Mr Roberto Casula

Mr Roberto Casula


Cardiothoracic Surgery

Offers video consultation
Recommended by 5 specialists
33 years of experience
23 years as a specialist

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“Mr Casula explained everything both prior to and post operation. He put my mind at ease and visited me in hospital almost every day which was very much appreciated.“
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  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Italian
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4003801
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £350

    Follow-up appointment: £250

    Practices worked at

    The Wellington Hospital

    St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    1,453 reviews


    Roberto Casula is Head of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Imperial College NHS Trust in London. He was appointed at Imperial in 2001.

    He is one of the most experienced cardiac surgeons in the UK in both traditional and key-hole heart procedures; he performed the first successful robotic and minimal access heart operations in the UK in 2003. He has been offering his patients all available minimal access heart operations including coronary revascularisation, mitral, tricuspid valve repair and replacements, minimal access aortic valve replacements and minimal access surgical or hybrid atrial fibrillation ablation.

    Roberto graduated at Padova University Medical School in Italy in 1989, and then trained in the UK in Cardiac, Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Organs Transplantation. He is registered with the GMC (no.: 4003801) and a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England. His excellent cardiac surgical results over 20 years activity have been regularly published by the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery and are available in the public domain.

    Over the last two decades, Mr Casula has been honoured to be invited as a visiting surgeon and has personally performed traditional, minimal access and robotic cardiac operations in other European countries and prestigious Heart Centres including Milan, Bologna, Bari, Florence, Pisa, Udine, Athens, the Middle East and the West Indies.

    Since his first consultant appointment in 1998, Dr Casula has carried out over five thousand traditional major cardiac operations and performed the entire spectrum of cardiac surgical procedures including reoperations, complex isolated or multiple valves combined procedures, coronary revascularisation and atrial fibrillation surgery.

    His academic interests have mainly focused on new surgical technology and surgical innovation, robotics and frailty assessment in the elderly and has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers in international journals and a 550 pages textbook and atlas in Minimal Invasive Thoracic and Cardiac and Surgery.

    Mr Casula is one of few experienced heart surgeons in the UK with a large and established experience in both minimal access and traditional heart operations and each patient is assessed according to his/her clinical needs and suitability for either type of surgical approach.

    He is available for your surgical suitability assessment if you have been told that only a traditional operation is possible in your case and you wish to have a second opinion.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

     Minimally Invasive tele-assited Aortic, mitral and tricuspid surgery

    Robotic Surgery

    Minimally Invasive


    Aortic surgery

    Mitral surgery

    Tricuspid surgery

    atrial fibrillation and minimal access AF surgery 

    off pump coronary revascularisation 


    • Heart Bypass Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement
    • Heart Surgery
    • Aortic Valve Replacement
    • Atrial Septal Defect Repair
    • Coronary Artery Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
    • Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair
    • Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery
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    MD Padova University, Italy

    CCST Padova University

    FRCS Engl 

    European Thoracic Surgery Board, Nancy (France)

    European Cardiac Surgery Board, Glasgow (UK)


    Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery, European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery, British Medical Association, Medical Protection Society 

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