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Cardiothoracic Surgery
42 years of experience
Cardiac Surgery, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Mr Chris Young qualified in 1980 from Sheffield University Medical School. His cardiothoracic training was undertaken at St Bartholomew's Hospital, St Thomas Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, and Queen Elizabeth in Birmingham. He undertook two years of research at the Rayne Institute, St Thomas' as a BHF Junior Research Fellow, being awarded an MD for studies in myocardial protection.

Mr Young's areas of specialist surgical expertise include all aspects of surgery of the aortic valve; including homograft insertion, aortic valve repair, and valve-sparing techniques, keyhole surgery, aortic root replacement, and transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). St Thomas' has a large experience of this new valve technique and Mr Young is one of only two surgeons involved in the program. He has pioneered the introduction of TAVI at London Bridge Hospital.

His other area of specialist interest is in surgery for thoracic aortic aneurysm disease; including aortic dissection, aortic arch replacement, hybrid vascular procedures, and endovascular stenting. Chris monitors patients long-term in aortic surveillance clinics. Chris is the head of the thoracic aortic vascular program at St Thomas’ Hospital.

 

Diseases, Medical Tests, and Treatments

  • All aspects of surgery of the aortic valve including homograft
  • Valve repair
  • Keyhole surgery and transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) surgery for thoracic aortic aneurysms (including hybrid procedures and stenting)

It is important that HCA is transparent about our relationship with those doctors who provide us with clinical guidance on delivering the best possible care to patients and operating our hospitals safely and efficiently. We set out here some of the ways in which we work together and the amount we pay this doctor for such services.

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Cardiothoracic Surgery
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Recommended by 5 specialists
33 years of experience
Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

Roberto Casula is Head of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Imperial College NHS Trust in London. He was appointed at Imperial in 2001.

He is one of the most experienced cardiac surgeons in the UK in both traditional and key-hole heart procedures; he performed the first successful robotic and minimal access heart operations in the UK in 2003. He has been offering his patients all available minimal access heart operations including coronary revascularisation, mitral, tricuspid valve repair and replacements, minimal access aortic valve replacements and minimal access surgical or hybrid atrial fibrillation ablation.

Roberto graduated at Padova University Medical School in Italy in 1989, and then trained in the UK in Cardiac, Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Organs Transplantation. He is registered with the GMC (no.: 4003801) and a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England. His excellent cardiac surgical results over 20 years activity have been regularly published by the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery and are available in the public domain.

Over the last two decades, Mr Casula has been honoured to be invited as a visiting surgeon and has personally performed traditional, minimal access and robotic cardiac operations in other European countries and prestigious Heart Centres including Milan, Bologna, Bari, Florence, Pisa, Udine, Athens, the Middle East and the West Indies.

Since his first consultant appointment in 1998, Dr Casula has carried out over five thousand traditional major cardiac operations and performed the entire spectrum of cardiac surgical procedures including reoperations, complex isolated or multiple valves combined procedures, coronary revascularisation and atrial fibrillation surgery.

His academic interests have mainly focused on new surgical technology and surgical innovation, robotics and frailty assessment in the elderly and has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers in international journals and a 550 pages textbook and atlas in Minimal Invasive Thoracic and Cardiac and Surgery.

Mr Casula is one of few experienced heart surgeons in the UK with a large and established experience in both minimal access and traditional heart operations and each patient is assessed according to his/her clinical needs and suitability for either type of surgical approach.

He is available for your surgical suitability assessment if you have been told that only a traditional operation is possible in your case and you wish to have a second opinion.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

 Minimally Invasive tele-assited Aortic, mitral and tricuspid surgery

Robotic Surgery

Minimally Invasive

Thoracoscopic

Aortic surgery

Mitral surgery

Tricuspid surgery

atrial fibrillation and minimal access AF surgery 

off pump coronary revascularisation 

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Cardiothoracic Surgery
Recommended by 2 specialists
31 years of experience
Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Mr David Lawrence is a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon with nearly two decades of experience in the treatment and diagnosis of cardiothoracic conditions including lung cancer and mitral valve issues. He sees private patients at The Harley Street Clinic.

Dr Lawrence gained his primary medical qualifications at King’s College London in 1990, after which he undertook his specialist training at various renowned London Hospitals including Harefield Hospital, Kings College London, St George's, The Hammersmith and The Heart Hospitals. During this time, Dr Lawrence worked towards his Master of Surgery Degree, where he undertook Gene Therapy research. After this he was appointed as Thoracic Surgeon at the University College London Heart Hospital. Dr Lawrence is well versed in minimally invasive Thoracic surgical techniques such as the Da Vinci Robotic Si Surgical system, as well as more conventional straight forward surgical procedures.

Dr Lawrence centres his practice around a holistic approach and evidence-based medicine, in order to provide his patients with the information they require to make informed decisions regarding their treatment. This allows him to deliver the highest standard of care. Dr Lawrence is also an active member of the research community, authoring various papers on mesothelioma and coronary artery surgery.

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Cardiothoracic Surgery
33 years of experience
Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

Mr Inderpaul Birdi is a Consultant Cardiac Surgeon working for both the public and private sector. He is a renowned surgeon in performing heart surgery and has a specialist interest in minimally invasive surgery, including keyhole surgery.

He qualified in Medicine in 1989 from the University of Nottingham, before developing a specialist interest in cardiac surgery through his training. He completed his training at The Royal Papworth Hospital and The Royal Brompton Hospital which enhanced his interest. To further satisfy his curiosity, he undertook fellowships for the Royal College of Surgeons in 1993 and 2002. A year later he took up his position as Consultant Cardiac Surgeon.

Mr Birdi has treated thousands of patients with heart disease. He can perform keyhole surgery, heart valve repair and replacement, coronary artery surgery, heart bypass surgery and many more heart procedures. Having gained more than 17 years of experience in minimally invasive surgery, he has delivered on accurate surgical techniques, demonstrated by excellent results in the long-term.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Keyhole Heart Surgery
  • Mitral valve repair and replacement
  • Aortic valve repair and replacement
  • Coronary artery surgery
  • Keyhole Coronary artery surgery (including multi-vessel grafting)
  • Transfemoral Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) Team
  • Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Septal Defect Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Artificial Heart Valve Surgery
  • Heart Bypass Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Atrial Septal Defects (ASD)
  • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)


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Cardiothoracic Surgery
22 years of experience
Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Mr Toufan Bahrami is a Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at Harefield Hospital where he leads the minimally invasive and endoscopic cardiac surgery service. He has considerable expertise in endoscopic minimally invasive heart surgery, particularly mitral valve repair surgery and off-pump coronary artery bypass grafts (CABG).

Mr Bahrami qualified at Pitié-Salpêtrière University Hospital in Paris, France where he later trained under various pioneering doctors, including Professor Alain Carpentier, Sir Magdi Yacoub and Professor Alain Cabrol. His successful career has seen him complete between 3,000 and 4,000 surgical procedures on the heart. These utilised innovative surgical techniques and includes the UK’s first endoscopic vein harvesting surgery, implanting the first Inspiris Resilia aortic valve using a minimally invasive technique and the first worldwide mitral valve repair, valve repair ablation and CABG using a minimally invasive technique. He also was the first surgeon to perform the first double-lung transplant from a non-heart beating donor.

Mr Bahrami continues to have a strong clinical research programme with a focus on the development of new technology in cardiac surgery. His work has been widely published in medical journals and has made him a highly respected leader in his field.

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Cardiothoracic Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
21 years of experience
Cardiac Surgery, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Mr Cesare Quarto is an award-winning Consultant Cardiothoracic surgery based at Royal Brompton Hospital. He has considerable experience in all aspects of cardiac surgery but has particualt interest in complex aortic surgery and coronary artery bypass surgery.

Mr Cesare Quarto studied in University of Naples, Italy where he graduated with honours. In 2007, he moved to London and trained under world-renowned cardiac surgeons at Royal Brompton Hospital. He has jointly won three international awards for presentations about how to treat mitral regurgitation in patients not suitable for open heart surgery, detailing the use of the world's first transcatheter heart valve implantation programme at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals.

Mr Cesare Quarto has published many research papers on varying subjects to medical journals. In his free time he enjoys travelling and playing sports. 

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Cardiothoracic Surgery
43 years of experience
Cardiac Surgery, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Christopher Blauth is a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon who special interests include the full range of adult cardiac surgery with a special interest in mitral valve repair, Ross procedure, less invasive surgery, high-risk operations and surgery in the elderly.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Adult cardiac surgery with a special interest in mitral valve repair
  • Ross procedure
  • Less invasive surgery
  • High-risk operations and surgery in the elderly
  • Adult cardiac surgery with a special interest in mitral valve repair
  • Ross procedure
  • Less invasive surgery
  • High-risk operations and surgery in the elderly
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Cardiothoracic Surgery
33 years of experience
Cardiac Surgery, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

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

Mr. Rosendhal 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.

Mr. Rosendhal is highly experienced, with 30-year career in heart surgery, he has performed over 5,000 open heart operations. In addition, he has supervised and observed the clinical course of many more thousands of patients who underwent heart operations.

Mr Rosendahl also offers minimally invasive heart surgery.

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Cardiothoracic Surgery
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Recommended by 2 specialists
32 years of experience
Cardiac Surgery, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Mr Kulvinder Lall is a leading Cardiothoracic Surgeon based at St Bartholomew’s Hospital. He was first appointed at the age of 36 and was known to be one of the youngest cardiac surgeons in the UK. He qualified in Medicine in 1989 from the University of London, before undertaking specialist training in London, Glasgow and Sydney.

Mr Lall specialises in aortic, coronary, mitral and electrophysiological surgery, and has performed more than 5000 heart operations as an NHS Surgeon. He enjoys undertaking research and has published more than 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals. Apart from surgery and his research, he teaches cardiac surgery to medical students and doctors in the USA, Europe, China, Hong Kong and Israel. He is also known to implant the first stentless heart valve in Asia. More recently, he has implanted sutureless heart valves in London and has presented his data in many international conferences. 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Minimal Access Aortic Valve Surgery (MiAVR)
  • Endoscopic Vein Harvesting (EVH)
  • Artificial Heart Valve Surgery
  • Atrial Septal Defect Repair
  • Coronary Artery Surgery
  • Heart Bypass Surgery
  • Valve Repair Or Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Heart Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Minimal Access AVR via RAT approach (Global Proctor for LivaNova).
  • Aortic Surgery (Arch & FET)
  • Coronary Artery Surgery with Endoscopic Vein Harvesting (EVH)


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Cardiothoracic Surgery
Recommended by 2 specialists
31 years of experience
Cardiac Surgery, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Michael M Sabetai, MD PhD DIC FRCS (C-Th) is a consultant Cardiac Surgeon providing all aspects of adult heart surgery.

He trained in General and Trauma Surgery in the USA and came to London where he completed his PhD studies in Cardiovascular Surgery at the Imperial College School of Medicine.

Mr Sabetai undertook his training in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Guy’s and St Thomas’, Royal Brompton and London Chest Hospitals in London.

Mr Sabetai obtained further experience in Aortic Root Sugrery and Sugrery of the Thoracic Aorta in two of the best Aortic Surgery centres in the USA under the tuition of Dr Hazim Safi in Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas (surgical management of thoracoabdominal aneurysms) and Dr Joe Bavaria in the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (aortic root surgery and hybrid approaches to aortic arch surgery by means of surgery and stenting).

Mr Sabetai completed his training in 2011 and was appointed as a Consultant Cardiac and Aortic Surgeon at St Thomas’ Hospital in 2012. He has a particular interest in the surgical treatment of the thoracic aorta, aortic root and aortic valve surgery including minimally invasive keyhole approaches to aortic valve replacement.

Mr Sabetai has been running a Thoracic Aorta Surveillance Clinic since 2012. He is a core member of the Thoracic Aortic Multidisciplinary Team at St Thomas' Hospital.



Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Thoracic aorta aneurysms
  • Surgery of the Thoracic Aorta
  • Aortic Root Surgery
  • Thoracic Aortic Surgery including hybrid approaches of surgery and stenting
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Surveillance Clinic
  • Aortic valve surgery
  • Minimally invasive approach to aortic valve surgery
  • Coronary artery surgery
  • Aortic and mitral valve replacement
  • Thoracic Aorta Aneurysms
  • Surgery of the Thoracic Aorta
  • Aortic Root surgery
  • Aortic Arch surgery including hybrid approaches of surgery and stenting
  • Aortic valve surgery
  • Keyhole approach to valve surgery
  • Coronary artery surgery
  • Aortic and mitral valve replacement
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