Mr Samer Nashef
Switchboard 01480 830541
Fax 01480 364744
Tel 01480 364807
Specialist Clinical Interests
Minimally invasive coronary bypass, hybrid coronary revascularisation, mitral repair and surgery for atrial fibrillation.
Surgery of the aorta and operations for congenital heart problems in adults.
Aortic Root Surgery with Valve Preservation
A major research interest of note is measuring and monitoring the quality of surgical treatment and major research into surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation.
Mr Nashef qualified as a doctor at the University of Bristol in 1980, and trained in general surgery in London and Exeter. His specialist training in cardiac surgery was in Glasgow, Sheffield, Manchester and Bordeaux in France.
He was appointed consultant surgeon at Papworth in 1992. He practices all types of cardiac surgery, with a special interest in minimally invasive coronary bypass, mitral repair and surgery for atrial fibrillation. He is also interested in surgery of the aorta and operations for congenital heart problems in adults.
He has many research interests, a major one being measuring and monitoring the quality of surgical treatment, and has led national and international projects in this field.
He is the author of the Naked Surgeon, a book which deals with the issues of transparency in medicine, published by Scribe (https://scribepublications.co.uk/ )
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Education and Training
BSc, MB ChB, FRCS, FETCS, PhD
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies and university posts
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, London
Member of the General Medical Council
Recognised Clinical Teacher, University of Cambridge
Recent and Important Publications
Over 190 peer-reviewed publications on a variety of cardiac surgery topics, including EuroSCORE.