Dr. Shyam Kolvekar

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Dr. Shyam Kolvekar

Cardiothoracic surgeon

Name: Shyam Kolvekar

Position: Consultant cardiothoracic surgeon

Titles:

  • Senior Registrar Glenfield Hospital,leicester Nov 1998-Feb 2000.
  • Senior Registrar St Georges Hospital London Nov1997- Oct 1998.
  • ECMO Fellow HEart Link ECMO Centre Leicester March 1996-Oct 1997.
  • British Heart Foundation Fellow, Univercity of Leicester Feb 1995-Feb 1996.
  • Cardiovascular and Thoracic surgeon, Mumbai.

Current position:

  • Elected Trustee Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery of England.
  • Professor of cardiothoracic surgery, University of Manipal, India.
  • Founder Member of Academy of Medical Educators.
  • Associate Professor at University College London.

Hospitals:

  • St Bartholomew’s Hospital.
  • The Wellington Clinic.
  • Harley Street Clinic.
  • The London Clinic.
  • The Private Clinic.

Highlights:

Mr. Kolvekar is one of the leading cardiothoracic surgeons in London, currently working at Barts Heart Centre (St Bartholomew’s Hospital).
He is a Hon Associate Professor at University College London and involved in several research projects. He has a special interest in mitral valve repairs, beating-heart surgery, cardiac arrhythmias and minimally-invasive cardiac surgery and is concerned with ischaemic pre-conditioning of the heart. He also has a thoracic practice dealing with lung cancer, pneumothorax and pleural effusion.
Another special interest is in the field of chest wall deformity interventions. He is an internationally recognised surgeon for the adult Nuss procedure and has adapted the NUSS procedure with several new techniques for better pain control and reduced risks from surgery. He also travels abroad to lecture and teach surgeons this procedure and connate minimally invasive surgery. He has several publications in international journals and has also contributed to books.

Mr Kolvekar has more than 80 publicationsand he is working with Professor Yellon on ischaemic preconditioning in diabetic patients with oral hypoglycemic agents.
He has been working closely with the Hater institute and helping the research fellows in the patient recruitment for the study.
Mr Kolvekar is also surgical lead for trail comparing neuropsychological study in patients undergoing CABG with or without cardioplegia with Professor Newman’s team.

Dr. Shyam Kolvekar

Dr. Shyam Kolvekar
Cardiothoracic surgeon

Name: Shyam Kolvekar

Position: Consultant cardiothoracic surgeon

Titles:

  • Senior Registrar Glenfield Hospital,leicester Nov 1998-Feb 2000.
  • Senior Registrar St Georges Hospital London Nov1997- Oct 1998.
  • ECMO Fellow HEart Link ECMO Centre Leicester March 1996-Oct 1997.
  • British Heart Foundation Fellow, Univercity of Leicester Feb 1995-Feb 1996.
  • Cardiovascular and Thoracic surgeon, Mumbai.

Current position:

  • Elected Trustee Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery of England.
  • Professor of cardiothoracic surgery, University of Manipal, India.
  • Founder Member of Academy of Medical Educators.
  • Associate Professor at University College London.

Hospitals:

  • St Bartholomew’s Hospital.
  • The Wellington Clinic.
  • Harley Street Clinic.
  • The London Clinic.
  • The Private Clinic.

Highlights:

Mr. Kolvekar is one of the leading cardiothoracic surgeons in London, currently working at Barts Heart Centre (St Bartholomew’s Hospital).
He is a Hon Associate Professor at University College London and involved in several research projects. He has a special interest in mitral valve repairs, beating-heart surgery, cardiac arrhythmias and minimally-invasive cardiac surgery and is concerned with ischaemic pre-conditioning of the heart. He also has a thoracic practice dealing with lung cancer, pneumothorax and pleural effusion.
Another special interest is in the field of chest wall deformity interventions. He is an internationally recognised surgeon for the adult Nuss procedure and has adapted the NUSS procedure with several new techniques for better pain control and reduced risks from surgery. He also travels abroad to lecture and teach surgeons this procedure and connate minimally invasive surgery. He has several publications in international journals and has also contributed to books.

Mr Kolvekar has more than 80 publicationsand he is working with Professor Yellon on ischaemic preconditioning in diabetic patients with oral hypoglycemic agents.
He has been working closely with the Hater institute and helping the research fellows in the patient recruitment for the study.
Mr Kolvekar is also surgical lead for trail comparing neuropsychological study in patients undergoing CABG with or without cardioplegia with Professor Newman’s team.

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