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André R Simon: Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, London, UK

André R Simon: Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, London
André R Simon: Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, London

Mr André R Simon is a Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at the Harley Street Clinic and the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital in London who specialises in complex heart surgery, heart bypass surgery, aortic and mitral valve surgery and repair, heart and lung transplantation and artificial hearts or ventricular assist devices.

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About Cardiothoracic Surgeon André R Simon

Mr André R Simon is Director of Heart and Lung Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Assist at Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College.

He undertook medical training at the Christian Albrechts University in Kiel, Germany, the Harvard Medical School, USA and the Hannover Medical School, Germany, where he qualified as a cardiac and thoracic surgeon. 

Between 2003 and 2010 he practised as an attending cardiac surgeon at Hannover Medical School. From 2007 to 2010 he was the Director of the Hannover Thoracic Transplant during which time he was heavily involved in the development of minimally invasive lung transplantation.

During 2009/10 he was the director at European Academy for Organ Transplantation (EUCAT) at the Integrated Research and Treatment Center at the Hannover Medical School.

Clinical interests

  • Complex cardiac surgery
  • Total arterial revascularisation
  • Bypass surgery
  • Valve surgery
  • Ventricular assist devices (artificial hearts)
  • Critical care
  • Heart and heart-lung transplantation
  • Minimally invasive lung transplantation
  • Extra corporeal life support
 

Scientific interests and published work

Mr Simon’s scientific interests include transplantation immunology, cardiac imaging and ventricular assist devices and he has raised more than £2m in funding.

He has written over 100 peer-reviewed papers, reviews and editorials, and has contributed chapters to a variety of reference volumes.

Professional memberships

  • European Society of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
  • International Xenotransplantation Association
  • American Society of Transplantation
  • German Society of Cardiology
  • German Society of Transplantation
  • German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Mr Simon's reputation on the international stage

Mr Simon reviews a number of international peer-reviewed journals, and is a member of numerous international boards and scientific advisory committees. He is invited frequently as a lecturer.

Read more about Mr André R Simon on the Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust website.

Contact details

Royal Brompton Hospital

Private Patients’ Centre
Sydney Street
London
SW3 6NP

Tel:

+44 (0)20 7351 8830

Text:

(18001) 020 7351 8830

Email:

privatepatients@rbht.nhs.uk

Website: www.rbht.nhs.uk/private-patients

 

GMC number:    

7066991

Check this doctor’s GMC registration

Date of registration:

23 Feb 2010

 


 

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