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I am Senior Surgeon at the Heart Hospital, I am experienced in beating heart surgery, mitral valve repair and surgery for atrial fibrillation. I am an experienced thoracic surgeon with special interest in video assisted surgery for lung and diaphragm.
Areas of interest
NUSS procedure, Chest wall surgery, Minimally invasive Mitral and aortic surgery,VATS,Robotic Thoracic surgery
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
UCLH, Barts Health NHS Trust
Surgery atrial fibrillation, ECMO, Ischaemic pre conditioning, Robotic
Endobronchial Ultrasound-guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration Prevents Mediastinoscopies in the Diagnosis of Isolated Mediastinal Lymphadenopathy: A Prospective Trial.
Navani N, Lawrence DR, Kolvekar S, Hayward M, McAsey D, Kocjan G, Falzon M, Capitanio A, Shaw P, Morris S, Omar RZ, Janes SM; on behalf of the REMEDY Trial Investigators.
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012 Aug 1;186(3):255-260. Epub 2012 May 31.
PMID: 22652031 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Diffuse myocardial fibrosis in severe aortic stenosis: an equilibrium contrast cardiovascular magnetic resonance study.
Flett AS, Sado DM, Quarta G, Mirabel M, Pellerin D, Herrey AS, Hausenloy DJ, Ariti C, Yap J, Kolvekar S, Taylor AM, Moon JC.
Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 May 25. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 22634740 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Should we use mechanical valves in patients with end-stage renal disease?
Pai VB, Tai CK, Bhakri K, Kolvekar S.
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2012 Aug;15(2):240-3. Epub 2012 May 2.
PMID: 22552798 [PubMed - in process]
Surgery and tuberculosis.
Cummings I, O'Grady J, Pai V, Kolvekar S, Zumla A.
Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2012 May;18(3):241-5.
PMID: 22418691 [PubMed - in process]
Reference number 3636297
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Bypass for coronary artery(ies) (including harvesting of grafts and endarterectomy) - (1-5)
Replacement or repair of aortic valve - (1-5)
Harley Street Clinic (1-5)
Correction of pectus deformity of chest wall (or other congenital defect thereof) - (1-5)
Ablation of atrial arrhythmia (including mapping) - (1-5)
Wellington Hospital (1-5)