Mr Shirish Ambekar


MBBS, MS, MCh, FRCSEd, FRCSEd(CTh), DMS (Health Management)

GMC number: 4687988

Practising since: 2007


Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Mr. Ambekar has been working at a consultant level at Barts Heart Centre and Nuffield Health at St Bartholomew's Hospital Hospital in London.

He is an experienced consultant, having performed thousands of cardiac procedures over last couple of decades. He performs all adult cardiac surgery including complex redo surgery, multiple valve replacements, aortic surgery, Endocarditis surgery, CABG with valve surgery, surgeries for pericardial diseases and cardiac tumours.

His operative outcomes are consistently excellent and are published on NACSA (National Adult Cardiac Surgical Audit). Mr Ambekar has very good reviews by his colleagues, patients and their families alike. He takes part in the process of annual appraisal every year and follows all the domains of Good Medical Practice described by the GMC.

Mr. Ambekar is an academic and researcher, and keeps abreast of all the recent developments in his field. He has many publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Mr Ambekar is able to offer the following procedures and treatments: 

Coronary artergy bypass graft (CABG)
Aortic valve replacement
Mitral valve repair and replacement
Tricuspid valve replacement
AF ablation and Cox Maze 4
Ascending aortic surgery and Aortic root replacement
Pericardial disease treatment
Endocarditis surgery
Heart failure surgery for poor and very poor LV function including LV aneurysmectomy
Excision of cardiac tumours
Removal of intracardiac masses, thrombi, retained objects such as pacing wires. 
Combination of multiple valves and bypass surgery
Complex redo valves and bypass surgery

Special interests

Adult cardiac surgery

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Marathi

Locations Mr Shirish Ambekar works with

Related experience


  • GMC
  • SCTS

Other posts held

  • St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London

Insurers Mr Shirish Ambekar works with

Mr Shirish Ambekar works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • Alliance Healthcare
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)