Mr Cha Rajakaruna
Consultant Cardiac Surgeon
MB ChB, MRCS (Eng & Edin), MD, FRCS (C-Th)
"I love working at the Spire because it is possible to offer innovative cutting edge heart surgery whilst ensuring high standards in patient safety and comfort."
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Cha Rajakaruna at Spire include:
Aortic Aneurysm Repair Arterial Surgery Stent implantation Aortic Stent Grafts Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Left Atrial appendage occlusion Ablation of arrhythmia Endovascular Treatment.
Advanced Fellowship / Yale Aortic Institute, University of Yale School of Medicine, USA / 2013
Aortic and Endovascular Surgery
FRCS (C-Th) / Royal colleges of Surgeons UK and Ireland intercollegiate board exam / 2011
Completion of 8 years of Training in heart and lung Surgery
MD / University Of Bristol / 2008
Research Degree in Beating Heart Surgery
MRCS (Edin) / Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh / 2002
Primary Surgical Qualification Scottish board
MRCS / Royal College of Surgeons England / 2002
Primary Surgical Qualification
Mb ChB / University of Leicester / 1998
Primary Medical Qualification
Surgical lead in TAVI and minimally invasive aortic valve surgery Bristol Heart Institute
Clinical lead for Cardiac Surgery Nurse practitioner programme at the Bristol Heart Institute
Educational supervisor for surgical trainees in Heart Surgery Severn Deanery.
Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at the Bristol Heart Institute
Senior Lecturer University of Bristol