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19 results found for 'Cardiothoracic Surgery' in Thamesmead, London SE28, UK

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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
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
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
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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

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 Mario Petrou attended University College London attaining his MBBS in 1990, he then went on to achieved his PhD in 1996. He was a cardiothoracic trainee at the Royal Brompton Hospital from 1997 to 2002 before being appointed a Consultant Cardiac Surgeon in 2002.

After this, he moved to John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford in 2011. He was Head of Programme for Complex Aortic Surgery and Clinical Lead for Cardiac Surgery in Oxford before returning to the Royal Brompton Hospital in 2019. 

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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Paediatric Cardiac Surgery , Thoracic Surgery

Mr Simon Jordan received his MD from Imperial College London for his research which investigated the inflammatory response of the lung in response to major chest surgery.

He trained in general thoracic surgery at Royal Brompton Hospital, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital and the London Chest Hospital. He has also spent time training in Belfast, Bristol and Leeds.

Mr Jordan was appointed consultant thoracic surgeon at the Trust in 2006 and is chair of the cancer team at Royal Brompton Hospital.

 

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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Mr Ulrich Rosendahl is a consultant cardiac surgeon based at Royal Brompton Hospital, who treats private and NHS patients.

He studied medicine at the University of Münster, Germany. In 1988, he started his training in heart surgery at Texas Heart Institute, USA, under Dr Denton Cooley, who was famous for performing the first implantation of a total artificial heart. He then trained in general and vascular surgery at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Afterwards, Mr Rosendahl returned to heart surgery and was appointed a training post in heart surgery at the German Heart Centre in Berlin under Professor Roland Hetzer. Subsequently, he became co-founder and then senior consultant at the Heart Centre in Lahr, Germany.

In 2012, he was appointed as a consultant cardiac surgeon at Royal Brompton Hospital, London.

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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Mr Jullien Gaer is a consultant cardiac surgeon at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals, where he treats private and NHS patients.

He graduated from the University of London in 1983 and completed his postgraduate training at some of Europe’s leading centres of cardiac surgery, including:

  • Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals
  • Royal Postgraduate Medical School (now part of Imperial College London)
  • Broussais Hospital, Paris.

He became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1986, and was awarded his Master of Surgery (University of London) in 1996.

Mr Gaer was previously a consultant at St. George’s Hospital in London and the Austin Hospital in Melbourne, Australia before moving to Harefield Hospital.

He has worked extensively in the Middle East, China and South East Asia. He is an honorary professor of surgery to the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (the armed forces of China).

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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?