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Prof. Attilio Lotto

Prof. Attilio A. Lotto, MD, MCh, FRCS-CTh

Alder Hey Children's Hospital - Liverpool John Moores University
Eaton Road
Cardiac Services
Liverpool  L12 2AP
United Kingdom
0044 (0)151 282 4515
0044 (0)151 228 4811 (alternative)
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Consultant Congenital Cardiac Surgeon, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool, UK (since 2015)
Clinical Lead for Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, UK (2014 - 2015)
Consultant Congenital Cardiac Surgeon, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, UK (2010 - 2014)
Post CCT Fellowship: Chirurgie Cardiac Pediatrique (Chief: Y. Lecompte), IJC, Paris, France (2008-2009)
Paediatric Cardiac Surgery National Training: Birmingham Children's Hospital - Great Ormond Street (2006-2008)
Cardiothoracic Surgery Training: Northern Rotation, UK (2002 - 2006)
Clinical Research Fellow: Bristol Heart Institute, UK (1998-2001)
Cardiovascular Surgery Training: University of Milan, Italy (1996-1998)
Basic Surgical Training: University of Milan, Italy (1994-1996)
Medical Degree: University of Milan, Italy (1987-1993)

Other Interests

HLHS - Norwood procedure
Neonatal surgery
Myocardial metabolism, ischaemia/reperfusion injury
Myocardial protection, perfusion and ECMO
Teaching, Health managment


  • Professor in Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Liverpool John Moores University (Since Dec 2017)
  • Director of Research, EMCHC, Glenfield Hospital (2011-2015)
  • Master of Surgery Degree, MCh, University of Bristol, UK (2006)
  • Cardiac Surgery Degree, University of Milan, Italy (1999)
  • Research Fellow - National Research Council, Milan - Italy (1994-1995)

Additional Educational Information

  • Certificate of Leadership in Healthcare, Leadership Accademy, Open University (2012-2014)
  • FRCS Cardiothoracic Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons¬†(2008)
  • MRCS, Royal College of Surgeons (2002)
  • Postgraduate Training - Cardiac Surgery, University of Milan, Italy (1994-1999)
  • Medical School Degree, MD, University of Milan, Italy (1993)

Practice Areas

  • Congenital
  • Congenital
  • Adult congenital procedures
  • Education
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Great vessels
  • Single ventricle and palliative procedures