Mr Christopher Young

Mr Christopher Young

MD, FRCS

Cardiothoracic Surgery

40 years of experience
25 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Professional, patient and clear in explaining the procedure and answering my questions. Greatly helped manage my pre-op nerves. I am fortunate to have Mr Young as my Consultant. “
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Subspecialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 2631992
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    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1911 reviews

    The Harley Street Clinic

    35 Weymouth Street, london, United Kingdom, W1G
    1052 reviews

    About

    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 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 including all aspects of surgery of the aortic valve; including homograft insertion, aortic valve repair and valve-sparing techniques, keyhole surgery, aortic root replacement and especially the innovative transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). St Thomas' has the largest UK experience of this new valve technique and Mr Young is one of only two surgeons involved in the programme. 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.

    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.


    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)
    • 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)

    Procedures

    • Aortic Valve Replacement
    • Heart Bypass Surgery
    • Aortic Valve Repair
    • Artificial Heart Valve Surgery
    • Coronary Artery Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Heart Transplant
    • Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
    • Thoracoscopy or VATS
    • Traditional Aortic Valve Surgery
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    Education

    • MD
    • FRCS
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