- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Not in Open Referral network
- Video and telephone consultations
- Home chemotherapy
I am Senior Surgeon at the Heart Hospital, I am experienced in beating heart surgery, mitral valve repair and surgery for atrial fibrillation. I am an experienced thoracic surgeon with special interest in video assisted surgery for lung and diaphragm.
I also offer surgery for chest wall and pectus excavtum, NUSS, Braces and Vacuum bell.
Areas of interest
NUSS procedure, Chest wall surgery, Minimally invasive Mitral and aortic surgery,VATS,Robotic Thoracic surgery
Offpump coronary artery bypass grafting
Current NHS consultant posts held
Barts Health NHS Trust
Royal Free Hospital
Surgery atrial fibrillation, ECMO, Ischaemic pre conditioning, Robotic
Chest wall surgery esp NUSS and pectus excavtum treatment
Written book on chest wasll deformity
Contribution To World class Research 2013
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Hindi - Fluent
- Urdu - Fluent
- Gujarati - Conversational
W1Chest Wall Deformities and Corrective Procedures
Diffuse myocardial fibrosis in severe aortic stenosis: an equilibrium contrast cardiovascular magnetic resonance study.
Flett AS, Sado DM, Quarta G, Mirabel M, Pellerin D, Herrey AS, Hausenloy DJ, Ariti C, Yap J, Kolvekar S, Taylor AM, Moon JC.
Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 May 25. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 22634740 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Should we use mechanical valves in patients with end-stage renal disease?
Pai VB, Tai CK, Bhakri K, Kolvekar S.
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2012 Aug;15(2):240-3. Epub 2012 May 2.
PMID: 22552798 [PubMed - in process]
Surgery and tuberculosis.
Cummings I, O'Grady J, Pai V, Kolvekar S, Zumla A.
Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2012 May;18(3):241-5.
PMID: 22418691 [PubMed - in process]
Courses offered to GPs
1)Webinar on lung functions and Covid 19
2) Interview at international conference on chest wall
3) Patients feed back
4) Heart and Fat
- DR SHYAMSUNDER KOLVEKAR MBBS MS MCh FRCPS FRCS FRCSCTh 1994
Reference number 3636297
Affiliations / memberships
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Barts Heart Centre
Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: skolvekar
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Minimally invasive pectus bar placement for pectus excavatum (including bilateral) - (5-50)
Neurolytic Root Block (Radiofrequency denervation, Thermocoagulation, Cryotherapy or Phenol, including Rhizolysis) +/- Image Guidance (including Bilateral) CERVICAL - (5-50)
Open surgical correction of pectus deformity of chest wall (or other congenital defect thereof) - (5-50)
Correction of pectus deformity of chest wall (or other congenital defect thereof) - (1-5)