Dr Babar Bashir Chaudhri | Best Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Dubai

Dr Babar Bashir Chaudhri

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgery

BA, MB, BChir, MA (University of Cambridge), MD (Research), FRCS Eng, FRCP, FRCS CTH, FACS, CCT UK

CMC Hospital – DHCC 2
English Urdu Hindi



Dr Babar Chaudhri studied Medicine at the University of Cambridge and has been in clinical practice since 1992. He trained comprehensively in cardiac and thoracic surgery in London and Scotland. He completed advanced speciality training in aortic, mitral and minimally invasive cardiac surgery and heart as well as lung transplantation during fellowships in Harefield and Freeman Hospitals in the UK and in MHH, Hannover, Germany.

He has performed in excess of 5600 adult cardiac surgical operations, 3000 major thoracic operations in Europe, UK, India and UAE.

He is UK board certified (CCT) and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

He practices safe, high quality cardiac and thoracic surgery at the leading edge, supported by international guidelines to the highest possible standards using the latest techniques.

He is an expert in off pump/ beating heart coronary surgery, aortic root/arch surgery and mitral valve repair and complex valvular and redo cardiac surgery.

He is trained in thoracic surgical oncology, including surgical staging and resections as well as surgery for mediastinal and pleural pathologies.

He is an expert in heart and lung transplantation (50 heart, 50 lung implants) mechanical circulatory assist devices and surgery for heart failure. He performs minimally invasive and complex cardiac surgery, especially re-operative valvular surgery, and surgery for atrial fibrillation.

He has a special interest in the surgical treatment of patients with aortic valve and root disease as well as pathology of the ascending aorta and arch, and he provides a 24/7 service for acute aortic dissection in Dubai.

Dr Chaudhri has published extensively in the medical literature especially in the area of heart failure and the molecular mechanisms underlying this.

Professional Awards

  •  2016 India’s Best Cardiac Surgeon
  • Medgate Today Healthcare Award 2016

Dr Babar Chaudhri’s surgical skill set includes:

  • Off Pump Coronary Artery Surgery
  • CABG
  • Heart Valve Repair and Replacement
  • Minimal Access Cardiac Surgery
  • Aortic Root and Arch Surgery
  • Surgery for Type A Aortic Dissection
  • Emergency Cardiac Surgery
  • Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Surgical Interventions for Heart Failure
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support (LVAD and ECMO)
  • Thoracic Surgical Oncology
  • Lung Resections
  • Minimal Access Surgery
  • Surgery for Pleural and Mediastinal Pathologies
  • Surgery for Emphysema and Bullous Lung Diseases
  • Surgical Treatment of Pneumothorax

Medical School:

University of Cambridge
School of Clinical Medicine
BA, MB, BChir, MA,

Andrew Semkov Memorial Prize

Higher Professional Qualifications:

FRCS (Eng)
On Specialist Register of General Medical Council, UK

Postgraduate Academic Degrees Research Fellow:

MD Research (University of London)
British Heart Foundation Research Fellow

Professional Society Memberships

Society of Thoracic Surgeons
European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation
Royal College of Surgeons of England
American College of Surgeons
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh


MHH, Hannover, Germany
Freeman Hospital, Newcastle, UK
Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, London, UK


Dr Babar is a well trained Surgeon to perform a wide range of surgical procedures, including coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), heart valve repair or replacement, heart transplant, lung surgery, esophageal surgery, and other complex procedures involving the heart and chest.

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Dr Babar Bashir Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Dubai, UAE who is Urdu Native.


I had repeat emergency cardiac surgery by Dr Babar Bashir Chaudhri. I recovered fully and left hospital after 7 days. My family were very impressed by the attention to every detail and the quality of his care which was superb. My first cardiac surgery was in Washington, USA and Dr Chaudhri was every bit as good, if not better than my American surgeon.

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