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Professor Rajamiyer Venkateswaran

Clinical Director for Cardiac Surgery and Director of Transplant


  • MD-University of Birmingham 2010
  • FRCS-CTh-2008
  • FRCS-Ed-1997
  • MS-General Surgery-PGIMER-1996
  • MBBS-University of Madras, India, 1993


Mr Venkateswaren completed his medical degree and post-graduate training in India. He started his cardiac surgical training initially in Papworth hospital, Cambridge and later in West Midlands training program. His research involved optimisation of thoracic organ donor for heart and lung transplantation and he completed MD in University of Birmingham. Mr Venkateswaren was appointed on the first national fellowship in heart/lung transplantation in Papworth. He was appointed in 2010 in UHSM, Wythenshawe hospital, Manchester, where he is now the Director of Heart & Lung Transplantation and lead for mechanical circulatory support and also the Clinical Director for Cardiac Surgery in Wythenshawe.