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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery
30 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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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery
19 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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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
29 years of experience

Mr Lawrence qualified in medicine from King's College London in 1990. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and a Member of the Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons. 

The procedures he performs include;

  • Thoracic Surgery 
  • Minimally invasive thoracic surgery
  • Cardiac surgery
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Coronary artery surgery

His results following surgery are excellent and are available for review on the heartcare commission website. He also performs minimally invasive chest surgery and lung cancer surgery. 

Mr Lawrence's philosophy is to treat patients by giving them the information they require to make informed choices about their treatment and then delivering that care to the highest possible standard.

As well as his clinical work, Mr Lawrence's research interests include coronary artery surgery and mesothelioma.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Thoracic Surgery 
  • Minimally invasive thoracic surgery
  • Cardiac surgery
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Coronary artery surgery
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Coronary artery surgery
  • Mesotheliomia
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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery
15 years of experience
Paediatric 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

1.25 miles
Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery
11 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).


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Lung Transplant

Thoracic (Lung) Surgery

Minimally Invasive Heart 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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Mr Mario Petrou

Mr Mario Petrou

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Mr Mario Petrou

1.25 miles
Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery
29 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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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery
41 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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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Recommended by 2 specialists
27 years of experience
Cardiac Surgery, Minimally Invasive 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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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Recommended by 2 specialists
30 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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Expert in: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
13 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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