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Mr Andrew Chukwuemeka, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Specialist Details
Full name

Mr Andrew Chukwuemeka

Qualifications

MBBS MD FRCS(Eng) FRCS(CTh) LLB(Hons)

Title

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Specialties

Cardiothoracic surgery,

Site specialisation

Aortic surgery, coronary artery surgery, thoracic surgery

Site specialisation 2
Clinical interests

Aortic surgery, coronary artery surgery, thoracic surgery,  Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI), surgery for lung cancer

Background Information
Biography

Mr. Chukwuemeka's practice encompasses the whole spectrum of heart and lung surgery and his specialist interests include aortic valve surgery and transcatheter aortic valve implantation(TAVI), surgery for ischaemic heart disease (coronary artery surgery), and surgery for aortic aneurysms. 
 
He also performs video-assisted thoracoscopic operations for lung and pleural disease, diagnostic operations for chest disease and surgery for lung cancer.

Languages spoken

English, French

Availability
Regular Cromwell clinics

Yes

Clinic days

Mon: ad hocTue: ad hocWed: ad hocThurs: ad hocFri: ad hocSat: ad hoc

Appointments telephone number

020 7436 0669

Additional Career Information
Year qualified

1992

Memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England, Royal Society of Medicine (Cardiothoracic Section, former Council Member), The Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland, The Society for Heart Valve Disease, British Medical Association, Old Etonian Medical Society, International Society for Heart Research (European Section)

NHS hospitals

Imperial College

Posts

Honorary Senior Lecturer, National Heart and Lung Institute

Research interests

Cell adhesion molecule inhibition in myocardial ischaemis-reperfusion injury

Key published papers

How to manage the left subclavian artery during endovascular stenting for thoracic aortic dissection. An assessment of  the evidence. Ann Vasc Surg 2010 24(7):956-65. 
Editorial. Think 'better bypass' before thinking 'off-pump'? Chukwuemeka A. Heart 2009;95(12):955-6 
Surgery of the Thoracic Aorta. Kidher ES, Chukwuemeka A. Surgery 2008;26(12):510-12 
Aortic Valve Replacement: A Safe and Durable Option in Patients with Impaired Left Ventricular Systolic Function. Chukwuemeka A et al. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2006;29(2):133-8 
Valve Surgery in Octogenarians: A Safe Option with Good Medium-term Results. Chukwuemeka A et al. J Heart Valve Dis 2006;15:191-6 

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