Mr. Uday Dandekar (Consultant Cardiac Surgeon)

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About Mr. Uday Dandekar

  • Role: Consultant Cardiac Surgeon
  • Membership of Professional / National / Regional Bodies:
    Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
    The Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain & Ireland
    British Medical Association
    Medical & Dental Defence Union of Scotland
  • Other Professional Details:
    Mr.Dandekar graduated from Medical school in Mumbai, India and initially trained in General Surgery. He specialised in cardiothoracic surgery after training in India, UK and the USA. In the UK, he worked at centres like the Harefield Hospital and completed the West Midlands training programme. He spent time doing clinical work at the world renowned Cleveland Clinic under the chairmanship of Dr. Delos Cosgrove.

    Mr. Dandekar works as a Consultant adult cardiac surgeon at the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire. He also has practising privileges at the BMI Meriden Coventry and at the BMI Priory in Birmingham.

    Mr. Dandekar has research interest with publications in peer reviewed journals. His M.Ch work was on Atrial Myxomas.
    Mr. Dandekar is an avid teacher and is involved with teaching and training juniors. He is a GMC accredited trainer.

    Charity is very close to Mr.Dandekar’s heart. He is on the International Committee for Cardiostart International, a US based charity. He has travelled to developing countries performing heart surgeries. This has taken him to countries like Peru, Romania and West African country Ghana.
  • Special Interests:
    Coronary artery disease, arterial grafting and beating heart surgery. Valvular heart disease and valve surgery especially aortic root, ascending aortic and aortic arch surgery. He is one of the few surgeons in the UK performing the Ozaki procedure for aortic valve disease.

Contact Information

Email: Uday.Dandekar@uhcw.nhs.uk
Yvonne Tennant (Secretary) Telephone: 02476965678

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