Academic interests have resulted in the publication of over 120 peer-reviewed publications, 2 books of cardiac surgery and the award of research fellows of higher degrees (MD & PhD) by the University of Southampton. Programme Director for Cardiothoracic Surgery Training for the Wessex Region. Currently on the editorial board of the journal Heart and the International Board of Cardiothoracic Network CTSnet. Examiner for the Intercollegiate Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Communication Secretary for the Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain & Ireland.
Mr Ohri’s academic interests and dedication to research are well established. He has been a Senior Lecturer at the University of Southampton since 1999. He has been the lead for clinical research in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University Hospital Southampton for over a decade. His primary research interests are in the pathophysiology of cardiopulmonary bypass and in molecular mechanisms of aortic wall re-modelling. This clinical research has resulted in the publication of over 120 peer reviewed publications, two books of Cardiac Surgery. In addition he has directed the research of cardiac surgical fellows and this has resulted in the Award of Higher Degrees (MD and PHD) by the University of Southampton. He is currently on the editorial board of the journals Heart and is also on the International Board of the Cardiothoracic network, CTS net.
Mr Ohri is currently the programme director for Cardiothoracic Surgical training for registrars in South Central England. This incorporates all trainees in the University Hospital Southampton and those training in Oxford. Mr Ohri is an examiner for the examiner for the final FRCS (Cardiothoracic) Intercollegiate Examination. He is the Communication Secretary for the society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland.
Current NHS and/or university posts
Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, University Hospital Southampton Foundation Trust (UHS)
Senior Lecturer, University of Southampton
Year of first medical qualification: 1985
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies
- Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain & Ireland
- Society for Thoracic Surgery (USA)
- European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery
- European Society of Cardiology
- British Medical Association.
- MB BS
- FRCS (Eng, Ed & CTh)