Expert private heart surgery and cardiac care, including heart bypass surgery, surgery for congenital heart disease and the latest techniques to treat heart failure, at the UK's leading specialist heart and lung centre.
Where can I find private heart surgery in London?
Internationally recognised for its clinical expertise and pioneering work in heart surgery, Royal Brompton & Harefield Specialist Care is based on two sites, Royal Brompton Hospital in Chelsea, Central London, and Harefield Hospital in Middlesex.
Providing expert private heart surgery in London
Surgical repair and replacement of heart valves
As pioneers of valvular surgery, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust are experts in complex procedures to repair and replace diseased and damaged heart valves, such as the mitral and aortic valves.
Heart bypass surgery
Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in the UK, caused when the blood supply to the heart is blocked by a build up of fatty deposits on the walls of the arteries. The surgeons at Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust offer the full range of surgical procedures to bypass the blocked arteries and restore normal blood flow, including coronary artery bypass grafts (CABG) and the new, less invasive, MINICAB bypass surgery.
Heart transplant surgery
Having performed the first heart transplant procedure in 1980, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust remains a centre of excellence for heart transplant surgery. They are at the forefront in the development and use of ventricular assist devices (VADs) or 'artificial hearts', having successfully implanted over 200. So far, these devices have been used to support patients waiting for heart transplants, however the Trust is one of three UK centres trialling the use of VADs for therapeutic support of the heart following damage.
Paediatric heart surgery
Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is a national referral centre for children with heart conditions and they enjoy an international reputation for the surgical treatment of congenital heart disease and arrhymias in children.
Patient story: Combined expertise helps child with rare heart defect.
How can I get private heart surgery at Royal Brompton & Harefield Specialist Care?
Royal Brompton & Harefield Specialist Care employs a fair pricing policy offering the highest quality private heart surgery at competitive and open prices to insured, self-funding and sponsored patients. All income generated from the treatment of private patients is reinvested in the Trust.
Details of how to be referred and pricing can be obtained from the Private Patients Office.