Albrechts University in Kiel, Germany
  • Harvard Medical School, USA
  • Hannover Medical School, Germany.

Once qualified in cardiac and thoracic surgery, Mr Simon continued his training, completing his doctorate (Christian Albrechts University), and a Higher Doctorate of Medicine (Hannover Medical School).

At Hannover Medical School, he worked as an attending cardiac surgeon (2003-2010). He was also director of the Hannover Thoracic Transplant Program (2007-2010). He was pivotal in the clinical development of minimally invasive lung transplantation there.

Between 2009 to 2010, he was director at the European Academy for Organ Transplantation (EUCAT). This is part of the Integrated Treatment Centre, based at Hannover Medical School. The centre, funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, was founded in 2009.

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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Thoracic Surgery

Mr Vladimir Anikin received his thoracic surgical oncology training at PA Hertzen Cancer Research Institute in Moscow in the early 1980s. During his training, he championed a thesis entitled 'Multiple Primary Tumours of the Lung' and subsequently published a book on the subject.

He worked as a thoracic and general surgeon in the north of Russia and was appointed as a senior researcher in the Medical Radiological Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, with the main clinical focus of oesophageal surgery. He continued in this post until his move to the UK in the early 1990s.

After moving to the UK, Mr Anikin worked at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, and in 2000 was appointed as a consultant in the Bradford Royal Infirmary, and then also at the Leeds General Infirmary.

He continued there until 2007 when he was offered a position as consultant thoracic surgeon at Harefield Hospital. 

 

 

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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Mr Deshpande joined King's College Hospital as a consultant in 2007, where he is now a senior consultant in Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Having trained in the South-East Thames London Cardiothoracic Surgical Programme he received a prestigious scholarship from the European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons to work in OLV Zeinkenhaus, Belgium to learn port-access endoscopic mitral valve repair surgery for mitral valve prolapse. In 2006, Mr Deshpande was appointed as Senior Registrar in Advanced Aortic & Robotic Cardiac Surgery at London's Royal Brompton Hospital.

On top of a wealth of expertise in general cardiothoracic surgery, Mr Deshpande is highly specialised in Minimally Invasive (Key Hole) Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery. He is well known for his use of bilateral internal mammary arteries for coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) to achieve near-total arterial re-vascularisation for ischemic heart disease. Furthermore, he is globally renowned for endoscopic CABG performed as a “beating heart” procedure without opening the sternum. In addition to his clinical practice, Ranjit is one of the lead surgeons of the internationally renowned “Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation” (TAVI) programme at King’s.

He is a prominent member of the complex major aortic surgery group, specially designed for aortic root and aortic dissection surgery, an initiative of the South London Cardiac Network. Mr Deshpande is also the Founder & Treasurer of the British & Irish Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery.

In his spare time, Mr Deshpande enjoys spending time with his family, going to the theatre and playing cricket.

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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Thoracic Surgery

Mr Fabio De Robertis trained as a cardiac surgeon at the University of Naples, Italy. In 2000, he joined Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub at Harefield Hospital to obtain further subspecialty training in complex cardiac conditions and transplantation.

In 2007, he completed a fellowship in mitral surgery at the Royal Brompton Hospital and in 2009 he was appointed as consultant in cardiac surgery and transplantation.

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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Thoracic Surgery

Professor Eric Lim received his undergraduate medical education at The University of Sheffield. He went on to complete heart and lung surgical training at Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridge and at Royal Brompton Hospital.

Professor Lim spent time in medical research in Cambridge where he was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine. He received his Masters of Science in Medical Statistics, funded by a UK Medical Research Council Scholarship.

He joined the Royal Brompton Hospital in 2007 as a thoracic surgeon and leads the hospital’s Cancer Research Consortia. Professor Lim specialises in thoracic surgical diseases, with a strong focus on patient care, aspiring to make thoracic surgery that causes the least amount of pain and disruption to the patient’s life as possible.

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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Mr Sunil Bhudia qualified in pharmacology with basic medical science at University College London (UCL) in 1994. He continued his medical training at UCL and in 1996 was awarded his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery.

He specialised in cardiothoracic surgery in 2001 when he took up the post of research fellow in cardiothoracic surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA, where he undertook research towards his thesis.

In 2004, he returned to the UK as a specialist registrar and in 2009 he became a consultant in cardiac surgery at University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust.

Mr Bhudia joined Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals in 2016, working at Harefield Hospital as a consultant cardiac surgeon.

Available at Royal Brompton Private Outpatients & Diagnostics upon request. 

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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Paediatric Cardiac Surgery

Mr J. Andreas Hoschtitzky is a consultant paediatric and adult cardiac surgeon at Royal Brompton Hospitals, where he treats private and NHS patients.

He studied medicine at Leiden University in the Netherlands, graduating in 1994. He then did his postgraduate training in cardiac surgery in London, Bristol and Manchester with congenital cardiac fellowships in London at Great Ormond Street Hospital and Evelina London Children’s Hospital.

From 2010-17, Mr Hoschtitzky was a consultant adult congenital cardiac surgeon at Central Manchester University Hospitals & Manchester Children’s Foundation Trust. He was the clinical lead at the northwest regional adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) service in Manchester and served as educational and clinical supervisor. While in that role, he set up the regional extended septal myectomy programme for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and was one of only a few surgeons in Europe performing valve repairs of all four heart valve including Ebstein’s anomaly.

From 2010-17, Mr Hoschtitzky worked as a paediatric cardiac surgeon at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool, before joining Royal Brompton Hospital in 2017.

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What is a Cardiothoracic Surgeon? 

Cardiothoracic surgery is a sub-field of surgery with a particular emphasis on the surgical treatment of major abnormalities of the thorax including coronary bypass operations and the removal of a solid mass tumour from the chest cavity.

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When to see a Cardiothoracic Surgeon?

You may be referred to a cardiothoracic surgeon if you require an operation to the organs inside the chest cavity. This may include complex cardiac surgery and surgery on the lung. Common procedures performed by cardiothoracic surgeons include coronary bypass operations, cardiac valve operations and lung cancer resections.

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What conditions does a Cardiothoracic Surgeon treat?

What procedures can you find at a Cardiothoracic Surgery clinic?