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Babar Chaudhri

Babar Bashir Chaudhri, Cardiac, Thoracic and Transplant Surgeon

American Hospital, Dubai and King’s College Hospital, Dubai
Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery
Dubai   +971562047286
United Arab Emirates
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


University of Cambridge
School of Clinical Medicine
BA, MB, BChir, MA

Postgraduate Qualifications and Certifications:
MD (London), FRCS (Eng), FRCP, FRCS CTH, FACS, CCT UK Cardiothoracic Surgery

Academic Positions:
1. Associate Professor of Surgery, Clinical Adjunct Faculty, Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences
2. British Heart Foundation Fellow, National Heart and Lung Institute, Royal Brompton Campus, Imperial College, London
3. Lecturer, Middlesex Hospital, London

Cardiothoracic Surgery Training:
1. Specialist Registrar, Royal Brompton Hospital, London
2. Specialist Registrar, Scottish Cardiothoracic Training Program, UK

Advanced Cardiac Surgery Fellowships:
1. Intrathoracic Transplantation and Heart Failure, Harefield Hospital, London.
2. Cardiac Surgery, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Intrathoracic Transplantation, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle
3. Aortic and Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery and Intrathoracic Transplantation, MHH, Hannover, Germany

Doctoral Thesis:
MD (Imperial College, University of London)
Adenovirally-mediated gene transfer to modify contraction in adult ventricular myocytes.
(Calcium ion handling, SERCA2a and Phospholamban modulation in Heart Failure)

Hospital Appointments:

King’s College Hospital

American Hospital

Al Zahra Hospital

Saudi German Hospital

Aster Hospital
Al Qusais, Dubai

Consultant Cardiac, Thoracic and Transplant Surgeon

Other Interests

Minimal Access/ Robotic Cardiac Surgery
Aortic Root and Arch Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Mechanical Circulatory Support
Surgical Interventions for Heart Failure
Valve Repair and Replacement
Intrathoracic Transplantation (Heart and Lung)
Off Pump Coronary Artery Surgery
Total Arterial Revascularisation
Surgical Staging and Resections for Lung Cancer
Transformational Leadership
Quality Improvement and Clinical Pathways Design
Hospital Design, Construction and Commissioning of Services
Cost Effective Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery in Developing Countries


Myocardial Protection

Research into SR Function in Heart Failure

SERCA2a and Phospholamban

Ca 2+ Transients

Artificial Heart Technology and Mechanical Circulatory Assistance Devices

Chaos in Biological Systems


Additional Educational Information

University of Cambridge, School of Clinical Medicine

Imperial College, London (Doctoral Thesis)

Scottish Cardiothoracic Training Program

MHH, Hannover, Germany

Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences


Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Thoracic
  • Vascular
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Robotic
  • Coronary disease
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Endocarditis
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Heart failure
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Valve disease
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Tricuspid valve disease
  • Lung
  • Mediastinum
  • Pleura
  • Cancer
  • Heart Transplant
  • Lung Transplant
  • Great vessels
  • Aorta
  • Medical technology
  • Basic science