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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
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
22 years of experience
Cardiac Surgery, Minimally Invasive 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
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
31 years of experience

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. 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Mitral and tricuspid valve surgery
  • Mitral valve repair surgery – complex bi-leaflet repair including, artificial neochordae, resection and non-resectional techniques, annuloplasty ring insertion
  • Mitral valve replacement – mechanical and bioprosthetic
  • Tricuspid valve repair or replacement
  • Re-do mitral and tricuspid valve surgery
  • AF ablation and left atrial appendage exclusion (concomitant to mitral valve surgery)
  • Aortic valve and aortic root surgery
  • Aortic valve replacement – conventional and mini-incision
  • Aortic valve cusp repair techniques
  • Valve sparing aortic root replacement for Marfan Syndrome (Re-implantation and Remodeling techniques)
  • PEARS procedure for Marfan Syndrome
  • The Ross operation in young adults
  • Aortic root enlargement
  • Complex re-do aortic root surgery for endocarditis (incl. homograft insertion)
  • Major intra-thoracic aortic surgery
  • Aortic root and ascending aortic aneurysm repair
  • Replacement of the aortic arch (Elephant trunk procedure)
  • Replacement of the proximal descending aorta
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting
  • Cardiology
  • Heart valve surgery


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Cardiothoracic Surgery
29 years of experience
Paediatric (Pediatric) Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Mr Martin Kostolny is a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and The Harley Street Clinic. He specialises in aortic valve repair, congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries and complex biventricular repairs. He also performs surgery for pulmonary atresia, Ventricular septal defects (VSD) and Major aortopulmonary collateral arteries (MAPCAs).

After graduating in Medicine from the Comenius University, he trained at the Heart Centre at the Children’s Hospital in Bratislava under Prof Hraska, the German Heart Centre in Munich under Prof Lange and GOSH. In 2006 he was appointed as a consultant at the GOSH Cardiothoracic Unit and is now Head of Clinical Service for Cardiothoracic Surgery. The National Congenital Heart disease audit (2019) found that the congenital heart surgical programme at GOSH had been achieving outcomes higher than predicted for four consecutive years.

Mr Kostolny supports congenital heart programmes across the world, including Serbia, Germany, France, and Turkey. He is regularly invited to present at at international meetings and is member of several professional societies. He has also authored and co-authored more than 70 manuscripts and book chapters.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Complex Biventricular Repairs
  • Major Aortopulmonary Collateral Artery(MAPCA) Surgery 
  • Pulmonary Atresia Surgery 
  • Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) Surgery 

 

  • Dysfunctioning of Aortic Valve 
  • Major Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries (MAPCAs)
  • Pulmonary Atresia
  • Ventricular Septal Defects (VSD) 

 

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Mr Andrea Bille

Mr Andrea Bille

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Mr Andrea Bille

1.75 miles
Cardiothoracic Surgery
17 years of experience
Thoracic Surgery

Mr Andrea Bille is a Consultant Thoracic Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Kings College University, London. He specialises in the treatment of thoracic conditions and in surgery and sees patients privately for a range of conditions including: pneumothorax, pectus deformity, Infection of the pleura / empyema, Rib fractures, Pleural effusion, Lung cancer, Thymoma, Mesothelioma, Mass/lesion in the mediastinum

Mr Bille qualified in 2005 from the University of Turin and trained in Cardiothoracic Surgery in Italy and at Guy’s Hospital, London. He undertook a clinical fellowship at Guy’s Hospital focusing on mesothelioma surgery and minimally invasive thoracic surgery for the treatment of lung cancer and benign conditions. 

In 2013 he was appointed as a consultant at the National Institute of Cancer in Milan, focusing on surgical treatment of lung cancer, thoracic sarcoma and mediastinal tumour which require extensive resection and complex reconstruction. In 2014/15 Mr Bille undertook a clinical fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in the US and trained in thoracoscopy and robotic surgery for the treatment of thoracic malignancies and advance technique with complex reconstruction for extensive thoracic malignancies. He completed his PhD in 2015 which focussed surgical treatment of mesothelioma.

Mr Bille has published extensively and presented at conferences worldwide. He is Associate Editor of the thoracic section of the Tumori Journal and the Journal of Thoracic Disease. Mr Bille is involved a number of research projects on lung cancer, thymoma and mesothelioma analysing the role of surgery and new multimodality approaches. He is a member of the thymoma and mesothelioma international staging committee and he is chair of the mesothelioma database of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS).

Mr Bille has developed an interest in robotic surgery for diaphragmatic disease including diaphragmatic elevation paralysis and diaphragmatic endometriosis.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Lung Transplant

Thoracic (Lung) Surgery

Thoracoscopy Or VATS

• Pneumothorax

• Pectus deformity

• Infection of the pleura / empyema

• Rib fractures

• Pleural effusion

• Lung cancer

• Thymoma

• Mesothelioma

• Mass/lesion in the mediastinum

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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
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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