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Massimo Capoccia

Massimo Capoccia, MBBS, MD, MSc, PhD

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, United Kingdom
12 Altcar Lane, Formby (home)
Liverpool, Merseyside  L37 6AX
United Kingdom
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Senior Aortic Fellow, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (2023 to date)
Senior Fellow in Cardiac Surgery, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (2021-2022)
Senior Aortic Fellow, Royal Brompton Hospital, London (2019-2021)
Senior Clinical Fellow in Cardiac Surgery, MRI, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (2018)
Senior Clinical Fellow in Cardiac Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester (2017-2018)
Senior Fellow in Cardiac, Transplant & VADs Surgery, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank, Glasgow (2015-2017)
Senior Clinical Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospital of North Staffordshire (2014-2015)
Senior Registrar in Cardiothoracic Surgery, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford (2013-2014)
Advanced Fellowship in Transplantation & VADs, Harefield Hospital (2012-2013)
Senior Trust Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Castle Hill Hospital, Hull (2010-2012)
Senior Clinical Fellow in Adult and Paediatric Cardiac Surgery (2008-2010)
Senior Specialist Fellow in Cardiac Surgery and Transplant, Harefield Hospital (2007-2008)
Cardiopulmonary Transplantation Fellowship (2006-2007)
Registrar in Adult and Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery (2001-2006)
British Heart Foundation Surgical Research Fellow, The University of Liverpool (2000-2001)
Resident/Senior Resident in Cardiac Surgery, Ospedale di Circolo, Varese, Italy (1993-1998)

Other Interests

Aortic Surgery
Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support
Surgical Treatment of Heart Failure
Mitral Repair
Adult Congenital Surgery


Engineering methods applied to the cardiovascular system.

Modelling of the interactions between LVADs and cardiovascular system.

Additional Educational Information

Specialist in Thoracic Surgery (CCST), Pavia, Italy (1998)
MD (undergraduate), Milan, Italy (1992)
MD (postgraduate), Liverpool, UK (2006)
MSc, Mechanical Engineering, Leeds, UK (2011)
PhD, Biomedical Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow 2021

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Vascular
  • Cardiac
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Aorta