Mr Conal Austin

Mr Conal Austin


Cardiothoracic Surgery

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34 years of experience

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“Excellent heart surgeon, would recommend it to everybody. Very unusual personality and quite a nice man. He did my 4th aortic valve replacement surgery(Ross Konno PEARS) and so far everything looks really promising.“
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  • Cardiac Surgery
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  • General Medical Council: 3167184
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    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1919 reviews


    Mr Conal Austin is a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and he also sees patients privately, including at The London Bridge Hospital. He graduated from Belfast University in 1986 and then underwent cardiothoracic training from 1990 to 1995 at a number of locations, including Melbourne and Paris.

    He was appointed as a consultant at Guy’s and St Thomas’ in 1997, where he performs the full complement of paediatric neonatal infant and adult congenital surgical cases. He has particular interest in paediatric valvular conservative repairs, minimal access paediatric cardiac repairs, intra-operative 3D echocardiography, Ross operations and Norwood proceures. A further specalisation is personalised external aortic root support (PEARS).

    The PEARS procedure is designed to support dilation of the aorta for those with connective tissue disorders such as Marfans diseas, Loeys Dietz syndrome, Bicupspid aortoapathies or idiopathic aortopathies. Mr Austin also provides surgical expertise in Hypertrophic obstructive cadiomyopathy surgery. Further specialist interests include renal cell tumour with extensive inferior vena cavae involvement, working with urological surgeons for tumour extrication and 'the cone repair', for cases of Ebstein’s malformation of the Tricuspid valve.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
    • Heart Bypass Surgery
    • Coronary Artery Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement
    • Ross Operations
    • Norwood Procedures
    • PEARS ( personalised external aortic root support)


    • Atrial Septal Defects
    • Total arterial revascularisation
    • Mitral valve repair techniques


    • Heart Surgery
    • Coronary Artery Surgery
    • Heart Bypass Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement
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    Special interests

    • Atrial Septal Defects (ASD)
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    • Belfast University - graduated 1986
    • Belfast University - cardiothoracic training 1990-1995
    • Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne - 1996
    • Chef de Service Hopital Broussais Paris - 1997


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