Prof Marjan Jahangiri

Professor of Cardiac Surgery

Practising at

Spire St Anthony's Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Prof Marjan Jahangiri at Spire include:

Other treatments

Adult cardiac surgery

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Professional profile

Marjan Jahangiri graduated in medicine from University College Hospital, University of London, in 1988. Subsequently, she completed her senior house officer positions at University College London and affiliated hospitals. She completed her training in General Surgery in 1992 and embarked on a career in cardiothoracic surgery. She then became a registrar in cardiac surgery at the London Chest, St. Bartholomew’s and the Royal Brompton Hospitals in London. She was awarded a research fellowship at the William Harvey Laboratories at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital and Medical School.

Having completed her research fellowship in 1996, she returned to the Royal Brompton Hospital as a senior registrar where she trained in the fields of adult and paediatric cardiac surgery. She was awarded a position in sub-specialist paediatric cardiac surgery as a senior resident at the Children’s Hospital, Boston, Harvard. Upon her return from the United States in 1999, she obtained a position as national trainee in paediatric cardiac surgery at Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street and Birmingham Children’s Hospital for a period of two years. She was appointed as Consultant Cardiac Surgeon and Senior Lecturer at St. George's Hospital and Medical School in 2001. She was appointed Professor of Cardiac Surgery at University of London in 2007, she is the first female professor of cardiac surgery in the United Kingdom and Europe.

Marjan Jahangiri operates on 280-300 cases per annum. This is one of the largest cardiac surgical services in the United Kingdom. Her overall mortality for all cases including complex and major complex heart operations is 1.5 – 3.5%.

Clinical Interests

Surgery of the aorta and aneurysms, aortic valve surgery including minimally invasive techniques (minimal invasive aortic valve replacement). Surgery for Marfan syndrome, surgery for aortic root Percutaneous aortic valve implantation (minimal access), transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) and development of new techniques. Complex and major complex cardiac surgery, especially valve surgery. Coronary artery bypass graft surgery, off-pump coronary artery surgery (beating heart without bypass). Surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation. Cardiac surgery in pregnant patients.

Private contact details

Telephone Insured: 020 8335 4678/9 or Self-Pay: 020 8335 4646
Private secretary Nicole Radford
Private secretary telephone 0208 725 2652
Private secretary fax 020 8725 2049
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

MB BS / University College, London / 1988
Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery

FRCS / Royal College of Surgeons of England / 1992
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

MS / University of London / 1999
Master of Surgery

Professional memberships

British Medical Association
Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery of Great Britain and Ireland
European Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons
Royal Society of Medicine
International Society for Minimally Invasive Surgery
American Association for Thoracic Surgery

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Current NHS posts

St George's Hospital

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