Dr. Babar Bashir Chaudhri

Consultant Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeon
Dr. Chaudhri studied Medicine at the University of Cambridge and has been in clinical practice since 1992. He was comprehensively trained in cardiac and thoracic surgery in London and Scotland. He then super specialized in aortic, mitral and minimally invasive cardiac surgery and heart as well as lung transplantation during fellowships in Harefield and Freeman Hospitals in the UK and in MHH, Hannover, Germany. He has performed more than 5500 adult cardiac surgical operations and 900 major thoracic operations.


  • BA, MB, BCHIR, MA (University of Cambridge)
  • MD (University of London)
  • FRCS, England
  • FRCP, Edinburgh
  • FACS
  • International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons (USA)
  • European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
  • American College of Surgeons
  • CCT UK

Dr. Chaudhri is an expert in off pump/ beating heart coronary surgery, aortic root/arch surgery and mitral valve repair and complex valvular, redo and emergency cardiac surgery.  Trained in thoracic surgical oncology, surgical staging and resections, he is an expert in mechanical circulatory assist devices, surgery for heart failure and in heart and lung transplantation, completing 50 heart and 50 lung implants. Additionally, he performs minimally invasive and complex cardiac surgery, especially re-operative valvular surgery, and surgery for atrial fibrillation.

His career goal is to provide the highest quality of cardiovascular and thoracic surgical care at its leading edge.  He has a particular interest in the surgical treatment of patients with aortic valve and root disease as well as pathology of the ascending aorta and arch, and heart as well as lung failure.

Dr. Chaudhri has published extensively in the medical literature especially in the area of heart failure and the molecular mechanisms underlying this.


  • Surgical Skill Set:
    • Off Pump Coronary Artery Surgery
    • CABG
    • Heart Valve Repair and Replacement
    • Minimal Access Cardiac Surgery
    • Aortic Root and Arch Surgery
    • Surgery for Type A Aortic Dissection
    • Emergency Cardiac Surgery
    • Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
    • Surgical Interventions for Heart Failure
    • Heart Transplantation
    • Lung Transplantation
    • Mechanical Circulatory Support (LVAD and ECMO)
    • Thoracic Surgical Oncology
    • Lung Resections
    • Minimal Access Surgery
    • Surgery for Pleural and Mediastinal Pathologies
    • Surgery for Emphysema and Bullous Lung Diseases
    • Surgical Treatment of Pneumothorax


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