Mr Conal Austin

Mr Conal Austin

MB BCh FRCS(Ed) FRCSI FRCS CTh

Cardiothoracic Surgery

33 years of experience

Subspecialty

  • Cardiac Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3167184
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    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

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

    About

    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.

     

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    Medical procedures

    • 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)

     

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    Special interests

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

    • 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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