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Thomas Theologou

Thomas Theologou, PD,FRCSC-Th,MPhil,mMBA,MSc,MD,FMH

Cardiocentro Ticino
Via Tesserete 48
Lugano  6900
0041 76 516 0453
0041 91805 3139 (alternative)
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


University Medical School of Trieste Italy (M.D 1992-1998)
State Exam Licence to Practice,University Medical School Bologna ( 1999)
East Kent Deanery in UK,General Surgery Residency (MRCS, 2001-2004)
Masters in Cardiothoracic Surgery Imperial College London,Hammersmith Hospital (2003-2004)
SHO Cardiothoracic Rotation , Brompton & Harefield, Kings College London,Barts & London Chest Hospital(2005-2006)
Registrar In Cardiothoracic Surgery Nottingham City Hospital (2006-2007)
Registar in Cardiothoracic Surgery,Liverpool Heart & Lung Hospital (2007-2008)
Registrar in Cardiovascular & Paediatric Cardiac Surgery Geneva University Hospital (2008-2010)
m-MBA in Hospital Management (University of Geneva 2008-2009)
NTN SpR in Cardiothoracic surgery Liverpool heart and chest hospital UK (2011- 2019)
MPhil in cardiac stem cell biology John Mores University Liverpool UK (2013-2015)
FRCS CTh Fellowship in cardio thoracic surgery in UK (2018)
CCT in Cardiothoracic Surgery North West Deanery UK (2019)
Consultant cardiac surgeon Istituto Cardiocentro Ticino Lugano Switzerland(2019-current)
PD, privat docent ( at the USI Faculty of Biomedical Sciences Switzerland (2021).

Other Interests

Coronary artery surgery
Robotic cardiac Surgery and minimally invasive cardiac surgery
Inflammatory mediators in extracorporeal circulation
Humanitarian Cardiac Surgery Activities,WHF & Vinacapital Foundation
Cardioplegic solutions
Aortic Surgery
Congenital mitral valve repair
Mitral valve repair
Complex aortic procedures
Minimally invasive mitral and aortic procedures
Simulation in training in cardiac surgery
History of cardiac surgery
Teaching and mentoring


Cardiac physiology and coronary circulation

Cardiac pharmacology and beta blockers in dilated cardiomyopathy

Inflammatory mediators and cardiopulmonary bypass machine 

Cardiac stem cells and myocardial regeneration in heart failure



Additional Educational Information

University medical and surgical  school of Trieste Italy (MD)

Imperial college school of medicine (MSc)

University of London (DIC)

University of Geneva school of medical health economics (mMBA)

John mores university Liverpool school of exercise and sports sciences-department of cardiac stem cell biology(MPhil)

University  of Liverpool health and sciences department ( senior honorary lecturer)

Fellowship of Cardiothoracic Surgery FRCS CTh in UK

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Lugano Cardiocentro Ticino, Switzerland

Privat Docent ( at the USI Faculty of Medical Sciences, Lugano Switzerland