Mr Giovanni Mariscalco

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Practising at

Spire Nottingham Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Giovanni Mariscalco at Spire include:

Cardiothoracic surgery

Other treatments

  • Complex aortic surgery including:
    • aortic valve sparing operations (reimplantation and remodelling aortic root operations)
    • repair of the aortic arch and descending thoracic aorta (frozen elephant trunk and lupiae techniques)
  • Aortic valve replacement/repair (including mini-AVR approaches)
  • Mitral valve repair/replacement
  • On-pump/off-pump CABG

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Professional profile

I am an Associate Professor and Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the University of Leicester. I received the MD degree from University of Insubria (Italy), School of Medicine in 2001. Subsequently, I received a first PhD degree in cardiac surgery from the University of Umeå (Sweden) in 2008 and a subsequent PhD degree in Surgery and Biotechnology from University of Insubria (Italy) in 2011.

I trained in cardiothoracic surgery in Sweden at Umeå University Hospital and in Italy at Varese University Hospital. I was appointed as senior lecturer at the University of Leicester in September 2014. I am the lead of complex aortic surgery at Glenfield Hospital, having introduced complex hybrid repair of the entire thoracic aorta and aortic valve sparing procedures. I am also an adult congenital heart surgeon and part of the team of the surgical TAVI at Glenfield hospital.

Clinical Interests

Cardiothoracic surgery

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Qualification and professional memberships

PhD Cardiac Surgery / Umeå University, Faculty of Medicine, Sweden / 2008
Doctor of Philosophy in Cardiac Surgery

PhD Surgery and Surgical Biotechnologies / University of Insubria, School of Medicine, Italy / 2010
Doctor of Philosophy in Surgery and Surgical Biotechnologies

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Current NHS posts

Honorary Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, University Hospitals of Leicester

Honorary Consultant Adult Congenital Heart Surgeon, University Hospitals of Leicester


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Private contact details

Telephone For appointments at Spire Nottingham Hospital 0115 937 7801