Rakesh Uppal

Rakesh Uppal

Rakesh Uppal

Consultant cardiac surgeon

Rakesh is a consultant cardiac surgeon at Barts Heart Centre and Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery at Barts and the London School of Medicine.

Special interests and treatments

  • Adult cardiac surgery including:

    • Coronary artery bypass surgery

    • Mitral valve repair, aortic valve surgery

    • Surgery of the aorta

  • Research interests include basic science on stem cells and the effect of renal injury on cell senescence

Leadership roles

  • Director for Barts Life Sciences
  • Invited external member, East of England, Clinical Senate