Mr

Andrew

Chukwuemeka

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Official Qualifications:
MB BS, MD, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (CTh), LLB (Hons)
Category:
Contact Address:
Imperial College Healthcare
Hammersmith Hospital
Du Cane Road
LONDON
W12 0HS

Areas of Expertise:

Areas include:

Personal injury.
Clinical negligence.
Chest trauma.
Coronary artery surgery.
Heart valve surgery (including Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation – TAVI).
Aortic surgery including aortic dissection.
Surgical site infection and wound complications.

I am in consultant practice in the NHS as well as in the private sector with a wide-ranging clinical practice in cardiothoracic surgery including transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) and video-assisted thoracoscopic lung surgery (VATS). I have daily involvement in all aspects of risk assessment and risk management in cardiothoracic surgery including trauma.

I undertook an honours degree in law during my surgical training and I have prepared reports for coroner’s inquests, claimants (80%), defendants (15%) and as a single joint expert (5%).
I started medicolegal work in 2007 and undertake approximately 80 – 100 medico-legal cases per year.

My CV is attached. I have published extensively in the peer-reviewed medical literature and I have also presented at numerous meetings and to learned societies as an invited speaker. A list of publications and presentations can be provided on request.

Additional Information:
Regional Limits:
Great Britain & Northern Ireland
Additional Languages:
No
Lawyer Consultation:
15 minutes free of charge discussion:
Yes
Expert Witness Work:
Single Joint Expert:
Yes
Legal Aid Work:
Yes
Criminal Cases:
Yes
Media & Public Relations:
Yes
Personal Injury:
Yes
Expert Witness Activity:
Claimant:
80%
Defendant:
15%
Single Joint Expert:
5%
How many times have you attended court: 1
(Past 3 years)
How many expert reports have you written: 200+
(Past 3 years)
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CONTACT US

Office 4, The Old Blacksmith’s Yard
Newnham Lane, Burwell, CAMBRIDGE CB25 0EA

Monday – Friday:
8am – 8pm

Saturday – Sunday:
Email only