George Asimakopoulos trained on the West London rotation in
cardiothoracic surgery (1999-2006) and spent an additional year as
a Fellow in Heart and Lung Transplantation at Harefield
He performs over 230 cardiac surgical operations a year
including 140 bypass operations and 90 valve and aortic
procedures. His main interests include off-pump and minimal
access bypass surgery and aortic root surgery.
He is on the panel of question writers of the Intecollegiate
Specialty Board in Cardiothoracic Surgery. He is an Educational
Supervisor for trainees and regularly acts as a supervisor to
medical students for SSC projects.
He has previously published over 50 papers in peer reviewed
journals and his current research interests include minimal access
cardiac surgery, TAVI and robotic surgery.