Consultant Profile

Mr Aman Coonar

Name:
Mr Aman Coonar BSc (Hons) MBBS MD MRCP FRCS(Eng.) FRCS(CTh)
Practicing at:
Spire Bushey Hospital
Specialties:
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
    Special clinical interests:

    General thoracic surgery including: minimally invasive surgery (VATS), lung cancer surgery, chest sarcoma surgery, mesothelioma surgery, chest wall surgery and trauma, airway surgery, surgery for metastases to the lung, lung volume reduction surgery, mediastinal disease, thymoma, benign problems such as empyema, pneumothorax and pectus.

    Research interests:

    Metastasis to the lung, mesothelioma surgery, chest wall reconstructive surgery

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Surgeon at Papworth Hospital, Addenbrooke's Hospital & East and North Herts NHS Trust (Lister Stevenage, Hertford & QE2 Welwyn Hospitals) 

    Year of first medical qualification:
    1991
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

    British Medical Association
    Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons
    Royal Society of Medicine - council member of the cardiothoracic section
    International Association for the study of Lung Cancer
    European Association of Thoracic Surgeons

     
    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    020 8901 5555 or 01480 364 887
    Private secretary:
    Jan Calton
    Private secretary telephone number:
    01480 364 887
    Private secretary email address:
    Availability:
    Private ad hoc appointments usually within 1-2 weeks, available by arrangement
     
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Mr Aman Coonar qualified from Guy's & St Thomas' Medical school in London. He trained first in internal medicine and intensive care, followed by basic science research. This was followed by general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery training at Guy's & St Thomas', Kings, Royal Brompton and the London Chest Hospitals.

    In 2005-2007 Mr Coonar took senior fellowships at the Toronto General Hospital in Canada in general thoracic surgery and lung transplant surgery.

    Mr Coonar's surgery base is at Papworth Hospital. He sees in and out-patients at Spire Bushey Hospital. Due to the specialised nature of thoracic surgery he undertakes most surgery at Papworth Hospital which is about one hour from Spire Bushey. There are excellent transport links to Papworth with on-site parking.

    Personal profile:

    Mr Coonar is a governor of Parkside schools in Cambridge, and he is also involved in a charity clinic in India. He was educated at the nearby Haberdashers’ Aske’s School in Elstree. He relaxes by spending time with his wife and six children.

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    Mr Aman Coonar

    Mr Aman Coonar Cardiothoracic surgery Consultant, Bushey, Watford, private hospital specialist.

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