Professor Rakesh Uppal

Professor Rakesh Uppal


Cardiothoracic Surgery

39 years of experience

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Swahili
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 2734118
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    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1909 reviews

    The Wellington Hospital

    St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    1013 reviews


    Prof Rakesh Uppal is a Consultant cardiac and aortic surgeon at Barts Heart Centre and Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Director of the Surgical Research progamme at the Heart Centre. His research interests include renal failure following surgery, stem cell treatments for the failing heart and the genetics of cardiac disease. and spent 2 years at Duke looking at right ventricular function.

    He is Director of Life Sciences for the university and trust and is helping to set up a life sciences cluster in London.

    Publications >100

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Mitral and Tricuspid valve repair
    • Surgery of the Asortic Root, Ascending Aorta and Aortic Arch
    • coronary artery bypass grafting, CABG
    • Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid heart valve replacement
    • Atrial septal defect (ASD) repair
    • Heart bypass operation
    • repair LV aneurysm
    • GUCH surgery
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery


    • Artificial Heart Valve Surgery
    • Atrial Septal Defect Repair
    • Coronary Artery Surgery
    • Heart Bypass Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat)
    • Ventricular Septal Defects (VSD)
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    B.Sc St Andrews

    MB ChB 1981 University of Manchester

    FRCS Eng

    FRCS C T/h

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