Surgery For Atrial Fibrillation, Minimally Invasive Maze Operation
Carcinoid Heart Valve Disease
Lung Cancer Surgery, Vats, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery,
Minimally Invasive Pectus Correction (Nuss)
Opcab, Beating Heart Coronary Bypass Surgery
Mitral Valve Repair, Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair
Undergraduate And Post Graduate Teaching
Ecmo, Adult, Paediatric And Neonatal



Our Approach

Shyam Kolvekar, MBBS MS, MCh,FRCPS, FRCS,FRCS(CTh)

Barts Heart centre St. Bartholomew's HospitalDepartment of Cardiothoracic Surgery
West Smithfield London
London  EC1A 7BE
United Kingdom
+44 2070794269 (fax),

Our Story


Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Barts Heart Centre
2000 - Present
St Bartholomew’s Hospital and Heart Hospital 2000 – Present
Honorary Associates Professor UCL
2020 – Present
Visiting International Professor Apollo Hospital Education and Research Foundation Indian
2022 – Present
Visiting Professor at Manipal Hospitals Manipal Indian
2016 – Present
Senior Registrar Glenfield Hospital, Leicester 1998 - 2000
Senior Registrar St Georges Hospital London 1997- 1998
ECMO Fellow Heart Link ECMO Centre Leicester March
1996 - 1997
British Heart Foundation Fellow, University of Leicester
1995 - 1996
Cardiovascular and Thoracic surgeon, Mumbai.
1987 - 1990

Meet Our Esteemed Team Members....

DR Elizabeth Ashley small

Dr. Elizabeth Ashley

Aneasthetist & Acute Pain specialist

Consultant  Specialist Anaesthetist & Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery

Mr Simon Withey small

Mr. Simon Withey, FRCS

Plastic and Reconstruction Surgeon

A Leading Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon in UK.

Prof Hans Pilegaard

Prof. Hans Pilegaard

Chest Wall Surgeon

A World-class  Chest Wall Surgeon and My Guru.

Meet Our International Associates....

Prof Dawn Jaroszewski

Prof. Dawn Jaroszewski

Thoracic Surgeon

A Leading Thoracic Surgeon from Mayo Clinic, USA

Prof Mustafa Yuksel

Prof. Mustafa Yuksel

Pectus Surgeon

A Leading Pectus Surgeon from Istanbul, Turkey.

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