Mr Gianluca Lucchese

Mr Gianluca Lucchese


Cardiothoracic Surgery

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18 years of experience
13 years as a specialist


  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Italian
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6138633
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    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

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


    Mr Gianluca Lucchese is a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon in London. He has extensive experience in mitral and aortic valve repair surgery and complex aortic surgery with particular interest in the valve-sparing aortic root replacement. He also specialises in minimally invasive valvular surgery and trans-catheter valve implantation (such as TAVI), which have now become a consistent part of his surgical competences.

    He completed comprehensive training in cardiac surgery in Italy and UK, including congenital cardiac, transplantation and mechanical circulatory support. In 2016, he was appointed Consultant Cardiac and Mitral Surgeon at St Thomas’ Hospital.

    Mr Lucchese is actively involved in clinical research into biochemical pathways of myocardial hypertrophy and myocardial protection, and the hemodynamic properties of the aortic root (valve-sparing aortic root replacement, Ross operation). As well as he treatment of valvular heart disease with particular attention to the isolated tricuspid valve dysfunction.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
    • Mitral Valve Repair
    • Complex Aortic and Valve-sparing Aortic Root Surgery
    • Aortic Valve Repair
    • Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
    • AF Surgery
    • TV surgery
    • Trans-catheter Mitral Valve Implantation (TMVI) 
    • Grown-up Congenital Heart Diseases (GUCH)


    • Aortic Valve Repair
    • Aortic Valve Replacement
    • Artificial Heart Valve Surgery
    • Cardiac Re-synchronisation Therapy
    • Coronary Artery Surgery
    • Heart Bypass Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
    • Traditional Aortic Valve Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement
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    Special interests

    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Mediastinal Tumors
    • Ventricular Septal Defects (VSD)
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    State Exam (Hons) Medical School of Siena's University, Italy 2003

    Certified Board in Cardiac surgery. Medical School of Siena's University, Italy 2008

    PhD Cardiovascular Sciences. University of Verona, Italy 2012

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