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South Wales Heart Centre
In Association with Spire Cardiff Hospital, South Wales

South Wales Private Specialists in Heart Care

Mr Dheeraj Mehta

  • Special clinical interest:

    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, Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
    Training Programme Director for Cardiothroacic Surgery in Wales



    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

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