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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 Ramana Dhannapuneni Congenital Surgery Representative
Basildon Hospital Ms Alessia Rossi Cardiac Surgery Representative
Birmingham Children's Hospital Mr Adrian Crucean TAD Representative
Birmingham Children's Hospital Mrs Lynda O'Connor NAHP Representative
Birmingham Children's Hospital Mr Phil Botha Congenital Surgeon Representative
Bristol Royal Hospital for Children Mr Andrew Parry Congenital Surgery Representative
Bristol Royal Hospital for Children Mr Shafi Mussa Congenital Surgery Representative
Bristol Royal Infirmary Mr Cha Rajakaruna Cardiac Surgery Representative
Bristol Royal Infirmary Mr Douglas West Thoracic Surgery Representative Deputy
Bristol Royal Infirmary Mrs Hannah Moore NAHP Representative (Cardiac)
Bristol Royal Infirmary Mr Manraj Sandhu NTN Trainee Representative
Bristol Royal Infirmary Mrs Sara Gómez Rubio NAHP Representative (Thoracic)
Bristol Royal Infirmary Dr Vito Domenico Bruno TAD Representative
Castle Hill Hospital Mr Alexander Cale Cardiac Surgery Representative
Castle Hill Hospital Mr Benjamin Omoregbee TAD Representative
Castle Hill Hospital Mr Dumbor Ngaage Cardiac Surgery Representative (Deputy)
Castle Hill Hospital Ms Maxine Brampton NAHP Representative
Castle Hill Hospital Mr Syed Qadri Thoracic Surgery Representative (Deputy)
Castle Hill Hospital Mr Vasileios Tentzeris Thoracic Surgery Representative
Castle Hill Hospital Mr Yama Haqzad NTN Trainee 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
Cork University Hospital Ms Tara Ni Dhonnchu Cardiothoracic Surgery Representative (Deputy)
Derriford Hospital Mr Adrian Marchbank Thoracic Surgery Representative
Derriford Hospital Mr Clinton Lloyd Cardiac Surgery Representative
Derriford Hospital Mr Jaime Villaquiran TAD Representative
Derriford Hospital Mr Nader Moawad NTN Trainee Representative
Derriford Hospital Mrs Samantha Melhuish NAHP Representative
Evelina London Children's Hospital Mr Conal Austin Congenital Surgery Representative
Freeman Hospital Mr B C Ramesh Cardiac Surgery Representative
Freeman Hospital Mr Dharmendra Agrawal Thoracic Surgery Representative
Freeman Hospital Mr Mohamed Nassar Congenital Surgery Representative
Freeman Hospital Mr Mohamed Nassar Congenital Surgery Representative
Glenfield Hospital Mr Apostolos Nakas Thoracic Surgery Representative
Glenfield Hospital Ms Georgia Layton NTN Trainee Representative
Glenfield Hospital Mr Leonidas Hadjinikolaou Cardiac Surgery Representative
Glenfield Hospital Miss Michelle Gibb NAHP Representative
Glenfield Hospital Mr Zein El-Dean TAD Representative
Golden Jubilee National Hospital Mr Harikrishna Doshi Cardiac Surgery Representative
Golden Jubilee National Hospital Miss Jennifer Whiteley NTN Trainee Representative
Golden Jubilee National Hospital Mr Lucian Mocanu TAD Representative
Golden Jubilee National Hospital Mr Mark Danton Congenital Surgery Representative (Joint)
Golden Jubilee National Hospital Mr Mathew Thomas Thoracic Surgery Representative
Golden Jubilee National Hospital Miss Sarah Faichney NAHP Representative
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children Mr Martin Kostolny Congenital Surgery Representative
Guy's Hospital Miss Juliet King Thoracic Surgery Representative
Guy's Hospital Miss Tanya Jackson NAHP Representative
Hammersmith Hospital Mrs Diana Moreira NAHP Representative
Hammersmith Hospital Mr Ian Cummings NTN Trainee 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
Harefield Hospital Mr Abu Farmidi TAD Representative
Harefield Hospital Mr Jullien Gaer Cardiac Surgery Representative
Harefield Hospital Mr Shahzad Raja NTN Trainee Representative (Cardiac)
Harefield Hospital Ms Yi Wang NAHP Representative
Harefield Hospital Mrs Zainab Khanbhai NAHP Representative
James Cook University Hospital Mr Ahmed Abbas TAD Representative
James Cook University Hospital Dr Charlotte Holmes NTN Trainee Representative
James Cook University Hospital Ms Cristina Ruiz Segria NAHP Representative
James Cook University Hospital Mr Ian Paul Thoracic Surgery Representative
James Cook University Hospital Mr Mazyar Kanani Cardiac Surgery Representative
John Radcliffe Hospital Mr Andrea D'Alessio TAD Representative
John Radcliffe Hospital Mr Dionisios Stavroulias Thoracic Surgery Representative
John Radcliffe Hospital Prof Georgios Krasopoulos Cardiac Surgery Representative
John Radcliffe Hospital Mrs Jenny Mitchell NAHP Representative
John Radcliffe Hospital Miss Rhona Taberham NTN Trainee Representative
King College Hospital Foundation Trust Mr Sean Griffiths NAHP Representative
King's College Hospital Miss Alia Noorani Cardiac Surgery Representative
King's College Hospital Mr Donald Whitaker Thoracic Surgery Representative
King's College Hospital Mr Gentjan Jakaj TAD Representative
Leeds General Infirmary Miss Betsy Evans Cardiac Surgery Representative
Leeds General Infirmary Mr Imre Kassai Congenital Surgery Representative (Deputy)
Leeds General Infirmary Mr Mohamed Shoeib NTN Trainee Representative (Congenital)
Leeds General Infirmary Mr Osama Jaber Congenital Surgery Representative
Leeds General Infirmary Mr Sotirios Papaspyros Cardiac Surgery Representative (Deputy)
Leeds General Infirmary Mr Vinay Rao TAD Representative (Congenital)
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital Mr Ahmed Othman Cardiac Surgery Representative
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital Mrs Amanda Walthew NAHP Representative (Thoracic)
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital Ms Celia Ireland NAHP Representative (Cardiac)
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital Dr Mauin Uddin TAD Representative (Joint)
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital Mr Mostafa Snosi TAD Representative (Joint)
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital Mr Steven Woolley Thoracic Surgery Representative
Manchester Royal Infirmary Mr Ahmed Adem TAD Representative
Manchester Royal Infirmary Mr Amir Sepehripour Cardiothoracic Surgery Representative (Deputy)
Manchester Royal Infirmary Mr Kenneth McLaughlin Cardiac Surgery Representative
Morriston Hospital Mr Afzal Zaidi Cardiac Surgery Representative
Morriston Hospital Professor Ira Goldsmith Thoracic Surgery Representative
Morriston Hospital Ms Libby Nolan NAHP Representative
Morriston Hospital Mr Umair Aslam TAD Representative
New Cross Hospital Mr Ahmed Habib Thoracic Surgery Representative
New Cross Hospital Mrs Carly Cartwright NAHP Representative (Deputy)
New Cross Hospital Mrs Carly Cartwright NAHP Representative (Deputy)
New Cross Hospital Mr Giuseppe Rescigno Cardiac Surgery Representative
New Cross Hospital Mr Kumaresan Nagarajan TAD Representative
New Cross Hospital Mr Mahmoud Abdelaziz Cardiac Surgery Representative (Deputy)
New Cross Hospital Ms Rebecca Simmons NAHP Representative
New Cross Hospital Mr Yassir Iqbal NTN Trainee Representative
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Mr Haisam Saad TAD Representative
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Mr Jakub Kadlec Thoracic Surgery Representative
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Mrs Zoe Lyons NAHP Representative
Northern General Hospital Mr David Hopkinson Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery Representative
Northern General Hospital Mr Stefano Forlani Cardiac Surgery Representative
Nottingham City Hospital Mr Anas Boulemden Cardiac Surgery Representative
Nottingham City Hospital Dr Giulia Apicella TAD Representative
Nottingham City Hospital Mr Joseph Parker NAHP Representative (Cardiac)
Nottingham City Hospital Mr Mayooran Nithiananthan NTN Trainee Representative
Nottingham City Hospital Mr Mohammad Hawari Thoracic Surgery Representative
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Mr Chris Bond NTN Trainee Representative
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Mr David Quinn TAD Representative
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Mr Maninder Kalkat Thoracic Surgery Representative
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Mr Moninder Bhabra Cardiac Surgery Representative
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Mr Saifullah Mohamed NTN Trainee Representative
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Mr Stephen Rooney Cardiac Surgery Representative (Deputy)
Royal Brompton Hospital Mr Georgios Asimakopoulos Cardiac Surgery Representative
Royal Brompton Hospital Mr Johann Hoschtitzky Congenital Surgery Representative
Royal Brompton Hospital Ms Melissa Rochon NAHP Representative
Royal Brompton Hospital Mrs Nisha Bhudia NAHP Representative
Royal Brompton Hospital Mr Nizar Asadi NTN Trainee Representative (Thoracic)
Royal Brompton Hospital Mr Silviu Buderi Thoracic Surgery Representative
Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow Mr WK Ed Peng Congenital Cardiac Surgery Representative (Joint)
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Dr Anthony Chambers NTN Trainee Representative
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Mr Kelvin Lim Cardiothoracic Surgery Representative
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Mr Vipin Zamvar Cardiothoracic Surgery Representative
Royal Papworth Hospital Dr Daniel Sitaranjan NTN Trainee Representative
Royal Papworth Hospital Mr Giuseppe Aresu Thoracic Surgery Representative
Royal Papworth Hospital Mr Jayenthan Karunanantham TAD Representative
Royal Papworth Hospital Mr John Hogan NTN Trainee Representative
Royal Papworth Hospital Mrs Maura Sale NAHP Representative
Royal Papworth Hospital Mr Shakil Farid Cardiac Surgery Representative
Royal Stoke University Hospital Mr Andy Brazier NTN Trainee Representative
Royal Stoke University Hospital Mrs Jayamol Joseph NAHP 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 Amit Modi Cardiac Surgery Representative
Royal Sussex County Hospital Mrs Anna Gesicka NAHP Representative
Royal Sussex County Hospital Mr Khalid Mujahid NTN Trainee Representative
Royal Sussex County Hospital Ms Ruhina Alam TAD Representative
Royal Sussex County Hospital Ms Tara Bartley NAHP Representative
Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast Mrs Cheryl Tuff NAHP Representative
Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast Mr Christopher Austin Congenital Surgery Representative
Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast Mr Gareth Hooks NTN Trainee Representative
Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast Mr Niall McGonigle Thoracic Surgery Representative
Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast Mr Peter Claver Ernest Mhandu TAD Representative
Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast Mr Pushpinder Sidhu Cardiac Surgery Representative
Southampton General Hospital MS Angela Jarca NAHP Representative
Southampton General Hospital Mr Antonio Ravaglioli Congenital Surgery Representative
Southampton General Hospital Mr Dimitrios Pousios Cardiac Surgery Representative
Southampton General Hospital Mr Hani Ali-Ghosh TAD Representative
Southampton General Hospital Mr Lukacs Veres Thoracic Surgery Representative
Southampton General Hospital Mr Walid Mohamed NTN Trainee Representative
St Bartholomew's Hospital Mr Benjamin Adams Cardiac Surgery Representative
St Bartholomew's Hospital Mrs Helen Munday NAHP Representative
St Bartholomew's Hospital Miss Henrietta Wilson Thoracic Surgery Representative
St Bartholomew's Hospital Mr Jacob Chacko NTN Trainee Representative
St Bartholomew's Hospital Miss Sara Volpi NTN Trainee Representative
St George's Hospital Mr Ashok Kar NTN Trainee Representative (Thoracic))
St George's Hospital Mr Aziz Momin Cardiac Surgery Representative (Joint)
St George's Hospital Miss Carol Tan Thoracic Surgery Representative (Joint)
St George's Hospital Mr Ee Kew NTN Trainee Representative (Thoracic)
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 Vincent Young Cardiothoracic Surgery Representative
St James's University Hospital Mr Joshil Lodhia NTN Trainee Representative
St James's University Hospital Mrs Megan Lancaster NAHP Representative
St James's University Hospital Mr POLYVIOS DROSOS TAD Representative
St James's University Hospital Mr Richard Milton Thoracic Surgery Representative
St Thomas' Hospital Mr Antonio Bivona TAD Representative (Cardiac)
St Thomas' Hospital Mr Michael Sabetai Cardiac Surgery Representative
St Thomas' Hospital Ms Nisha Nair NAHP Representative
St Thomas' Hospital Miss Victoria Rizzo NTN Trainee Representative (Cardiac)
The Mater Hospital Mr Hossein Javadpour Cardiac Surgery Representative
The Mater Hospital Ms Karen Redmond Thoracic Surgery Representative
The Mater Hospital Dr. Patrick Higgins NTN Trainee Representative
University College London Hospital Mr David Lawrence Cardiac Surgery 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 College London Hospital Mrs Thabbta Oliveira Nassif S Vianna TAD Representative
University Hospital Coventry Mr Ansh Garg TAD Representative
University Hospital Coventry Mr Nigel Evans NAHP Representative
University Hospital Coventry Ms Tracey Cox NAHP Representative
University Hospital of Wales Mrs Catherine Von Oppell NAHP Representative
University Hospital of Wales Mr Hatam Naase Thoracic Surgery Representative
University Hospital of Wales Miss Indu Deglurkar Cardiac Surgery Representative
University Hospital of Wales Miss Jennifer Williams NTN Trainee Representative
University Hospital of Wales Miss Malgorzata Kornaszewska Thoracic Surgery Representative
Victoria Hospital Mr Carmelo Raimondo Cardiac Surgery Representative
Victoria Hospital Mrs Donna Croft NAHP Representative
Victoria Hospital Mr Duncan Steele NTN Trainee Representative
Victoria Hospital Mr Mohamad Bittar Thoracic Surgery Representative
Victoria Hospital Mr Mukesh Karuppannan TAD Representative
Wythenshawe Hospital Ms Bhuvaneswari Krishnamoorthy Nursing and AHP Rep.
Wythenshawe Hospital Mr Eustace Fontaine Thoracic Surgery Representative
Wythenshawe Hospital Mr Marcus Taylor NTN Trainee Representative
Wythenshawe Hospital Mr Rajamiyer Venkateswaran Cardiac Surgery Representative