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St George's Hospital

Region: London South
Trust: St George's Healthcare NHS Trust
Services provided: Adult Cardiac Surgery and Thoracic Surgery

St George's Hospital
Blackshaw Road
SW17 0QT

About the unit

The Cardiothoracic unit at St George's Hospital is a specialist tertiary referral centre for all types of adult cardiac and thoracic surgery. It was founded in its present form by Mr John Parker, Dr David Ward and Dr Charles Pumphrey in 1986. It serves a population of 3 million, covering a wide geographical area including South West London and surrounding areas of Surrey and Sussex.

Services provided

Adult Cardiac Surgery Thoracic Surgery


Limited pay and display car parking is available on site. Streets around the trust are pay and display only. Cars may pull up in front of the Cardiac Wing to drop off and pick up patients. Tooting Broadway tube station is a 5 minute walk.

Visiting hours

Ward visiting is 10.00-12.00 and 15.30-20.00 with a quiet time between 12.00 and 14.30. ITU free visiting hours except 13.00-15.00 quiet time


Tel: 0208 672 1255

Trust Website:

Adult Cardiac Surgery


Quality Assurance Survey

This hospital has been part of the Cardiac Centre Quality Assurance Survey, and its latest individual results are shown below. To view additional national data, see the Cardiac Unit and Outcome Data page in the Professionals section.

This unit has reviewed its outcomes for the last quarter.

Cardiac Audit Status regional and national

Each section has a maximum score of 5

This chart was produced on 30 June 2023.

Thoracic Surgery


Outcomes Audits

This hospital has been a part of the following outcomes audits, please click on any outcomes audit to see their data:

National Lung Cancer Audit – 2017

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