Consultant Profile

Mr Dheeraj Mehta

Mr Dheeraj Mehta BSc(Hons.) MBBS FRCS(Eng) FRCS(CTh) MD
Practicing at:
Spire Cardiff Hospital
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
    • Cardiac surgery
    • Thoracic surgery
Special clinical interests:

Beating Heart or ‘Off pump’ coronary artery bypass surgery (OPCAB)
Complex arterial revascularisation
High risk coronary revascularisation
Endoscopic conduit harvest
Minimally invasive surgical revascularisation
Mitral valve repair and replacement
Aortic valve disease and replacement
Surgery for Atrial fibrillation

Research interests:

Improving outcomes after cardiac surgery
Improving the quality of conduits for bypass surgery
Blood conservation in cardiac surgery

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
Training Programme Director for Cardiothroacic Surgery in Wales

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

British Medical Association
General Medical Council
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain & Ireland
Royal Society of Medicine
Welsh Cardiovascular Society

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
029 2073 6011
Private secretary telephone number:
07899 930912
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dheeraj Mehta graduated from Guy’s Hospital Medical School, London and after completing his MD research degree investigating the mechanisms of vein graft failure at the Bristol Heart Institute, went on to Cardiothoracic surgical training at The Royal Brompton Hospital, London; Bristol Royal Infirmary; and St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia.

He gained specialist training in beating heart surgery, arterial revascularisation, and Cardiothoracic Transplantation. He took up his Consultant post at the University Hospital of Wales in 2003, and has developed his interests in beating heart surgery, mitral valve repair, minimal access cardiac surgery, and training in cardiothoracic surgery.

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Mr Dheeraj Mehta

Mr Dheeraj Mehta

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