Mr Christopher Young

Mr Christopher Young


Cardiothoracic Surgery

42 years of experience
25 years as a specialist

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“Mr Young carried out a triple heart bypass on me. Absolutely amazing results. He explained beforehand my symptoms the surgery and the risks in an easy to understand way. I have recently been back for a further check up and again he showed the same friendly interest and concern in my well being. I can’t recommend him highly enough. “
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  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
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  • General Medical Council: 2631992
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    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,659 reviews

    The Harley Street Clinic

    35 Weymouth Street, london, United Kingdom, W1G 8BJ
    1,645 reviews


    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.


    • 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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    • MD
    • FRCS
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