Consultant Cardiac Surgeon
MD, PhD, FRCS (Eng. & C/Th), GMC number 4073628
Mr Asimakopoulos works at the Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospital NHS Trust in London, a world-renowned centre for the treatment of heart and lung disease. He treats patients at both the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals which have now merged with Guys & St. Thomas NHS Trust.
He specialises in aortic surgery, aortic valve surgery, Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) and has significant experience in re-operative (‘re-do’) procedures. He provides a patient focused service and believes that patients should be assisted to fully understand their condition and to participate in the final decision making.
Mr Asimakopoulos practices techniques such as off-pump CABG, minimal access aortic valve replacement and sutureless aortic valve replacement which provides more treatment choice and are beneficial for many patients.
He also has a strong interest in investigating the outcomes of surgery and training younger surgeons who wish to widen their practice.
A Wide Range Of Cardiac Services
Mr Asimakopoulos performs a variety of different cardiac procedures as shown below including Re-do procedures. He provides a patient focused service and believes that patients should be assisted to fully understand their condition so that they can make informed decisions about their treatment.
Your first consultation will take place in the out-patient clinic. If you are an NHS patient you will need to have been referred by your cardiologist. Private patients may need authorisation from private medical insurance.