Mr Andrew Chukwuemeka  

Mr Andrew Chukwuemeka

MB BS, MD, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (CTh), LLB (Hons)

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Cardiothoracic
Imperial College Healthcare
Hammersmith Hospital
Du Cane Road
LONDON
W12 0HS
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
No

Expert Witness Work:

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

 

Expert Witness Activity:

80%
15%
5%
1

200+

Lawyer Consultation:

Yes