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Board of Representatives


The BORS (Board of Representatives) are represenatives from each cardiothoracic unit in the UK and Ireland and act as a central point to feed information from each unit back to the SCTS and visa versa. Typically each unit will have a representative Consultant Surgeon, a deputy representative, Nursing and AHP representative and Trainee representative. 

The BORS meet twice a year and provide reports from each unit.

Committee Members

Hospital Member Office
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Mr Hussein El-Shafei Cardiac Surgery Representative
Alder Hey Children's Hospital Mr Ramesh Kutty Congenital Surgery Representative
Basildon Hospital Ms Alessia Rossi Cardiac Surgery Representative
Basildon Hospital Mr Hatam Naase Thoracic Surgery Representative
Birmingham Children's Hospital Mr Phil Botha Congenital Surgeon Representative
Bristol Royal Hospital for Children Mr Andrew Parry Congenital Surgery Representative
Bristol Royal Infirmary Mr Cha Rajakaruna Cardiac Surgery Representative
Castle Hill Hospital Mr Alexander Cale Cardiac Surgery Representative
Castle Hill Hospital Professor Dumbor Ngaage Cardiac Surgery Representative (Deputy)
Castle Hill Hospital Mr Syed Qadri Thoracic Surgery Representative (Deputy)
Castle Hill Hospital Mr Vasileios Tentzeris Thoracic Surgery Representative
Children's Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin Prof Mark Redmond Congenital Surgery Representative
Children's Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin Mr Robert Fleck NTN Trainee Representative
Cork University Hospital Mr Kishore Doddakula Cardiothoracic Surgery Representative
Derriford Hospital Mr Adrian Marchbank Thoracic Surgery Representative
Evelina London Children's Hospital Mr Conal Austin Congenital Surgery Representative
Freeman Hospital Mr Mohamed Nassar Congenital Surgery Representative
Freeman Hospital Prof. Stephen Clark Cardiac Surgery Representative
Glenfield Hospital Mr Leonidas Hadjinikolaou Cardiac Surgery Representative
Golden Jubilee National Hospital Mr Harikrishna Doshi Cardiac Surgery Representative
Golden Jubilee National Hospital Mr Mark Danton Congenital Surgery Representative (Joint)
Golden Jubilee National Hospital Mr Mathew Thomas Thoracic Surgery Representative
Guy's Hospital Miss Carol Tan Thoracic Surgery Representative (Joint)
Guy's Hospital Miss Tanya Jackson NAHP Representative
Hammersmith Hospital Mr Jayanta Nandi Thoracic Surgery Representative
Hammersmith Hospital Mr Marco Scarci Thoracic Surgery Representative
Hammersmith Hospital Mr Roberto Casula Cardiac Surgery Representative
James Cook University Hospital Mr Ian Paul Thoracic Surgery Representative
John Radcliffe Hospital Mr Dionisios Stavroulias Thoracic Surgery Representative
John Radcliffe Hospital Prof Georgios Krasopoulos Cardiac Surgery Representative
King's College Hospital Miss Alia Noorani Cardiac Surgery Representative
King's College Hospital Mr Donald Whitaker Thoracic Surgery Representative
Leeds General Infirmary Dr Giuseppe Pelella Congenital Surgery Representative
Leeds General Infirmary Mr Mohamed Shoeib NTN Trainee Representative (Congenital)
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital Mr Ahmed Othman Cardiac Surgery Representative
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital Mr Steven Woolley Thoracic Surgery Representative
Manchester Royal Infirmary Mr Amir Sepehripour Cardiothoracic Surgery Representative (Deputy)
Morriston Hospital Mr Afzal Zaidi Cardiac Surgery Representative
Morriston Hospital Professor Ira Goldsmith Thoracic Surgery Representative
New Cross Hospital Mr Ahmed Habib Thoracic Surgery Representative
New Cross Hospital Mrs Carly Cartwright NAHP Representative (Deputy)
New Cross Hospital Mr Giuseppe Rescigno Cardiac Surgery Representative
New Cross Hospital Mr Mahmoud Abdelaziz Cardiac Surgery Representative (Deputy)
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Mr Waldemar Bartosik Thoracic Surgery Representative
Northern General Hospital Mr David Hopkinson Thoracic Surgery Representative
Northern General Hospital Mr Stefano Forlani Cardiac Surgery Representative
Nottingham City Hospital Miss Sara Lindeza Pereira Nursing and AHP Rep.
Nottingham City Hospital Mr Anas Boulemden Cardiac Surgery Representative
Nottingham City Hospital Mr Mohammad Hawari Thoracic Surgery Representative
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Mr Akshay Patel NTN Trainee Representative (Thoracic)
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Mr Babu Naidu Thoracic Surgery Representative
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Mr Chris Bond NTN Trainee Representative
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Mr David Quinn TAD Representative
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Mrs Jo Cahill NAHP Representative
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Ms Kathryn Hewitt Nursing & AHP Representative
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Mr Salah Al-Haddi TAD Representative (Thoracic)
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Mr Stephen Rooney Cardiac Surgery Representative (Deputy)
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Mr Yassir Iqbal NTN Trainee Representative
Royal Brompton Hospital Mr Georgios Asimakopoulos Cardiac Surgery Representative
Royal Brompton Hospital Mr Johann Hoschtitzky Congenital Surgery Representative
Royal Brompton Hospital Ms Joy Edlin NTN Trainee Representative (Cardiac)
Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow Mr WK Ed Peng Congenital Cardiac Surgery Representative (Joint)
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Ms Daisy Sandeman NAHP Representative
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Mr Kelvin Lim Cardiothoracic Surgery Representative
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Mrs Thabbta Oliveira Nassif S Vianna TAD Representative
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Mr Vipin Zamvar Cardiothoracic Surgery Representative
Royal Papworth Hospital Mr Aman Coonar Thoracic Surgery Representative
Royal Papworth Hospital Mr Shakil Farid Cardiac Surgery Representative
Royal Stoke University Hospital Mr Lognathen Balacumaraswami Cardiac Surgery Representative
Royal Stoke University Hospital Mr Shilajit Ghosh Thoracic Surgery Representative
Royal Sussex County Hospital Mr Damian Balmforth Cardiac Surgery Representative
Royal Sussex County Hospital Ms Tara Bartley NAHP Representative
Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast Mr Christopher Austin Congenital Surgery Representative
Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast Mr Niall McGonigle Thoracic Surgery Representative
Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast Mr Pushpinder Sidhu Cardiac Surgery Representative
Southampton General Hospital Mr Antonio Ravaglioli Congenital Surgery Representative
Southampton General Hospital Mr Dimitrios Pousios Cardiac Surgery Representative
Southampton General Hospital Miss Lauren Dixon NTN Trainee Representative
Southampton General Hospital Mr Lukacs Veres Thoracic Surgery Representative
St Bartholomew's Hospital Mr Benjamin Adams Cardiac Surgery Representative
St Bartholomew's Hospital Miss Henrietta Wilson Thoracic Surgery Representative
St George's Hospital Mr Aziz Momin Cardiac Surgery Representative (Joint)
St George's Hospital Mr Ian John Hunt Thoracic Surgery Representative (Joint)
St George's Hospital Mr Justin Nowell Cardiac Surgery Representative (Joint)
St George's Hospital Dr Nadir Syed TAD Representative
St James's Hospital, Dublin Mr Gerard Fitzmaurice Thoracic Surgery Representative
St James's Hospital, Dublin Mr Gerard Fitzmaurice Cardiothoracic Surgery Representative
St James's University Hospital Miss Danai Karamanou Cardiac Surgery Representative
St James's University Hospital Mrs Megan Lancaster NAHP Representative
St James's University Hospital Mr Richard Milton Thoracic Surgery Representative
St Thomas' Hospital Ms Nisha Nair NAHP Representative
The Mater Hospital Mr Hossein Javadpour Cardiac Surgery Representative
The Mater Hospital Professor Karen Redmond Thoracic Surgery Representative
The Mater Hospital Dr. Patrick Higgins NTN Trainee Representative
University College London Hospital MR Davide Patrini Thoracic Surgery Representative (Joint)
University College London Hospital Mr Kunal Bhakhri Thoracic Surgery Representative (Joint)
University College London Hospital Mr Mario De Luca Jr TAD Representative (Deputy)
University Hospital Coventry Mr Nigel Evans NAHP Representative
University Hospital Coventry Mr Thomas Barker Cardiac Surgery Representative
University Hospital Coventry Ms Tracey Cox NAHP Representative
University Hospital of Wales Miss Indu Deglurkar Cardiac Surgery Representative
University Hospital of Wales Miss Malgorzata Kornaszewska Thoracic Surgery Representative
Victoria Hospital Mr Carmelo Raimondo Cardiac Surgery Representative
Victoria Hospital Mr Mohamad Bittar Thoracic Surgery Representative
Wythenshawe Hospital Ms Bhuvaneswari Krishnamoorthy Nursing and AHP Rep.
Wythenshawe Hospital Mr Eustace Fontaine Thoracic Surgery Representative
Wythenshawe Hospital Mr. Syed Faisal Hashmi TAD Representative (Thoracic)