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Cardiothoracic Surgery Consultants

Cardiothoracic surgery is a specialty dedicated to surgery of the chest. The special team of Cardiothoracic surgery consultants carry out  procedures that deal with a broad range of cardiac and thoracic disease; among them is the coronary artery bypass. See below for a full list of our cardiothoracic surgery consultants.

Alphabetical list of consultants in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Mr Max Baghai

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Special Interests

Minimal access cardiac and thoracic surgery. This includes endoscopic valve, CABG, septal defect and AF surgery. Aortic root and arch surgery. Off pump coronary artery. 

Special Interests

Surgery for ischaemic heart disease, reconstructive valve surgery, surgery for lung cancer, video assisted thoracoscopic surgery

Mr Ranjit Deshpande

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Cardiac Surgery

Special Interests

Endoscopy Assisted Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (ENDO-MIDCAB), minimally invasive mitral valve repair surgery, Transapical Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI), total arterial coronary artery bypass surgery, thoracosocpic lung cancer and pleural surgery

Special Interests

Lung cancer. Mesothelioma. Lung metastases. VATS lobectomy and segmentectomy, minimally invasive thoracic surgery. Thymoma and tumours of the medioastinum. Pneumothorax. Pleural effusion.Thoracoscopic sympathectomy.

Mr Michael Sabetai

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Cardiac Surgery

Special Interests

Surgery of the thoracic aorta, aortic root surgery, aortic arch surgery including hybrid approached of surgery and stenting, aortic valve surgery, keyhole approach to valve surgery, coronary artery surgery, aortic and mitral valve replacement. 

Prof. Olaf Wendler

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Cardiac Surgery

Special Interests

Cardiac surgery, aortic and mitral valve repair, arterial bypass surgery, aortic root surgery, thoracic aortic surgery and transcatheter aortic valve implantation

Mr Christopher Young

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Cardiac Surgery

Special Interests

All aspects of surgery of the aortic valve including homograft, valve repair, keyhole surgery and transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) surgery for thoracic aortic aneurysms (including hybrid procedures and stenting)


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