Dr Shahzad Raja

Dr Shahzad Raja

Cardiothoracic surgery 06036218

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Shahzad G. Raja, BSc., MBBS (Hons), MRCS, FRCS(C-Th) graduated from King Edward Medical College, Lahore (Pakistan) as Best All-round Graduate in 1996 and carried out his basic surgical training at Mayo Hospital, Lahore (Pakistan). He passed MRCS from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2001 and Intercollegiate Board Examination in Cardiothoracic Surgery in 2009. He received his specialty training in Cardiothoracic Surgery in Glasgow University Hospitals, Glasgow, Harefield Hospital, London and Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. He is currently working as a Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at Harefield Hospital, London. His areas of expertise include minimal access cardiac surgery, total arterial grafting and off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting.
He has vastly published in peer-reviewed medical journals, contributed chapters to Cardiac Surgical Textbooks as well as edited books for undergraduate and postgraduate examinations. He is the deputy editor-in-chief of Journal of Thoracic Disease, assistant editor of International Journal of Surgery and member of the editorial board of World Journal of Methodology, Recent Patents on Cardiovascular Drug Discovery & Scientific World Journal. His interests lie in medical writing, medical education, undergraduate & postgraduate teaching. He has a special interest in assessing the impact of off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery in improving outcomes and has edited two books entitled “Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Evolution, Techniques & Technology” and “Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Outcomes, Concerns & Controversies”.

Areas of interest

Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting; Total arterial revascularization; Minimal access aortic valve replacement; TAVI; keyhole heart surgery; CABG, beating heart surgery; aortic valve surgery; mitral valve surgery; aortic valve repair; atrial fibrilation ablation; midcab; atrial septal defect closure; tricuspid valve surgery; redo heart surgery;

Medical secretaries

  • Elaine Pert
  • Department of Cardiac Surgery (G Floor) Harefield Hospital Hill End Road Harefield UXBRIDGE UB9 6JH
  • 01895 826511
  • 01895 828992

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Procedures completed

  • K4600

    Off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB) (including harvesting of grafts) - (1-5)

    Harefield Hospital (1-5)

  • 20355

    Initial out-patient consultation - remote - (1-5)

  • K6513

    Adult cardiac catheterisation - radial access (including coronary arteriography/catheterisation of right/left side of heart/contrast radiology) - (1-5)

    Harefield Hospital (1-5)

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