BiographyNarain Moorjani practices as a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK, who specialises in repair procedures of the mitral and aortic valves, as well as performing minimally invasive aortic valve and coronary artery surgery. He had previously worked as a Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK and Assistant Professor in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, USA.
He has been appointed as an Associate Lecturer at the University of Cambridge, UK, with his current research interests focussing on the genes responsible for enlargement of the thoracic aorta. Prior to that, he completed a research doctorate of medicine at the University of Oxford, UK and National Heart and Lung Institute, London, UK, investigating the role of cardiomyocyte apoptotic genes in the development of heart failure.
More recently, he has published the award winning international best-selling textbook entitled ‘Key Questions in Cardiac Surgery’ and is currently editing 3 further cardiac surgery books. He has also been appointed as National Cardiac Surgical Tutor for the Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery in United Kingdom & Ireland, responsible for running the programme of cardiac surgical training courses thoughout the country.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Mitral valve repair;
Minimally invasive cardiac surgery;
Minimally invasive cardiopulmonary bypass