BSC 1979 Ain Shams: MB ChB 1982 Ain Shams: MRCP 1984:
FRCS Edin 1988: FRCS Eng 1989:
MD Manchester University 1997 ( Transplant Immunology):
FRCS CTh Eng 1998

Rooms at

Braemar Hospital
Ohaupo Road

Mobile 021 621 512
Phone 0800 OPEN HEART

Areas of Specialisation

Mr El-Gamel is a leading adult cardiothoracic surgeon and has a special interest and expertise in the fields of:

Beating heart coronary artery bypass
Heart failure surgery
Minimally invasive valve repair and replacement surgery
Aneurysm management
Atrial fibrillation
Lung reduction
Lung resection for cancer

Specialist Training

Mr El-Gamel is trained in all aspects of adult cardiothoracic surgery and transplantation as a Registrar, Senior Registrar and Chief Resident through UK and the USA in the following units

Hammersmith Hospital London 1985-1987 (Senior House Officer/First Registrar job)
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham 1989-1990 Registrar
Children Hospital Birmingham 1990-1991 Registrar
Yale University USA 1991-1992 Chief Resident
Hartland Hospital Birmingham 1993-1994 Registrar
Wythenshawe Hospital Manchester 1994-1996 Senior Registrar
Manchester Royal Infirmary 1996-1997 Senior Registrar

Positions & Memberships

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Waikato Hospital.
Clinical Director Cardiothoracic Surgery, Waikato Hospital Current
Senior Lecturer in Cardiothoracic Surgery Auckland University (Current)
Senior Lecturer and Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon Kings College Hospital 1997-2009
Director of minimally invasive cardiac surgery Kings College Hospital London 2004 -2009

Currently working at Braemar Hospital?


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