Dr. Jorge Mascaro specialized in cardiothoracic surgery

Dr. Jorge Mascaro

Consultant Cardio-Thoracic surgeon in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK.

Country United Kingdom
Speciality Cardiothoracic surgery
Subspeciality Adult heart and lung transplantation
Experience 1988 years
Languages English and Spanish.

Dr. Mascaro is a Consultant Cardio-Thoracic Surgeon at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, UK, where he is the Lead Aortic Surgeon and the Director of Heart and Lung Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support. He has co-authored many research projects and presented at multiple national and international meetings.

Areas of expertise: Aortic Surgery, Adult heart and lung transplantation, Heart failure, Mechanical circulatory assistance and General cardiac surgery.

About

Dr. Mascaro graduated from the University of Chile Medical School in 1984. He then completed a residency in General Surgery from 1985 to 1988 from St. George's University Hospital in London, UK. Since 2011, Dr. Mascaro has been the Director of Heart and Lung Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support. Dr. Mascaro is a Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK. He is also the Lead Aortic Surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. Dr. Mascaro has co-authored many research projects and presented at multiple national and international meetings. He is the Tutor and Mentor of the first Fellowship in Aortic Surgery and Transplantation. He also took a Diploma in Medical Laws and Ethics from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK.


Experiences and Positions

2011 - Today

Director of Heart and Lung Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support
Cardiac Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK.

2004 - Today

Consultant Cardio-Thoracic surgeon.
Cardiac Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK.

1985 - 1988

Residency in General Surgery
St. George's University Hospital, London, UK.


Degrees and Certifications

Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons
Royal College of Surgeons
2006

Diploma in Medical Laws and Ethics
University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK.

Board Certified Cardiothoracic Surgeon
University of Chile, Santiago, Chile.
2000

Doctor of Medicine
University of Chile, Santiago, Chile.
1988


Memberships

Member of:

  • Tutor and Mentor of the First Fellowship in Aortic surgery and Transplantation

Markers of esteem

  • Director of Heart and Lung Transplant services
  • Director of Mechanical Support services
  • Head of Aorto-Vascular Service
  • Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion program
  • Mentoring the development of an Aortic Service in Malaysia
  • Tutor and Mentor of the First Fellowship in Aortic surgery and Transplantation

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