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Transplant services

The Transplant team at Papworth carry out heart, lung and heart-lung transplants on patients from across the United Kingdom.
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Specialist services

The multidisciplinary transplant team at Papworth also provides additional specialist heart and lung services.
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Transplant history

Papworth Hospital has been leading the way in transplantation for over 30 years.
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Transplant team

The Papworth Hospital team has accumulated over 30 years' of experience in transplantation.
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The Transplant Team at Papworth Hospital

The Papworth Hospital team has accumulated over 30 years' of experience in transplantation and in 2011 reached the significant milestone, of the 2000th patient to benefit from a transplant at Papworth. A dedicated team of specialist consultant physicians, surgeons and nursing staff provide lifelong care for transplant recipients and their families 24 hours a day.

The consultant transplant team at Papworth includes:

Clinical Director:

Mr Steven Tsui, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Deputy Director:

Dr Jayan Parameshwar, Consultant Cardiologist

Consultant Transplant Physicians

Dr Clive Lewis, Consultant Cardiologist - Transplant and GUCH

Dr Jayan Parameshwar, Consultant Cardiologist - Transplant and Heart Failure

Dr Jasvir S Parmar, Consultant Transplant Respiratory Physician

Dr Stephen Pettit, Consultant Cardiologist - Transplant and Heart Failure

Dr Debra Thomas, Consultant Transplant Respiratory Physician

Consultant Surgeons

Mr Yasir Abu-Omar, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Mr Ayyaz Ali, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Mr Marius Berman, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Mr Pedro Catarino, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Mr John Dunning, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Mr David Jenkins, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Ms Catherine Sudarshan, Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Mr Steven Tsui, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Every patient is treated as an individual and will receive holistic care backed up by multidisciplinary expertise.

Papworth Hospital has developed new ways of working by piloting and introducing Donor Care Physiologists who specialise in providing high quality care for multi-organ donors. This role is complimented by the new Transplant Practitioners who provide technical support for the organ retrieval team as well as the transplant nursing team.

Organ donation committee

As part of a national effort to raise awareness of the vital importance of organ donation, Papworth Hospital has established an Organ Donation Committee. Its mission is to promote organ donation in every possible way and its multi-disciplinary team has set up a regional study programme involving clinicians from across the country.

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