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Qualifications

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
Hamilton

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?

Yes

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Qualifications

Bachelor of Science (Honours) – King’s College – University of London
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (Distinction) – University of  London
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England – Cardiothoracic Surgery
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh – Cardiothoracic Surgery

Recent Prizes and Awards

Waikato DHB – Sustaining Excellence in Patient Safety Award
Patient Safety Awards – Technology & IT to Improve Patient Safety – Finalist
British Medical Journal Awards – Transforming Patient Care Using Technology – Finalist
Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland – Ethicon International Fellowship
T-Log / Association of Surgeons in Training – Surgical Education and Training Award
Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland / ASiT Cardiothoracic Research Award

Rooms at

Braemar Hospital
Ohaupo Road
Hamilton

Phone:  07 843 1899
Mob:  021 0247 7867
Fax:  07 843 9815
Email:  care@heartsurgeon.co.nz
Website:  www.heartsurgeon.co.nz

Areas of Specialisation

Mr McCormack is vocationally registered in cardiothoracic surgery. He provides expert and focussed treatment for heart disease. His areas of interest include

Ischaemic heart disease – Revascularisation – Coronary surgery
Aortic valve surgery
Mitral and tricuspid repair and replacement
Aortovascular surgery
Aortic root surgery
Aneurysm management
Heart failure surgery
Multivalve surgery

Specialist Training

Mr McCormack completed formal training in cardiothoracic surgery in world leading centres. Below is a collection of central London centres within which Mr McCormack was trained

Barts Heart Centre
Guy’s Hospital
St Thomas’ Hospital
King’s College London
Harefield Hospital
Imperial College Healthcare – Hammersmith Hospital
St Georges’ Hospital
London Chest Hospital

Positions & Memberships

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon – Waikato DHB.
Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon – Braemar Hospital
Senior Lecturer in Surgery – Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences – University of Auckland
Vocational Registration – Cardiothoracic Surgery – New Zealand Medical Council
Certificate of Completion of Training – Cardiothoracic Surgery – General Medical Council (UK)
Faculty of Surgical Trainers – Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Fellow of Royal Society of Medicine
Australian & New Zealand Society of Cardiac & Thoracic Surgeons
Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand
European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery
Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain & Ireland

Currently working at Braemar Hospital?

Yes

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Qualifications

Bachelor of Human Biology (BHB)
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)
Master of Surgery (MS)
Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)

Rooms at

Braemar Hospital
Ohaupo Road
Hamilton

Phone:  +64 274 378 287
Email:  pconaglensurgeon@gmail.com

Areas of Specialisation

Specialist in all cardiac and thoracic surgical procedures, with particular focus on:

Uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery
Minimally invasive anatomical lung resection
Endobronchial intervention
Chest wall reconstruction
Diaphragmatic surgery
Mediastinal surgery
Arterial and off-pump coronary artery bypass
Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement
Mitral and tricuspid valve repair and replacement
Atrial fibrillation surgery
Ascending aortic aneurysm surgery

Specialist Training

Surgical Education and Training Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010-2016
Advanced cardiothoracic Fellow 2016 – Waikato Hospital
Cardiac Surgery Fellowship 2016-2017 – Peter Munk Cardiac Center, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Canada

Positions & Memberships

International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer – Member Since 2018
Midlands Regional Lung Cancer Working Group Chairman – Since 2018
National Lung Cancer Working Group – Since 2018
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) – Member Since 2007
Australian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons (ANZSCTS) – Member Since 2011
Chairman – Midlands Lung Cancer Working Group 2018
Reviewer – Journal of Cardiothoracic
Reviewer – Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals

Currently working at Braemar Hospital?

Yes

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