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

Mr Inderpaul Birdi, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon Currently works within the Essex Cardiothoracic Centre in the NHS, and also sees patients in a private setting across London at The Harley Street Clinic, the Wellington Hospital, and The keyhole Heart Clinic. He is highly experienced in performing cardiac surgery including heart valve repair and replacement, coronary artery surgery, and heart bypass surgery. He has a special interest in keyhole and minimally invasive surgery.

Mr Birdi begun his medical education in the 1980’s where he graduated from the University of Nottingham in Medicine. He then went on to do specialist training in cardiac surgery, he specifically developed his skills at the Royal Papworth Hospital and The Royal Brompton Hospital. Following this he undertook 2 fellowships with the Royal College of Surgeons in 1993 and 2002, a year later he was offered his role of Consultant Cardiac Surgeon. He has become a highly skilled laparoscopic surgeon with over 17 years’ experience. 

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Cardiothoracic Surgery
Recommended by 4 specialists
33 years of experience
Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

Mr Roberto Casula, Consultant in Cardiothoracic Surgery was appointed head of his department at Imperial College London NHS Trust in 2001. He is highly experienced in performing traditional and key-hole heart procedures. He was the first surgeon to perform robotic and minimally invasive heart procedures in the UK in 2003.

Mr Casula begun his medical education in Italy graduating from Padova University Medical School in 1989. He then went on to train in the UK in cardiac, thoracic surgery and thoracic organs transplantation. He is currently registered with the General Medical Council and is a fellow for the Royal College of Surgeons on England. He has consistently offered his patients access to minimally invasive procedures like coronary revascularisation, mitral, tricuspid valve repair and replacements, minimal access aortic valve replacements and minimal access surgical or hybrid atrial fibrillation ablation.

His expertise extends beyond the UK, with him being invited as a visiting surgeons to many prestigious institutions in Milan, Bologna, Bari, Florence, Pisa, Udine, Athens, the Middle East and the West Indies. He has performed over 5000 traditional major cardiac surgeries.

He has a keen academic interest, being published by the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery regularly. His main research interests centre around new surgical technology and innovation, robotics and assessments of elderly frailty. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and a textbook on minimally invasive thoracic and cardiac surgery.

He is keen to give a second opinion to those that have been told that traditional operations are the only course of action for their case. 

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

Mr Andrew Chukwuemeka is a Consultant Cardiac and Cardiothoracic Surgeon. His NHS base is at Hammersmith and St Mary’s Hospital and he sees patients privately at a number of locations, including The Harley Street Clinic and The Wellington Hospital.

Specialist areas include aortic valve surgery and aortic valve implantation (TAVI), surgery for ischaemic heart disease (coronary artery surgery) and aortic aneurysm surgery). He also perfomes video-assisted thorascopic operations for lung and pleural disease, diagnostic operations for chest disease and minimally invasive VATS surgery.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Coronary Artery surgery
  • Aortic Valve surgery
  • TAVI (transcatheter aortic valve implantation)
  • Heart Valve Repair or Replacement
  • Aortic aneurysm surgery
  • Arrhythmia
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Cardiothoracic Surgery
25 years of experience
Cardiac Surgery, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Mr Roberts is a Consultant Cardiac Surgeon specialising in adult cardiac surgery. He is based at the Harts Health NHS Trust but also performs private work at The Harley Street Clinic and The Wellington Hospital.

He graduated from Dundee University in 1996 and completed surgical training in the North West, becoming a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1999. He undertook a fellowship in Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) in Leicester. This was followed by specialist higher surgical training in adult cardiothoracic surgery in Sheffield, St George's Hospital London and Harefield Hospital.

He completed a British Heart Foundation research fellowship, where he investigated Endothelial Progenitor (stem) cells in cardiac surgery.  He was awarded an MD in 2007 by the University of London for this work. In 2008 he was given the McCormack (gold) Medal for achieving the highest mark across the UK and Ireland in the cardiothoracic surgery speciality examination. Following this, he became the first cardiac surgical trainee to be awarded a fellowship by the British Society of Endovascular Therapy to pursue endovascular training.

Mr Roberts has a special interest in coronary artery surgery, aortic valve replacement, aortic root replacement, and aortic dissection surgery. He has performed over 1000 open heart operations with excellent results and high levels of patient satisfaction. He is also has extensive experience in performing transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) for treatment of aortic stenosis.

He is actively involved in research and has over 20 publications in peer reviewed journals. He is regularly invited to speak at both national and international conferences.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Aneurysms Surgery
  • Aortic Root Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)
  • Minimal Access Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic root surgery
  • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
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