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Mr James Barnard

Consultant Cardiac and Cardiothoracic Transplant surgeon

Special interests

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft surgery, Mitral valve repair surgery, Aortic valve surgery, Surgery for Infective Endocarditis, Redo Cardiac Surgery, Heart and Lung Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support Surgery


Mr Barnard is a Consultant Cardiac and Cardiothoracic Transplant surgeon who has worked as a Consultant Surgeon at Wythenshawe Hospital (Manchester University Foundation NHS Trust) since 2013. He qualified in medicine from St Andrews and Manchester Universities in 1998 and went on to undertake his basic surgical training at Manchester Royal Infirmary and the Royal Brompton Hospital in London.

Mr Barnard undertook his specialist training in Cardiothoracic Surgery in Manchester and Cambridge and in 2012 he undertook an advanced fellowship as the National Fellow in Heart & Lung Transplantation at Papworth Hospital near Cambridge. Mr Barnard performs the full range of adult cardiac surgery procedures including coronary artery bypass graft surgery and his areas of specialist interest are mitral valve repair surgery, major aortic surgery, surgery for infective endocarditis, redo cardiac surgery and Heart Transplantation and Lung Transplant surgery.