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Babar Chaudhri

Consultant Cardiac, Thoracic and Transplant Surgeon

Mediclinic City Hospital

DUBAI, AE

Babar Chaudhri

Biography

Dr Babar Bashir Chaudhri is a Consultant Cardiac, Thoracic and Transplant Surgeon at Mediclinic City Hospital in Dubai. As an award-winning surgeon, Dr Chaudhri is an expert in beating heart coronary surgery, heart valve repair, complex aortic surgery, redo cardiac surgery, heart/ lung transplantation and mechanical circulatory assistance. He is also an expert in surgical procedures through minimised incisions and is currently working to establish a robotic cardiac and thoracic surgery service as well.

Dr Chaudhri also practices at India's top multi-speciality hospital, Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai. Before taking on this position, Dr Chaudhri worked as Consultant Cardiac Surgeon and the Vice President at Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr Chaudhri also lectured at the Middlesex Hospital, London and throughout his extensive career he has performed in excess of 4,500 adult cardiac surgical operations including 800 major thoracic operations, 50 heart and 48 lung transplants.

In 2016, Dr Chaudhri received the award for India's Best Cardiac Surgeon.

Dr Chaudhri obtained his surgical licence from the Royal College of Surgeons in London as well as the General Medical Council. He studied medicine at the University of Cambridge, his research doctoral thesis is from Imperial College, London and he is a fellow of the prestigious Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He has been in clinical practice since 1992.

Recognised for his contributions to research into heart failure, Babar Chaudhri has published his work extensively in scientific journals, offering a new understanding of the pathology of heart failure and altered clinical practice.

Babar Chaudhri’s Background

Consultant Cardiac, Thoracic and Transplant Surgeon
Aug 2019 - Present
Dubai, AE
Mediclinic Middle East is part of the Mediclinic International private hospital group operating in South Africa, Namibia, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates including a 29.9% shareholding in UK-based healthcare group, Spire Healthcare.
Consultant Cardiac, Thoracic and Transplant Surgeon
May 2017 - Present
Mumbai, IN
Established in 1978, the Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre is a top private multi-speciality hospital in India.
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Other Business Interests

CorEXcelsis Ltd logo CorEXcelsis Ltd logo
CorEXcelsis Ltd
CEO & Chairman of Cardiovascular Services
Sep 2018 - Present
London, UK
CorEXcelsis Ltd is a medical services provider with a mission to provide high-quality, safe and cost effective cardiovascular medical and surgical care in the far East and Africa.

Philanthropy

Cardiac Surgeon
Mumbai, IN
Transplants- Foundation to Help the Poor is an NGO that provides disadvantaged communities access to organ transplantation services by offering financial assistance and counselling. The organisation also lobbies national government to facilitate organ donors and recruit donor coordinators for state owned hospitals.

Publications

The Annals of Thoracic Surgery logo The Annals of Thoracic Surgery logo
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Co-author + Alistair Macfie, Alan J Kirk
Mumbai, IN
Inadvertent total spinal anesthesia, following intercostal nerve block placement during lung resection. 88(1):283-4
Advancement in Cardiovascular Research logo Advancement in Cardiovascular Research logo
Advancement in Cardiovascular Research
Author
Mumbai, IN
The Current Status of Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices. 5(1)
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Clinical Courses & Symposia

Member
Dubai, AE
The Best of ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) is an event that brings the highlights of the ASCO Annual Meeting to different regions. With a focus on impact, day-to-day practice and the needs of oncology in India, the Scientific Committee selects specific abstracts for presentation.
Member
Hyderabad, IN
The Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons is a membership organisation that hosts an annual medical conference, offering participants a unique opportunity to network with distinguished medical professionals and share innovative ideas as well as the latest techniques in the field of Cardiovascular and Thoracic surgery.
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Training & Management Courses

The King’s Fund Annual Conference logo The King’s Fund Annual Conference logo
The King’s Fund Annual Conference
Medical Trainee
London, UK
The King’s Fund Annual Conference: Transforming the Delivery of Health and Social Care offers an explorative approach to understanding how the current health and social care delivery system has failed to keep up with the UK populations' needs and expectations.
Mastering Shared Decision Making logo Mastering Shared Decision Making logo
Mastering Shared Decision Making
Medical Trainee
London, UK
‘Mastering Shared Decision Making’ is a free course that offers medical professionals an opportunity to learn about the decision-making process surrounding their treatment. It provides insight into the best practice when conducting conversations with patients. The program is also aimed at decreasing the risk of complaints from patients.

Babar Chaudhri’s Education

Doctor of Medicine (MD), Calcium Handling in Heart Failure, MD
1999 - 2001
BA, MB, BChir, MA, Medicine
1986 - 1992
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