Ms Rashmi Yadav is a consultant cardiac surgeon at Royal Brompton Hospital, where she treats both private and NHS patients.
She completed her cardiac surgical training in the North West Thames deanery (2004-2011). She worked as a specialist registrar at various hospitals, including Heart Hospital (now known as University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street), St George’s, Hammersmith and Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals. In 2008, she completed the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS(CTh)), registering on the specialist register for cardiothoracic surgery.
As part of her training, Ms Yadav completed a fellowship at the Robert-Bosch-Krankenhaus in Stuttgart, Germany. This was under Professor Ulrich Franke, specialising in minimally invasive cardiac surgery. She also has a PhD from Imperial College London.
After her training, she was a locum consultant at Royal Brompton Hospital from October 2011 until March 2013. In April 2013, she became a permanent consultant at Royal Brompton Hospital.
In 2018 Ms Yadav was awarded a prestigious scholarship to complete a fellowship on novel, innovative minimally invasive ways of treating mitral and tricuspid diseases, led by Dr Francesco Maisano at Zurich University. In 2019 she completed the fellowship and was awarded a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) from Zurich University. This fellowship is first of its kind in the world and focuses on novel, innovative minimally invasive ways of treating mitral and tricuspid diseases.