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Mr. Simon William Kendall

Last updated: 1 Jan 2023

GMC: 2960386
Areas of Practice: Adult Cardiac
Hospitals: NHSIE

Mr Kendall is a practising cardiac surgeon at the James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough and currently President SCTS. Appointed as consultant in 1994 he has performed over 6500 cases. The team at JCUH consists of 6 cardiac surgeons, 3 thoracic surgeons and 9 intensivists / anaesthetists. They and the patients are supported by an outstanding dedicated team of specialist nurses, care practitioners, nursing staff and administrative team. They deliver the full range of adult cardiac and thoracic surgery, including minimally invasive: aortic valve surgery, mitral valve surgery and lung resections.

The team regularly reviews patient outcomes with the support of a strong governance team to improve the quality of care delivered.

Mr Kendall is contactable by email or text 07813777830.

Training Attended

Mitral Conclave, New York 2015

SCTS Ionescu University 2016

European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2013

Surgical training:

John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford 1992-93

Papworth Hospital, Cambridge 1990-92

Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester 1989.

Killingbeck Hopsital, Leeds 1987.

Qualifications & Accreditations

European Cardiothoracic Surgical Trainer of the Year 2012

Master of Surgery, University of London 1995

FRCS (C/Th) 1993

FRCS Ed 1989

MB BS 1984

Bsc Hons Lond 1981


Additional Information

A comparison of outcomes between bovine pericardial and porcine valves in 38 040 patients in England and Wales over 10 years..pdfCoronary artery bypass grafting is associated with excellent long-term survival and quality of life.pdfPatient and Colleague Feedback

Adult Cardiac Surgery

SCTS Committees

This consultant is or was a member of the following committees, click on any committee to see more information:

CommitteeOfficeTerm of Office
Adult Cardiac SurgeryExecutive Co-Chair2020-2022
Adult Cardiac SurgeryMember-
Adult Cardiac SurgeryCo-Chair-
AuditExecutive Co-Chair2019 - 2022
Board of RepresentativesMember-
Congenital Cardiac SurgeryCo-Chair-
EducationHonorary SecretaryPrevious
Executive CommitteePresident2020 - 2022
InnovationExecutive Co-Chair2021 - 2024
SAC in Cardiothoracic SurgerySCTS President2020 - 2022
Thoracic SurgeryExecutive Co-Chair2020 - 2022
Thoracic SurgeryExecutive Co-Chair2019-2022
TransplantationExecutive Co-Chair2021-2024
Clinical Impact CommitteeAppointed Member (Cardiac)2022-2025


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