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Best Cardiothoracic Surgeons in London, UK

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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery
48 years of experience

Mr Shore is a consultant cardiac surgeon. He is currently acting director of the heart division at Royal Brompton.

Mr Shore is the Professor practice (Congenital cardiac surgery) at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, recognising his academic contributions to his field. 

He has international recognition as an expert in the surgical management of adults with congenital heart disease.

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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery
21 years of experience

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.


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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery
15 years of experience
Thoracic Surgery

Miss Sofina Begum completed her medical degree in University of Leicester School of Medicine in 2004.
During that time she finished an intercalated BSc in Cardiovascular Science. She went on to complete her basic surgical training in London.

After this, she completed a Masters of Science in Surgical Science. She then went on to complete higher surgical training in Yorkshire – rotating between St James’s University Hospital in Leeds, the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield and Castle Hill Hospital (part of the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust) in Hull.

Her training included an extended period of training in uniportal minimally invasive surgery (keyhole) for lung cancer and lung volume reduction surgery.

She also trained in endobronchial procedures for airways disease and severe emphysema. Her training was completed in November 2016 and was appointed a consultant at the 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.

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.

What conditions does a Cardiothoracic Surgeon treat?

What procedures can you find at a Cardiothoracic Surgery clinic?