Mr. Adam El Gamel


  • BSC 1979 Ain Shams: MB ChB 1982 Ain Shams: MRCP 1984:
  • FRCS Edin 1988: FRCS Eng 1989:
  • MD Manchester University 1997 ( Transplant Immunology):
  • FRCS CTh Eng 1998

Areas of Specialisation

Mr El-Gamel is a leading adult cardiothoracic surgeon and has a special interest and expertise in the fields of:

  • Beating heart coronary artery bypass
  • Heart failure surgery
  • Minimally invasive valve repair and replacement surgery
  • Aneurysm management
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Lung reduction
  • Lung resection for cancer

Specialist Training

Mr El-Gamel is trained in all aspects of adult cardiothoracic surgery and transplantation as a Registrar, Senior Registrar and Chief Resident through UK and the USA in the following units

  • Hammersmith Hospital London 1985-1987 (Senior House Officer/First Registrar job)
  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham 1989-1990 Registrar
  • Children Hospital Birmingham 1990-1991 Registrar
  • Yale University USA 1991-1992 Chief Resident
  • Hartland Hospital Birmingham 1993-1994 Registrar
  • Wythenshawe Hospital Manchester 1994-1996 Senior Registrar
  • Manchester Royal Infirmary 1996-1997 Senior Registrar

Positions & Memberships

  • Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Waikato Hospital.
  • Clinical Director Cardiothoracic Surgery, Waikato Hospital (Current)
  • Senior Lecturer in Cardiothoracic Surgery Auckland University (Current)
  • Senior Lecturer and Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon Kings College Hospital 1997-2009
  • Director of minimally invasive cardiac surgery Kings College Hospital London 2004 -2009

Mr El-Gamel currently works at Waikato Hospital and Braemar Hospital Hamilton