BACKGROUND, PUBLICATIONS, ACTIVITIES
NHS Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at the Glenfield Hospital,
part of the University Hospitals of Leicester. Clinical lead of complex mitral valve services. Main focus of these operations is to preserve the native valve.
Regularly performed procedures:
MITRAL VALVE REPAIR or REPLACEMENT
ATRIAL FIBRILATION SURGERY
AORTIC VALVE PROCEDURES
AORTA (ascending) OPERATIONS
CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT
HEART TUMOURS / MYXOMA
DISSECTION OF THE AORTA
Passionate about teaching colleagues, attending meetings and sharing experiences.
I enjoy being the trainer of surgical trainees, regularly attending cardiac surgery events nationally and internationally also presenting at congresses.
Supervisor of the Glenfield Cardiac Surgery Wet-lab in 2018 and 2019.
Member of the CTS net
( The Global Cardiothoracic Community Network )
Some of my recent publications------------
I was born in Prague and studied at Universita Karlova.
Apart from my main passion - cardiac surgery
I enjoy sporting activities, like to travel and read history books.