Mr Roberto P Casula qualified in 1989 at Padua University, Italy with a Medical Doctorate and certified as Fellow of the Royal College Of Surgeons, England. Following on from this he trained in France and was awarded Fellowship of the European Board of Thoracic Surgery and Cardiac Surgery as well as Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow.
Mr Casula has been a recognised pioneer of robotic and minimal access cardiac surgery since 2001. One of very few consultant teachers and trainers for other consultants in minimally invasive and robotic cardiac surgery, his specialist area is in minimal access and robotic cardiac surgery. This includes off pump beating heart surgery (a form of coronary artery bypass graft [CABG]), minimal access valve surgery and aortic, mitral and tricuspid valve repair. He also specialises in surgery for uncommon heart diseases and heart tumours as well as surgery for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and blood saving and transfusion-free heart surgery.
Mr Casula is Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at The Wellington Hospital, London where is available for private consultations.