Mr George Krasopoulos


MD, PhD, MRCS (Eng), FRCSCth(Eng)

GMC number: 4071073

Practising since: 1993


Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Mr Krasopoulos has been a consultant cardiac surgeon since 2008 and he joined the Oxford Heart Centre of John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK in July 2013. He has been awarded the title of Hon. Professor in Cardiac Surgery from both the University of Cumbria (2017) and Anglia Raskin University (2019). He is also a Hon. Senior Clinical Lecturer in Cardiac Surgery at the University of Oxford, UK and a Specialist Lecturer for the Medical School, University of Buckingham, UK. In 2016 he he joined the Liga! College as a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the non-executive board, until 2020.

Mr Krasopoulos finished his surgical training in England and specialised in cardiothoracic surgery within the East London Rotation (NTN – Royal Brompton, St. Mary’s, St Bartholomew’s, & London Chest Hospitals of London). He gained his PhD in 1999 and undertook a fellowship along side Prof. Tirone David at Toronto, Canada, where he sub-specialised in advanced aortic repairs and reconstructive cardiac surgery.

He tends to favour minimally access, cosmetic approaches for the performance of all regular cardiac surgical procedures. His team and I use techniques to minimize surgical trauma in the majority of our cardiac operations. He advocates the use of arterial grafts to perform coronary artery bypass surgery (by-pass) with or without the use of extracorporeal circulation. Mr Krasopoulos has experience in advanced techniques of aortic aneurysm and can offer surgical treatment to patients suffering from cardiac arrhythmias. He believes that where possible, repairing a diseased heart valve or the aortic root is the best form of treatment and is pleased to be able to offer these sub-specialized surgical techniques to appropriate patients with excellent results.

His philosophy is based on providing surgical, medical and humanitarian services of the highest standards. He believes in the development of quality health services and devote much of his time making sure that my patients receive what they are entitled to: effective medical and surgical care, safety, dignity and respect.

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Treatments offered by Mr Krasopoulos

Coronary artery bypass surgery: 

  • Off pump - beating heart,
  • On pump - stopped heart
  • Complete arterial revascularisation
  • Minimally invasive techniques

Aortic valve surgery:

  • Replacement
  • Repair
  • Minimally invasive techniques

Aortic surgery

  • Aortic root repair & replacement
  • Ascending aorta replacement
  • Aortic arch replacement, including frozen elephant trunk 

Mitral valve surgery

  • Replacement
  • Repair

Arrhythmia Surgery

  • Surgery for atrial fibrillation
  • Concomitant, along with other cardiac surgical procedures
  • Stand alone - Convergent Hybrid, minimally invasive technique
  • Left atrial appendage occlusion


Special interests

  • Complex aortic surgery
  • Complex coronary artery by pass surgery
  • Arrhythmia surgery
  • Surgery for pericardial diseases

Personal interests

Away from his busy work schedule, Mr Krasopoulos enjoys the company of his wife and 2 young boys. He also enjoys F1 racing, gardening and cooking – something that has kept up since working as a chef in his student days.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr George Krasopoulos at Nuffield Health

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)

Locations Mr George Krasopoulos works with

Related experience


Mr Krasopoulos is interested in translation research. Having completed his PhD in the early years of his career, he is now concentrating efforts in various clinical and experimental research projects. He has a number of publications in peer review journals and has given a number of presentations locally, nationally and internationally.


  • Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery Great Britain & Ireland
  • European Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons
  • European Cardiology Society
  • Hellenic Cardiology Society

Other posts held

  • Consultant Cardiac Surgeon Oxford Heart Centre, Oxford University Hospitals

Insurers Mr George Krasopoulos works with

Mr George Krasopoulos works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • AXA Health
  • Allianz
  • Aviva Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa Global
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Healix
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


Mr George Krasopoulos does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr George Krasopoulos does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr George Krasopoulos does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.